The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-18285

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/30/2018 4:29 PM)
    Title
    Hose Making / Rubber Lining Technician
    Location
    CA-ON-Elliot Lake
    Shift Schedule
    Rotation 2 Shift
    Manages Others
    No
  • 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

    Carries out rubber lining and hose making processes according to standard safety procedures. Fabricates and process metal and rubber components in accordance with specified instructions. 

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

    • Interprets drawings, sketches and other written instructions to fabricate metal components as required
    • Operates machines including drill press, band saw, lathe and roller to shape and form metal and rubber
    • Under general direction, prepare pipes, tanks, and other vessels for application of rubber lining by rolling or painting interior surfaces and ensuring the sandblasting has been completed appropriately
    • Apply rubber to the interior surfaces by following instructions, drawings and sketches
    • Uses a layout table to accurately layout components according to the specified tolerances on a blueprint drawing
    • Other duties may be 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 and/or Experience:

    Has attained a High School diploma. The ideal incumbent would also have additional education or experience as a millwright, fabricator, or another related trades diploma.
    As an entry-level apprentice, it would be beneficial to have a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience.

                                       

    Language Skills:

    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 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:

    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 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, 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 regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions, particularly extreme heat during summer months. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Personal Protective Equipment is required including steel toed boots, welding helmet, and safety glasses.

    Core Competencies

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

     

    Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistent 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 and/or notifies the appropriate person when required with an alternate plan.

     

    Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

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