Instrument Pipefitters

June 24, 2020

We are currently seeking Instrument Pipefitters to work with Thyson on a full-time, permanent staff basis from our offices in Ellesmere Port and on site as required.

Key Objectives:

  • Production of small-bore pipework from drawings for control panel systems, analysers and ancillary equipment. Undertaking of inspection and testing using pressure gauges, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods. Ensure work is completed following approved plans and drawings from which decisions have to be taken on the measurement and marking pipes for cutting and threading.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and assemble small bore non-ferrous pipework from drawings.
  • Prepare and test pipework systems including pressure and leak testing.
  • Perform all required discipline tasks, safely, consistently and in accordance with project requirements, procedures and specifications.
  • Provide support to other trades/disciplines where required, or form part of an integrated multi-discipline team.
  • Responsible for their own health and safety and that of others and undertake the obligations as defined within the TTL H&S Manual.
  • Assist in the implementation of the TTL Quality Assurance, Environmental Management System, abide and promote its Policies and Procedures.

    Academic Qualifications:

  • Craft apprenticeship and/or industrial experience.

    Specific Skills:

  • Ability to set out jobs from drawings and specifications – including identification of materials from BOM.
  • Full, clean driving license.
  • Good communication skills, written and oral.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work at various UK sites as required.


  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of understanding of HSE safe working practises, procedures and their implementation.
  • Knowledge of compression and high pressure coned small bore fittings.
  • Recognition of equipment (pumps, vessels, valves, etc).

    For more information about this role, and to apply, please send your CV and a covering note to