The Weir Group PLC

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Pump Refurb Mechanic I
Posted Date 
CA-AB-Red Deer
Shift Schedule 
Manages Others 
Close Date 

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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

Assembles, services, maintains, evaluates, repairs, and installs reciprocating plunger pumps to include but not limited to gear boxes, power end assemblies and fluid end assemblies.

Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

Including but not limited to:

  •  Troubleshoot, disassemble, and perform a detailed evaluation to determine repair needs and root cause analysis for the following: 
    • TWS 2250
    • QWS 2500
    • TWS 600 short
    • TWS 600 standard
    • QWS 1000 
  • Analyze blueprints, schematics, diagrams, and drawings to determine specifications
  • Operate and utilize various hand and pneumatic tools
  • Submit list of corrective needs and associated materials
  • Clean and remove debris in preparation for re-assembly
  • Document serial numbers, part numbers and heat codes as required per SOP
  • Follow SOP’s for proper assembly while adhering to engineering specifications
  • Assemble all components ensuring alignment and proper fit before bolting, screwing or pressing them together
  • Install various moving parts such as plungers, pins and bearings making sure to test for free movement
  • Operate acetylene torch and perform hot work
  • Operate forklift to move materials between work centers.
  • Handle dry ice
  • Utilize all required PPE
  • Verify conformance to specifications
  • Maintain clean and safe work area

Objectives:  To safely produce a quality product within given timeframes.


Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

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 and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with at least one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Preference given to candidates possessing or working toward provincial HD Technician or Millright Trade Certification.


Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of an organization.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract  two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's,   Ability to perform these operations using units of money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Take measurements using precise measuring devices such as micrometers, ring and bore gauges.


Other Skills:

Fork lift operator certified.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


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 frequently required to stand.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Employees are required to reach, push, pull, climb stairs/ladders, work on even and uneven ground/surfaces.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision 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.


Machine shop environment.  Must be able to wear steel toed safety shoes with metatarsal protection and safety glasses, and hearing protection. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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.