Fabricator Welder/Sheet Metal Worker – G K & N Services, Holmfirth

Fabricator Welder/Sheet Metal Worker:

Job Type: Full-Time

Hours: 40

Shift Pattern- Monday-Thursday (7:30am – 4:30pm), Friday (7:30am-1:30pm)

Location: Brockholes, Holmfirth


Job Description:

G K & N Services Ltd (including G K & N Spares Ltd) are a family run company based in Holmfirth; we design, manufacture and build bespoke road and rail vehicle tankers and sell them to the biggest operators in the UK, as well as running an online and onsite shop which supplies accessories to drainage, welfare and jetting companies.


Due to expansion, and a full order book, G K & N Services is now seeking a Fabricator/Welder with Sheet Metal experience to perform a join our team. They will take the direction and instruction from the fabrication manager whilst aiding the production in manufacture, finishing and delivery of high-quality tankers for the jetting, drainage and welfare industry.


Purpose of the role:

The purpose of the role is to receive training to allow you to develop your skills whilst supporting the manufacture and assembly of high-quality mild/stainless steel fabrications and vessels used for moving, storing and expelling liquids/semi-solids in the jetting, drainage and welfare industry.


Key areas:

  • Be competent in the technical aspect of fabrication welding, sheet metal manufacture and assembly, and be fully proficient in MIG/TIG welding and manipulation of complex fabrications including ancillary items such as pipework, brackets and supports.
  • Be willing to gain more extensive knowledge from others on how to manipulate general metal shop equipment such as press brakes, power saws, guillotines, pillar drills, rollers, and other workshop equipment.
  • The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and ensure implementation according to tolerances, finish , and weld specification.
  • Understand flat pattern development, marking out and bending allowances.
  • Understanding of the principals around mechanical engineering practices within a special purpose manufacturing environment.
  • Be able to deliver solutions to technical issues as and when they arise.
  • Have a key eye for detail with the ability to work independently or as part of a team.


Key skills and Experience:

  • A positive, enthusiastic person with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Able to work under pressure and in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and ambitious.


Fabrication/Welding Experience: 4 years (Essential)

Vessel and pipe welding experience (Desired)

Experience in tanker building, jetting, drainage and welfare industry (Desired)


  • Company pension adviser and company contribution
  • Bupa health plan after a qualifying period


Apply by CV only to info@gkandnservices.co.uk or call 01484 684128 for more details. Please add “As seen on Holmfirth.info” when applying, thank you.






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