Steel Erector
Sutton in Ashfield

Steel Erector

Ref: 716| Posted: 24th Apr 2024

Edwards Employment Solutions Ltd are an award-winning, independent recruiter who support ‘employers of choice’ across the East Midlands and Yorkshire.  We partner with a wide range of companies within the Industrial, Engineering and Office Support sectors, bringing excellent career opportunities to YOU!

We are currently recruiting for a Steel Erector, to join the team at our Engineering client, with their Sutton in Ashfield based Head Office.

They are a well-established and market leading supplier of engineering solutions, specialising in the design and construction of metal fabrications, primarily to the water and energy sectors.

This is a permanent vacancy.

This role dictates you will be required to work away from home when required.

Salary details & package

  • y Benefits Scheme:

  • Market value salary package

  • 33 days holiday (including Public holidays)

  • Holiday buy back scheme - up to 5 days

  • Pension contributions - 4%

  • Performance bonus/incentives

  • Extra days holiday around Christmas

  • Company car/car allowance/fuel card - eligible roles

  • Professional development initiatives through our Academy

  • New employee finders fee/refer a friend (£500)

  • Electric vehicle charging

  • Emotional assistance programs (mental and emotional wellbeing)

  • Company sick pay

  • Free parking

  • Free tea/coffee

  • Company workwear

  • Social events - run by Social Committee

  • Long service awards

  • Health screening

  • Jury Service - Financial support scheme

  • Christmas gift voucher


The Role – Steel Erector

As a Steel Erector, you will be responsible for:

  • Possess the ability to read and understand drawings and follow safe working practices in the pre assembly and erection of structural steelwork at low and high levels

  • Sling loads, signal and work with cranes

  • Working at height and operating high level access equipment e.g. Mobile Operating Platforms (MEWP’s)

  • Operate site plant and equipment

  • Reviewing technical plans drawn by architects and engineers

  • Planning project assembly

  • Cutting and shaping steel

  • Operating hand and power tools

  • Installing and fixing together steel girders, pipework and beam sections to make a steel framework

  • Using elevated work platforms and scissor lifts

  • Lifting and guiding components into position with tower cranes

  • Lining up and levelling steelwork before bolting it in place


The Candidate



  • Full UK driving licence

  • Ability to follow engineering drawings

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent practical skills

  • Ability to work in a small team

  • Can do attitude

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Working on-site, often at height


  •  Valid CSCS Steel Erector card (training can be provided)

  • Slinger/signaller (training can be provided)

  • Valid CPCS Plant Operator Card or IPAF for MEWPS Operator card (training can be provided)

Do you feel you match the criteria? Contact us today!

Please apply today with a current CV, or call the office for a chat about your suitability on 01246 886366.

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