Coatings Technician – Theo James Recruitment

Coatings Technician

Coating Technicians – to work on an initial 3 month very high profile contract which is expected to extend to in excess of ten months, £31 per hour (Ltd Company), £25 per hour PAYE equivalent.


Minimum 55 hours per week over 6 days potentially up to 70 hours per week

We are excited to announce that we are looking to recruit 12 Coatings Technicians who will be employed on a contract basis to work on a very high profile contract based in Portsmouth. The team of Coatings Technicians will work as part of a team on Her Majesty’s Aircraft Carrier “The Queen Elizabeth”

The Company: 

We are working in support of a very specialist company who have been contracted to coat the carrier deck of Her Majesty’s aircraft carriers the Queen Elizabeth and the Prince of Wales.

The Position:

Coating Technician;

  • To attend two weeks training at our clients site on the outskirts of Newcastle in advance of project start in Portsmouth
  • Work effectively as part of a team of Coating Technicians and QC Inspectors at the Portsmouth Naval Base
  • Work all hours required over an initial 10 week period – minimum 55 hours up to 70 hours over six days Monday to Saturday.


  • Experience of Thermal Metal Spraying is not required as training will be given.
  • Experience of Spraying / Coating is a distinct advantage
  • Experience of working in a similar environment is a distinct advantage.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Very high profile project
  • Very competitive hourly rate
  • Full training provided

Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. 

  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Quality – Engineering , Management
  • Design – Engineer, Management
  • Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management
  • Production / Process Engineering
  • Health, Safety & Environmental
  • Project Engineering, Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • HR & Finance 

Job Information

Job Reference: 37518
Salary From: £25
Salary To: £31
Job Industries: Engineering Trades
Job Locations: North West
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: Other

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