The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18252

    Posted Date 2 days ago(5/21/2018 4:53 PM)
    Welder III
    Job Location
    US-TX-Fort Worth
    Shift Schedule
    Manages Others
  • Business Need / Purpose of Role

    Carries out processes according to standard welding procedures.  Lay out, fits and weld fabricated and forged components to assemble structural forms such as frames, tanks, pressure vessels and by performing the following duties.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:


    • Sets up equipment and welds parts using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) and a Bortech welder
    • Operate hand tools, burners and other welding equipment

    • Reads blueprints to ensure accuracy of finished parts

    • Current AWS D1.1 and D1.6 certification
    • Must be able to perform and pass welding certification tests.
    • Uses computerized labor tracking system (LaborTrak) to log in and out of jobs for tracking purposes
    • Operate a forklift

    • Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding

    • Lays out, positions, aligns, fits, bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding

    • Repair products by gouging, dismantling, straightening, and reassembling part
    • Operate a stress relief oven and heat blankets

    • Resolves welding needs and issues by applying expertise and industry knowledge (to include usage of welding codes).

    • Aids Welder I and Welder II in setting up welding equipment according to the standard processes
    • Perform minor servicing of related welding equipment

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:   High School or an equivalent combination of education and experience;  minimum three years related experience operating various types of welding equipment or a minimum of one year vocational/technical training.

    Core Competencies



    LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. 


    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:   Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry


    REASONING ABILITY:  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.


    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:   Must have thorough knowledge of reading and understanding blueprints as well as knowledge of measurement tools (e.g. tape measure, square, calipers). Ability to read and understand welding procedures and use them in practical application.


    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


    WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Personal protective equipment is required for this position. 


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