An experienced Plater is required for a Heavy Engineering facility based in Stockton. This position is a temp to perm role.


Duties include:

  • Working to various engineering drawings, including the understanding of welding signs and symbols
  • Plating and fabricating steel
  • Undertaking hand burning and the profiling of steel
  • Abiding by strict Health & Safety protocol
  • MIG Welding to a high standard including performing fillet, butt and multi-run welds


  • Applicants must be competent to read and interpret complex engineering drawings, including welding signs and symbols
  • Applicants must be Time Served as a Plater or Fabricator
  • Applicants must have experience working within a heavy engineering environment
  • Be able to competently MIG weld mild steel
  • Be skilled with various plating and fabrication techniques and able to use associated equipment


This position pays £8.54 (days), £9.82 (backs) and £10.68 (nights). This position operates on a temporary to permanent basis and comes with readily available overtime including time & 1/3 during the week, time & ½ Saturdays and double time Sundays


Applicants will work a 2 shift rotation comprising day and back shift. The hours of work are 7am-3pm and 3pm-11pm. This work is Monday to Friday. In periods of peak production applicants must also be flexible to work a night shift (11pm-7am).


Please contact Joe Rowan for more details on or at

Required skills

  • welder
  • Plater
  • plate
  • plating
  • weld

Application question

Have you had experience working as a plater?

Reference: 34322665

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