The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19901

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/19/2018 6:43 PM)
    Title
    Welder Lead
    Job Location
    US-TX-Fort Worth
    Shift Schedule
    Day
    Manages Others
    Yes
  • 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

    Assists in coordinating activities of workers engaged in the processes of welding; lays out, fits, and welds fabricated, cast, and forged components to assemble structural forms such as machinery frames, tanks, pressure vessels, furnace shells, and building and bridge parts by performing the following duties.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

    • Confers with Supervisor and reviews production schedules
    • When the supervisor is not present, assigns duties to complete the daily department work for the department schedules
    • Oversees department activities and revises work assignments to meet production schedules and contract priorities
    • Explains department procedures, and specifications, and demonstrates use of equipment and testing to new employees
    • Assists with interpreting schematic drawings, procedure changes, and work orders for workers
    • Assists workers in resolving technical problems
    • Confers with technical personnel and department supervisors to report and resolve assembly and testing problems, and reports unresolved problems
    • Obtains and distributes supplies, materials, and equipment such as components and parts used for work, assembly, test and inspection specifications and test equipment, fixtures, and hand tools
    • Reports substandard equipment performance to supervisor or maintenance personnel
    • Substitutes for absent workers and assists workers to alleviate work overload situations
    • Selects equipment and plans layout, assembly, and welding
    • Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together
    • Bolts, clamps, and tack-welds parts to secure in position for welding
    • Sets up equipment and welds parts, using arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc, or gas welding equipment
    • Assembles parts by bolting and riveting
    • Repairs products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Education/Experience:

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

     

    Language:

    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 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 frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision.

     

    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.

    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.

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