Welder for Heavy Steel Constructions (€540-580 net/week) , in Netherlands

Position is open for 49 daysAvailable positions: 4/5Salary: from 14.5€/h

Job description

King Metaal Machinefabriek BV, situated in Franeker, Netherlands, is a renowned family-run metal fabrication company.

Our expertise lies in crafting a diverse array of metal applications, ranging from machine components to complete machinery and installations. We’re really dedicated to doing great work and finding new ways to do things. We use modern methods and machines to make exceptional results possible.

We are currently in search of a proficient and Welder to join our team. The ideal candidate should possess mastery in multi-layer welding techniques and demonstrate prowess across various welding processes.

Main Responsibilities will include:

  • Welding diverse small and large steel structures for projects or series production;
  • Utilizing MAG 135, 136, and 138 welding techniques;
  • Handling various welding positions, with a focus on PA and PB;
  • Interpreting drawings, welding symbols, and applying MAG welding processes for compiling and welding single pieces or series work, ensuring visually appealing welds that meet approval standards.

Candidates should be prepared to successfully complete our Welding Test. The initial assessment takes place at our test & training center and evaluates skills like interpreting drawings and welding symbols:

  • MAG 135 Process: Welder proficiency is assessed through a 15mm fillet weld, spanning four layers with ten beads. Weld height ranges from 12 to 14mm.
  • MAG 138 and 136 Processes: Further evaluation encompasses MAG 138 and 136 processes. This involves evaluating the welder’s capability to execute a V seam, 15mm vertically upward with PF, while achieving a complete full through weld.

The agency provides:

  • Guaranteed 50 hours/week
  • Accommodation in a single bedroom in a shared house (maximum 20 from the workplace)



  • CV in English is required to apply for this position;
  • Must have experience in the MAG welding process, including proficiency in reading drawings, welding symbols, etc.
  • Welding certificate is a big plus, but the agency can help to obtain it (for free)
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team;
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure visually appealing and approved welds;
  • Experience with both pipe and plate welding, along with a variety of materials;
  • Driving license is preferrable; 



Good command of the English language