Pipe Fabricator

Closing Date: 20/10/2021 @ 17:00

Position Description

Due to continued growth we are looking to integrate a Pipe Fabricator to support our growing team in our indoor purpose built fabrication facility in Banbridge. This post is permanent contract. It is an amazing opportunity for a candidate that wants to gain experience with a progressive and dynamic company to further your career.

Responsibilities include:

  • To operate welding equipment.
  • Cutting metal structures.
  • Responsible for highlighting any faults or damage to the machine and its tooling.
  • Clean tools, equipment and work areas.
  • Maintain a safe working environment.
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by Management.

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous proven experience in tacking pipe in preparation for welding using one of or various welding methods including MIG/TIG/Stick.
  • Working knowledge and experience in correct measurement and marking of length, squareness, alignment, and flange bolt orientation.
  • Able to accurately use all assoc. measurement tooling including measuring tape, square, pocket level, pipe level, centre finder, wrap around and flange pins.
  • Able to read pipe work drawings and plan fit up stages to maximise accuracy of fitment.
  • Working knowledge of pipework tolerances and foresight of where to make adjustments if necessary.
  • Previous experience working with large diameter pipe (up to 350mm) required.
  • Able to confidently use all cutting and prepping equipment if needs be including band saw, grinder, dye grinder, beveller and plasma cutter.
  • Ability to set up pipe stands and clamps correctly in order to optimise speed and accuracy of fit up.
  • Take responsibility for double checking fit ups are correct before releasing to welding phase.

Desirable Criteria:

  • • Current Forklift license


Fabrication Facilities, Banbridge


07:00-17:00, Mon – Thu; 07:00-16:00, Fri


Competitive depending on experience

Responsible to:

Fabrication Manager

About Us

The opportunity has arisen to join an industry leader in UK's Building Services providers. We design, develop and deliver a wide range of offsite-prefabricated, innovative and sustainable building service solutions throughout the UK & Ireland.

Alternative Heat specialises in the design, supply and installation of a wide range of prefabricated energy solutions, typically built in NI and shipped throughout the UK and Ireland. We also offer turnkey design, build and operate solutions for commercial energy centers and large-scale district heating solutions and have experience with successfully procuring and delivering many similiar packages to a wide range of public body's throughout Ireland and UK.

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Annual Health Check
  • 30 days Annual Leave
To apply for this role, send your CV and covering letter to hradmin@alternativeheat.co.uk Alternative Heat is an equal opportunities employer.
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