The Weir Group PLC

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Occupational Health Nurse
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US-TX-Fort Worth
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Company Profiles

Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.


Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.


Business Need / Purpose of Role

Responsible for providing occupational health services to the employees of Weir Oil & Gas in alignment with established medical key priorities and compelling business needs.  Responsibilities include the delivery of comprehensive occupational health nursing, drug testing, medical testing, travel health, health promotion, EAP, return-to-work assessments/fitness-for-duty evaluations, Flu Shots and assistance with Disability/Worker's Compensation case management.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to:

  • Provide quality nursing care and serve as an overall occupational health nurse supporting plant and service center operations and activities.


  • Leadership of occupational health, safety and disability programs to support a large heavy manufacturing complex (industrial and office environments) and service center facilities. This may include training such as Drug Free Workplace, Onboarding, Reasonable Suspicion, and misc. Wellness topics, etc.


  • Evaluate work environments by helping to identify hazards in the workplace, identification of work practices to evaluate employee fit to the job, collaborate with management for monitoring of work environments and employees' fitness for duty. Help assess and recommend limited duty for employees during rehabilitative (Work & NonWork related) periods. Recommend permanent job placement transfers for medical accommodation reasons.    


  • Assist Safety Manager with ensuring compliance with Federal, State and other regulatory agencies, mandated regulations (i.e. OSHA and EPA), as well as Corporate Safety and Occupational Health Guidelines for the protection of personnel in the workplace from occupational health hazards and the care, treatment, and management of occupational and non-occupational injuries/illnesses.   


  • Keeping the Consortium portal updated with employee data


  • Available for call and work during off-hours with minimal notice as needed.


  • Manage Drug Free Workplace program, EAP Drug/Alcohol program and NonDOT Random Drug- testing program.


  • Travel to Weir Oil & Gas facilities to provide drug testing sweeps, Flu Shots, Supervisor Reasonable Suspicion training and attend Worker’s Comp BRC’s.

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications


Degree in Nursing or Paramedic, plus 3+ years’ experience in Occupational Medicine for heavy manufacturing environment and/or Oil & Gas industry. Heavy clinician skills and medical licensed in the State of TX required. DISA, EPCC, FMCSA and OSHA experience is also desired.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



The incumbent should have knowledge of the following software: MS Office Suite. (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) Computer skills to store patient history and data.




Registered Nurse or Paramedic, Current Certification in CPR & Basic Life Support, and Federal Drug Testing collection. Candidate should also possess strong clinician, multitasking, and organizational skills.




The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.



The noise level in the mfg. work environment is usually moderate. In certain areas of all facilities personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required, including safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, hardhats, and ear plugs.

Core Competencies

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.


Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.


Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.


Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.


Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.


Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.


Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.


Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.


Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.