The Weir Group PLC

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2017-17122

2017-17122

Title 
Field Technician - Oil Sands
Posted Date 
12/4/2017
Location 
CA-AB-Fort McMurray
Shift Schedule 
Day
Manages Others 
No
Close Date 
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More information about this job

Company Profiles

The Weir Group has been making our global customers more efficient for nearly 150 years. Our committment to innovation began in 1871 when two engineers, brothers James and George Weir, found a new way to improve steamship performance. 

 

Our 14,000 people, operating in more than 70 countries, are dedicated to creating innovative engineering solutions which make our global customers more efficient. For more information on The Weir Group PLC please visit our corporate website

 

Business Need / Purpose of Role

Weir Minerals Canada requires a Millwright with experience with rotating equipment to join our growing team, responsible for assembly, repair, and overhaul of pumps, and other rotating mineral processing equipment. The successful candidate will work out of our Fort McMurray office/customer sites on a 14/14 rotation. This position is Fort McMurray based, no fly in fly out.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to:

 

  • Interprets specifications and decides on the acceptability of the repair process.
  • Develops, recommends and proactively reviews a visual scheduling board and actively sets priorities around it.
  • Determines priorities based on promised delivery schedules for work on hand, daily coordinates and assigns work to department employees and in conjunction with counterparts on other shifts.
  • Ensures that Job Safety Analysis (JSA) is carried out for work to be performed.
  • Assists Field Service Coordinator in the planning and execution of field service projects.
  • Ensures timely delivery of quality service in a cost effective manner consistent with safe service practices through the efficient scheduling, follow-up, quality assurance and troubleshooting of work in progress.
  • Facilitates maintenance of all shop and field equipment, trucks and maintains a detail record.
  • Performs secondary review and lessons learned on closed work orders to develop improvement plans for future.
  • Suggests plans that encourage and motivate employees to attain departmental objectives.
  • Ensures all HSEQ action plans and training are kept up to date.
  • Develops detailed as found as left inspection reports for all work performed.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Health & Safety : Key Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Able to work in a manner that ensures the safety of themselves and others
  • Able to demonstrate compliance to company safety procedures and legal obligations
  • Recognise and report and resolve hazards identified
  • Confidence and ability to intervene on practices deemed to be unsafe
  • Engage and promote a zero harm culture
  • Be aware of physical limitations based upon job requirements

Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

Education/Experience:
Minimum of five (5) to six (6) years of prior experience a Millwright in a shop/Field environment. Proven comprehensive knowledge of industrial pumps or rotating equipment mechanical background. Proven experience in interacting directly and regularly with Customers and Engineers. Demonstrated proficiency in orchestrating the activities of a team of tradesmen to provide quality service delivery, on time either meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Exposure or experience in a similar industry including knowledge of Industrial / Slurry Pump Packages and large industrial/mining fabrications is considered an asset

 

Language:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, engineering drawings, and procedure manuals. Able to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of 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 and understand ratio, rate, percent and to draw/interpret bar graphs. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, area, circumference, and volume, as required in interpretation of engineering drawings.

 

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.

 

Computer Skills:

Spreadsheet, Word Processing, E-mail

 

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations, Special Skills: 

 Journeyman Millwright/ Heavy Duty Certification with relevant technical experience or 4th year apprentice

 

Physical Demands:

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. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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. Manufacturing / Service area with high-speed machinery, welding equipment, coolants, some area of high noise levels. Must be able to wear steel-toed shoes, safety glasses and any other required proper protective equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Core Competencies

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

 

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.

 

Delegation - Delegates work assignments; matches the responsibility to the person; gives authority to work independently; sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; provides recognition for results.

 

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

 

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.