Job Overview

type : F/T 37.5 hours
location : Livingston On-Site
category : Fabrication


WGM Engineering is one of Scotland’s leading engineering solution providers and performing responsibly is integral to our success and sustainability. We are committed to delivering projects and services whilst ensuring that we meet our customer and society needs, whilst managing the social and environmental impacts of our business. Since trading commenced in 1986, WGM has continued to develop its operations to adhere to the marketplace and client demand. This has been achieved by offering a unique and total service where Mechanical, Electrical and Civil Engineering disciplines are provisioned under the one roof. Aligning our three disciplines and our strategically located service centres offers a total turnkey solution to clients countrywide and ensures we are the number one engineering company of choice.


WGM Engineering have an excellent opportunity for a welder to join our Engineering solutions team based in Livingston on a permanent basis.

The overall purpose of the role is to design, join and shape metal to create structures, objects and component parts or repair existing ones. The Welder will read and interpret welding specifications in order to establish the correct process.


Main duties and responsibilities

  • Read and interpret drawings and plans to develop and design welding projects
  • Interpret welding procedures, specifications and standards in engineering construction
  • Lay out, fit, measure and weld metals to create desired shape or object
  • Operate welding equipment
  • Use burning equipment
  • Manufacture using detailed drawings
  • Inspect and test welds for durability as well as meeting specified standards, highlighting any items that do not meet job requirements
  • Inspect, examine and text equipment to determine if repairs or new equipment is needed
  • Complete reports, RAMS, job sheets in a clear and concise manner
  • Detail welding procedures, programmes and work methods
  • Liaise with both internal and external customers
  • Provide updates to Fabrication Supervisor advising of job progress


To be considered for this position you will have at least 2-3 years previous experience within a welding role ideally within an engineering setting, the ideal candidate will have excellent technical skills and the ability to work as part of team as well and on your own.

To apply please send an update cv to the WGM recruitment team for further review.

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