Platers-Various Shifts


    Nexus Resource Solutions

    Nexus Resource Solutions are excited to be partnering BAE Systems in their recruitment drive to support the Type 26 Warship programme with Platers in the Scotstoun and Govan Shipyards. This programme alone will be running well into 2030 s.

    This is an excellent opportunity to be part of one of the biggest projects in the UK. It offers job security and excellent working conditions, along with an excellent benefits packages and 4 day working week.


    Interpreting engineering drawings

    Marking – off materials

    Plate perpetration, using different methods (Oxy fuel gas cutting & Hand Grinding), pressure testing, drilling & lock fitting

    Assembling of ships structures, shell, decks, bulkheads, frames, & longitudinal

    Fit, fair and tack weld steelwork using fairing aids

    Fabrication of ship items – seats, ladders, false flooring & panels

    Outfitting Ships items, fitting of hatches, watertight doors, equipment seats & false flooring

    Forming Material using machine tools Rolling, Flanging & Cutting Machines (guillotine, cropper mechanical saw)

    Preparing ship for float-off & ship sea trials

    Skills and Qualifications:

    Trade papers, e.g., formal apprenticeship (ability to provide papers)

    Current knowledge and experience in Fabrication

    Clear understanding of SHE risks awareness

    Understanding of manufacturing processes

    Must be comfortable working in confined spaces and or at height

    Safety certification i.e., SHE induction, COSHH awareness, working at height

    Background in major construction / manufacturing environment

    Salary and Benefits:

    is £36,217 per annum or the equivalent of £18.82ph

    Night Shift and the 3-day weekend shift
    are paid at a 33% premium. Total salary is £48,168.61 or the equivalent of £25.03ph

    -Pension is a 6% contribution with a minimum 4% contributed by the employee. 10% minimum.
    -Share incentive plan
    -33 days holiday, increasing with service
    -Flexible working
    -Employee discounts
    -Cycle to work scheme

    Shift Patterns:

    -Night Shift – 33% Rate
    -Weekend Shift – 33% Rate
    -Day shift – Flat Rate
    -Dayshift, Monday Thursday,
    -Nightshift, Monday Thursday,

    Weekend Shift
    , Friday Sunday,

    Overtime Pay:

    -Mon Thurs 1.33 (Time and a 3rd)
    -Friday Time and a half for the first 4 hours, and double time for anything thereafter
    -Saturday Time and a half
    -Sunday Double time

    Nexus Resource Solutions LTD is acting as an employment business and an employment agency.

    Please note- We appreciate the time taken to apply to our vacancies. However due to the high volume of applications NRS receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 7 days. If you don t hear from us within 7 days your application has unfortunately not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website.