Balfour Beatty
UK, North West, Seascale
5d ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Pipefitter to join our BB Kilpatrick team to work in Sellafield, Cumbria.

What you'll be doing

As a Pipefitter you will :

  • Comply with appropriate health and safety, risk and quality requirements;
  • Correctly select and safely use tools and equipment for the fabrication, assembly, installation and decommissioning of pipework components and systems;
  • Plan, organise and undertake the fabrication, assembly, installation, maintenance and decommissioning of pipework components and systems;
  • Read, interpret and apply engineering drawing information;
  • Shape pipework components using hand and power tools to cut, drill, shape and finish components to the required tolerance, specification and standard;
  • Assemble and install pipework using the appropriate methods, techniques and equipment in accordance with the specification including welded, threaded, bolted and clamped jointing solutions;
  • Ensure the integrity of joints in accordance with specifications, in line with specified quality procedures and to precise tolerances;
  • Undertake the testing and inspection of the fabricated and / or installed pipework using the appropriate techniques;
  • Work with others and contribute to effective working relationships within an Engineering Construction environment;
  • Apply techniques for the temporary or permanent removal of an engineering construction piping related system or component;
  • Communicate by keeping others informed about work plans or activities which may affect them and seek assistance from others without causing undue disruption to normal work activities.
  • Who we're looking for

    Personal Qualities and Experience :

  • A minimum of three GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above, including English, Maths and a Science or Technology based subject;
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment;
  • Relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, regulations and company-specific requirements for safe working practises and procedures;
  • Importance and benefits of recognised Industry safety passport schemes;
  • How to work safely, personal site safety responsibilities and how to respond to and provide solutions to problems and emergencies;
  • Engineering practices and principles including reading engineering drawings and marking out techniques;
  • Mathematical techniques and formula related to the fabrication, development and installation of pipework systems;
  • How to correctly select and safely use hand tools, mechanical tools and equipment in differing environments for the fabrication, repair, installation and decommissioning of pipework systems;
  • Common and specialist pipe materials such as ferrous, non-ferrous and non-metallic including fittings associated with the pipework components and systems;
  • Pipework preparation, fabrication, installation, maintenance, testing and decommissioning techniques commonly used throughout the Engineering Construction industry;
  • Appropriate codes, practices and industry standards and their application to ensure quality requirements are met.
  • Why work for us

    Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

    About us

    We deliver flexible civil engineering and construction services from regional hubs and UK-wide local delivery units, aligned to chosen sectors.

    Responsible for close to GBP2 billion of turnover annually, our teams deliver regional and national framework contracts, new builds, refurbishment and fit out across a number of core markets.

    We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

    Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

    We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

    Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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