Scrap Burners/Labourers – Lerwick

John Lawrie Group is one of the foremost steel tubulars, metal recycling and decommissioning companies in the UK. A structured growth strategy and forward-thinking has lead the group to diversify successfully throughout various industries, while at the same time retaining common links through product types and services.

Due to planned expansion, we are currently looking for Scrap Burners/Labourers to join our team.


Based at our metal recycling facility in Lerwick and reporting to the Site Supervisor, the successful applicants will preferably have previous experience in a similar industry or working environment, and have a high regard for working safely and within operating procedures.

You will be required to undertake the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Correctly set-up an oxy-fuel gas workstation
  • Recognise the need for safe shut-down procedures
  • Maintain all work equipment and hoses in a good standard of repair
  • Work safely and in line with written procedures and risk assessments
  • Carry out ad hoc duties as and when required
  • Be prepared to work overtime as required
  • Undertake mandatory and other training to adapt to the changing requirements of the role
  • Be prepared to work in an outdoor environment

Full training can be given, if required.

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV and a covering letter to our Operations Director Dave Weston by e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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