Aluminium Fixer Required – Apply Now: Salary R45 000 a month. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to relocate to the UK and work as an aluminium fixer. This has come about due to Brexit which reversed the flow of foreign skilled workers plying their trade in the UK. Every foreigner now needs a work permit and our client will facilitate permits for the right people.
Our client is one of the largest aluminium, glazing and facade installers in the UK and has worked on many of the iconic architectural structures of recent times. Their immediate need is for up to 50 Aluminium Fixers.
The company would specifically like to employ South Africans contractors due to their reputation in the industry as people who “just get the job done”.
You will need to have strong experience in installing aluminium and/or cladding systems (windows, doors, facades).
Once recruited, the company will purchase a one-way ticket for you to London and facilitate a work permit. Company-rented accommodation is offered in England at a nominal cost (houses close to site that are shared with other company employees).
Site Manager / Project Manager
Reporting directly to the Site Manager/Project Manager your duties will include the installation of windows, doors, curtain walling, bolted glass, fire rated glazing, EPDM’s and all associated flashings and fittings. They will also include the installation of cladding systems.
PLACE OF WORK
You will normally be required to work at one site as required by the needs of the business. This can include staying away from home.
HOURS OF WORK
Your normal hours of work are 48 per week, Monday to Friday between the times 8.00am and 6.00pm with agreed breaks each day. You may be required to work additional hours when authorised and as necessitated by the needs of the business inclusive of weekends.
Install façade related glazing and cladding works within set safety and quality standards. Ensure that all works are installed to the construction issue drawings and as direct by the site management team.
You will work on aluminium installation projects typically valued at between £0.2m – £2.5m
Responsible for their personal day to day health and safety whilst on site
Report to the site management team any issues or concerns relative to the general health and safety of the tasks issued and the wider site as a whole
Carry out the mandatory daily checks on plant and equipment and report any issues to the site management team
Control of materials on site to ensure that they are inspected at point of delivery, safely stored until incorporated in the works and adequately protected once installed
Ensure that the works are installed to the installation drawings provided
Ensure that the works are installed to the gridlines and datums provided
Ensuring that QA checks are carried out in conjunction with the site management team
Report any issues to the site management team that prevents them from working effectively
Report any installation issues to the site management team where construction details do not work to the installation drawings provided
Keep work areas tidy and clear rubbish from their work area at the end of each shift
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Experienced in the installation of Curtain Walling, Structural Glazing, Windows and doors
Experience in the installation of cladding systems
Must be able to understand technical installation drawings
Must be able to set-out their works from gridlines and datums provided
Must be able to communicate well with the site management team and client’s management team
Good general IT skills
You will be required to take a criminal record check (a criminal record may influence your eligibility for a work permit)
You will be required to take and pass an English language competency test (this is taken into account when applying for a work permit)
You must have a valid passport