2 x Welders

  • Job ref: 029/00285
  • Type:
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £12.50 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Reading
  • Date posted: 15 February 2024

Job details

  • Reading
  • Job Ref: 029/00285
  • Salary: 12.50 per hour

Driver Hire Reading are currently recruiting 2 x Welders on a Temp to Perm for our customer based in Reading. Our customer is the UK’s premier manufacturer, supplier and installer of temporary fencing.

We are looking to recruit 2 x Welders to join our Reading site. You will be a key link to the depot by being responsible for processing instructions received from the Depot Supervisor as requested, ensuring quality, safety, security, and minimising wastage.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Manufacture steel fence components and gates
  • Able to fabricate using all tools: saws, grinders, punch machines
  • MIG welding and repairing mesh fencing to company specifications
  • Operating welding equipment and tools safely and efficiently
  • Reading and interpreting technical drawings and schematics to ensure accurate assembly of products
  • Maintaining equipment, tools, and a clean and organized work area
  • Adhering to safety guidelines and wearing appropriate protective gear
  • Reporting any issues or malfunctions to the supervisor
  • Monitor all welding processes and ensure absence of any shrinkage and distortion to materials.
  • Ensure sound weld joints and good cosmetic finish.
  • Sanding \ Grinding components or assemblies to remove splatter, and to ensure the optimal fit of components for onward finishing
  • Able to use measuring equipment


  • Prior experience as a welder preferred
  • Knowledge of welding techniques and equipment, in particular MIG welding
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematic diagrams
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with precision
  • Dependable, punctual, and able to work well in a team
  • Availability to work overtime as needed

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay rate whilst on Temp to Perm: £12.50 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday – 6am starts
  • Overtime available


  • MIG welding: 1 year (preferred)
  • Fabrication: 1 year (preferred)

If you are interested in this role then please apply ASAP.

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