The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18957

    Posted Date 5 days ago(10/17/2018 4:58 PM)
    Facility Technician
    Job Location
    US-TX-Fort Worth
    Shift Schedule
    Manages Others
  • 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

    The Facilities Technician is responsible for the repairs and maintenance of all facilities within Weir SPM, acting as the contact for emergency situations that affect the company ability to open for business.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to: 

    • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis, lockout/tagout, and wearing PPE as required
    • General Maintenance
    • Maintain a safe and clean work area
    • Demonstrates proper use of all shop and hand tools
    • Operates forklifts, scissor lifts and extendable boom lifts
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure, and against strict time constraints
    • Perform minor electrical, plumbing, and mechanical maintenance
    • Perform periodic and preventive maintenance, change filters, replace bulbs and ballasts, also paint equipment, floors, pipes, etc
    • Interface with personnel to resolve heating and cooling problems
    • Maintains building security and immediately responds to building emergencies on a 24-hour basis
    • Assists senior technicians with advanced repairs
    • Provide support to production maintenance staff as required to maximize machine operation
    • Coordinates and assists with departmental and employee moves
    • Hangs pictures and shelving, as needed
    • Dismantles and installs furniture
    • Transports goods or equipment as assigned
    • Performs immediate cleaning duties necessary to maintain clean facility
    • Supervise and critique work performance by subcontractors to ensure adherence to standards, schedules and safe work practices
    • Understands all permit systems
    • Completes required paperwork, documents parts and material usage
    • Build and maintain customer and vendor relationships
    • Understands and utilizes the CMMS within the scope of his/her job
    • Comply with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations at all times
    • Performs other maintenance duties as assigned by the Facilities Supervisor

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications


    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with one to two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Associate’s degree in a technical field preferred.



    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.


    Mathematical Skills:

    Ability to add, subtract, 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.


    Physical Requirements:

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


    Work Environment:

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

    Core Competencies

    Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.


    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.


    Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.


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


    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.


    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.


    Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.


    Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.


    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.


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