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Vacancy - Welder/Fabricator. Issued January 2021

Welder / Fabricator 

We are currently looking for an experienced welder / fabricator to join our team here at Malakoff Limited.

The position would be based at our workshops in Lerwick and working at customers sites as required.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all work carried out is done safely in accordance with the Company‚Äôs Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Carry out fabrication/welding of mild steels, aluminium, and stainless steel.
  • Ability to interpret/work from fabrication drawings.
  • Maintaining a clean, tidy, and safe working environment.
  • Ensure shared fabrication equipment (e.g. large drills) are used, kept tidy and maintained correctly.
  • Ensure documented processes are followed at all times.
  • Use & maintain all supplied Personal Protective Equipment in good condition.
  • Actively participate in training, to learn new production techniques and processes as and when required.
  • Informing Management of any problems and/or concerns.


  • Suitable candidates will display a positive attitude, flexibility, and willingness to get the job done.
  • Applicants must be physically fit and able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Experience of MMA, MIG and TIG processes although training will be provided.
  • Experience of working with different materials would be advantageous i.e. mild steels, aluminium, stainless steels.
  • Welding/Fabrication Qualification and experience is essential.
  • Previous welding codings would be advantageous but not essential as the successful candidate will have the opportunity to achieve coding within the company.

An excellent wage rate commensurate with experience and occasional overtime will be required.

For an informal discussion on the above position please contact Jack Tulloch or to apply please telephone: 01595 695544 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application form.

Apprenticeships at Malakoff Limited

Apprenticeships at Malakoff Limited

Malakoff Limited are proud to offer opportunity and apprenticeships to those within Shetland who are keen for a career in the oil & gas, boatbuilding and renewables industries with engineering and welding/fabricating apprenticeships being offered annually, with business administrative, electrician and painting apprenticeships being offered on an ad dhoc basis. Click read more to hear about the opportunity an apprenticeship in Shetland at Malakoff Limited could offer. 

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