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Newtown Depot, Bowden Road, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£28,376.48 - £30,633.74 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Details

Grade: 6F Hourly Rate: £14.70 - £15.87 Salary: £28,376.48 - £30,633.74 per annum Contract Duration: Permanent Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Role Purpose

This is a multi disciplined job in a busy fabrication workshop . The successful candidate will be provided with various training and a great remuneration package. This is a growing department and career development is possible. The purpose of the role of a Fabrication Welder/Mechanic within the Blacksmith workshop, is to carry out fabrication and welding works on both large and small projects as well as to repair and maintain vehicles, including fabrication, welding and corrosion repairs.


Fabrication Welder City and Guilds time served or relevant industry experience A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post. * If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Gary Lothian by telephone on 07977642076 or by email at Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.
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