Welder – Avonmouth (Bristol)

Reference 2023-13903

Non fixed term

Avonmouth, Bristol


Early career

Your missions

This role is based in the Avonmouth (Bristol, UK).

As a Welder of Framatome Ltd you will ensure product is delivered in line with the documented procedures and standards.

Framatome has an international reputation for offering a large and diverse variety of career opportunities. Our focus is to attract highly talented individuals who share our values before promoting you through our internal development and career mobility opportunities.

Framatome will play a vital part in the delivery of Britain’s ambition to fight climate change and reach Net Zero emissions. It will bring together a number of supply and engineering firms Framatome.

For this opportunity nuclear experience is desirable but not essential.  We encourage people from other sectors and the diversity of experience this adds.

As a team member within Framatome you will be expected to achieve success through your engagement with, and demonstration of, our Framatome values and behaviours. 

The behaviours we identify in all our high performers include their abilities to:

  • ensure safety, environment, and compliance.
  • customer orientation.
  • drive for results.
  • honesty.
  • collaboration and teamwork.
  • inspirational leadership and change management
  • enterprise perspective
  • developing self and others
  • holding self and others accountable
  • decision making

Framatome has a set of example “observable behaviours” underpinning each of these and we will be looking for these during the selection phases.



You are

The main responsibilities will be:

  • To weld carbon and stainless steel competently using manual TIG, semi-automatic TIG and semi-automatic MIG welding processes in all modes and directions;
  • To work from detailed engineering drawings;
  • To adhere to weld procedures, relevant quality procedures and assist with quality records and documentation;
  • To maintain equipment and small tools for assembly / welding / calibration.

Detailed QHSE responsibilities:

  • To never undertake work without first ensuring that means will be in place to guarantee that the work can be done in a safe and compliant manner;
  • To be suitably familiar with the contents of this Risk Assessment and Method Statements and Permit to Work;
  • To attend any HSE training, meetings, etc. as requested;
  • To attend, participate in and periodically lead Toolbox Talks;
  • To ensure that tools, equipment and materials brought into and used in the area are fully checked and are compliant with HSE requirements; 
  • To ensure that no work is carried out unless supported by the relevant specific Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Work Permits;
  • To carry out periodic HSE inspections in the area;
  • To ensure that all incidents and near to misses are reported.

Role requirements:


  • NVQ Level 3 Welding Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Successful completion of trade test is required for the role:
    • For welders this will be a HL04 weld test on 4” stainless steel 304l.

Technical skills:

  • Fundamental understanding EN ISO/ASME welding standards;
  • Experience of TIG/MIG/MAG etc welding;
  • Be time served / apprentice trained;
  • Experience in fabrication of Stainless-steel equipment;
  • Read and understand detailed CAD drawings;
  • Used to working in a production and engineering environment;
  • Knowledge of current Health & Safety regulations.

Additional information

Specialization: V6 - Welding, machining and maintenance technician

Level of education (all) Non-Degree Program

Place: United Kingdom, Bristol, Avonmouth

Employment level: Engineer & Executive

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