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Plater / Steel Burner - Fife

Ref: 383 Date Posted: Monday 13 Nov 2023

2020 Recruitment are working with a national decommissioning client who are looking to add multiple Plater/Fabricators to their site in Methil.

This is a temporary role but expected to be around 6 months work. There is additional work at Hinkley Point and anyone moving onto this site after Methil will have a salary review and accommodation, travel, etc. paid.

To be considered for this position you must have previously worked within a similar role.

The Role

As the Plater you will be working on the decommissioning of a jacket coming in. You will assist in the dismantlement of the jacket.

This is a PAYE only role and no digs or accommodation is offered.


To be considered for the Plater/Fabricator role you must have the following experience:

  • Experienced in reading and understanding complex technical drawings / showing detailed cut lines
  • Can mark up said cut lines accurately based on information from a technical drawing onto a steel jacket in preparation for pre-cutting and decommissioning
  • Must be proficient in accurate steel cutting via hot works (Oxygen / Acetylene burning equipment)
  • IPAF extremely advantageous, this project involves 95% working at height via MEWPs so personnel must either have certs to drive MEWPs, or at the very least be comfortable with working from a MEWP at heights potentially up to 45m high.
  • Experience working under permits and work packs advantageous.


As the Burner you will be offered the following:

  • Hourly rate of £17.60 PAYE
  • Overtime at £22ph weekdays/£26.40 on a Saturday
  • Holiday pay accrual
  • Weekly pay


To apply for this role please get in touch with Robert at 2020 Recruitment by phone or email.

Phone: 07494963078