The Weir Group PLC

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Mechanical Technician I
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Company Profiles

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


Helping our people to fulfil their 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 help achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our industries.


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


Business Need / Purpose of Role

In this role, the Employee will provide diagnostics, services and maintenance repairs to the customer’s equipment. Providing opportunity maintenance or scheduled services while the equipment is already at a Weir location.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities


  • Service high horsepower engines, and transmissions
  • Service high pressure oil field pumps
  • Troubleshoot failures and determine best plan of repair
  • Identify, remove and replace failed or failing components
  • Troubleshoot and repair suspension and brake systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair compressed air systems
  • Understand use best shop safety practices



  • Understand and follow the Weir EHS policies and procedures
  • Perform quality work with less than 1 percent warranty or return work
  • Maintain 85 percent efficiency and 85 percent utilizatio
  • 90 percent 10 for 10 on customer feedback

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills:

 Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.



 Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


Reasoning Ability:

 Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Computer Skills:

Spreadsheet, Word Processing, Third party Component system diagnostic software


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Certificate of completion for automotive repair courses. Or any schooling associated with automotive equipment repairs.


Physical Demands:

This position will require the employee to stand, sit, walk, stoop, kneel, crawl and work while in a horizontal position. Requires the ability to reach with hands and arms to handle objects weighing fifty pounds or less. Employee will be required to climb up on and around machinery. Employee will be required to identify colors on schematics and electrical wires.                                                  

 Work Environment:

 The majority of time will be spent in a shop environment with moderate to loud noise. Occasionally, the employee will be required to work the field during inclement weather and moderate to loud noise.

Core Competencies

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.


Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


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


Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.


Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.