The Weir Group PLC

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PM Technician I
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O&G-AMER-NV1 / Novatech First Shift
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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

This position performs preventative maintenance of all production related machinery.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to

  • Follow proper safety guidelines such as point of work risk assessment, lockout/tagout, and wearing PPE as required
  • Follows equipment specific preventative maintenance procedures to accomplish daily task
  • Identifies and reports problems during PM to supervisor
  • Perform visual inspections, routine maintenance of production related equipment, and tests machinery and equipment after maintenance has been completed
  • Properly identify all machinery components and perform scheduled preventative maintenance
  • Maintains and changes out appropriate fluids, filters and performs coolant chemistry analysis and maintains proper chemistry levels for all production related machinery
  • Greases, oils, and lubricates components during preventative maintenance service
  • Performs minor repairs of equipment during the PM process
  • Performs production equipment monitoring for runtime
  • Completes required documentation in the CMMS system for runtime, parts and material usage
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) basic mechanical aptitude a must. Entry level position and will train qualified candidate.

  • Must be able to safely use and operate all shop hand tools and power tools.
  • Must be able to operate forklifts, scissor lifts, and extendable boom lifts.
  • Able to rig and operate lifting equipment


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, sub-tract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to interpret schematic drawings, procedure changes, and work orders.


Computer Skills:

The incumbent should have knowledge of the following software:

Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office and web based CMMS system.

Physical Demands:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

May come in contact with or be exposed to various chemicals such as cleaners, degreasers, coolants and lubricants.


Work Environment:

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

Core Competencies

Technical Skills – Basic mechanical aptitude; general knowledge of hand and power tools and their proper use; ability to read and follow written PM procedures; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.


Customer Service – Employee responds promptly to customer needs; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments; maintains a neat and orderly appearance.


Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity.


Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.


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.