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General Operative Draperstown

Posted 3 months ago

First Choice are recruiting a General Operative for our Client based in Draperstown on a Temporary to permanent contract.

Job Duties

  • Removing jigs from the crane following dipping in galvanising bath
  • Filing & wire brushing steel items
  • Stacking, strapping/shrink wrapping galvanised steel items
  • Weighing & recording steel items
  • Removal and storage of steel items in yard
  • Dipping items to be galvanised in to galvanising bath
  • Checking that steel items are properly prepared prior to dipping in bath
  • Ensuring all shutters, doors etc are closed other than when jig is entering or leaving enclosure.
  • Ensuring correct operation of safety latch on side doors of bath
  • Ensuring bag filter is in operation when dipping is being performed
  • Removing ash and drips from items coming out of galvanising bath
  • Clearing ash from surface of bath
  • Periodically removing dross from bottom of bath
  • Adding zinc blocks and other additives to zinc bath
  • Essential Criteria

  • Must have access to a car
  • Must have 6months + experience in similar role or have an Engineering background
  • Good level of English
  • Must be hard working
  • More Information

    Hours of work

    • X1 Day shift Operative  Monday – Friday 6am – 2pm
    • X1 Evening shift Operative Monday – Friday 2pm – 10pm
    • X2 Night shift Operative Monday – Thursday 10pm – 6am

    Rate of Pay

    • Days - £8.21 ph
    • Evenings - £8.70ph
    • Nights - £9.85ph

    Candidate must be fully flexible with hours.

    For more information please contact Aaron or Aimee on 02825648477 or send your CV to

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    First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

    General Operative Draperstown

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