The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-20066

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/30/2018 1:30 PM)
    CA-AB-Fort McMurray
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    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

    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.  Both registered apprentices and journeyman Millwrights will be considered depending on specific job requirements.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities


    • Read engineering blueprints and schematic CAD drawings to determine work procedures when assembling, dismantling, and/or overhauling of rotating equipment and other machinery
    • Assemble, install, repair, and service pumps, hydrocyclones and other slurry equipment
    • Effectively utilize various precision tools and measuring instruments such as vernier, micrometers, levels, gauge blocks and other tooling as required
    • Apply mechanical ability and aptitude to perform installations, start-up, maintenance and troubleshooting both in the manufacturing / pump plant and in the field/customer sites when required
    • Perform all duties while respecting and following safety procedures and using provided personal protective equipment


    • 3-month probationary review
    • Respecting the Weir Values (Customer Focus, Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation & Quality)
    • Quality of pump builds
    • Length of time taken to complete assigned tasks and/or paper work
    • Peer / supervisor feedback

    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

    A Red Seal or Journeyman Millwright, with experience with assembly, repair, and overhaul of pumps and mechanical rotating equipment is required. Must have at least 5 years experience in a post-apprenticeship role.


    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.


    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.


    Certifications, Licenses, Registrations, Special Skills: 
    Millwright Ticket or equivalent certification, or registered as an apprentice.


    Physical Requirements:
    Employee must be able to work while standing and/or sitting, and occasionally lifting equipment of up to 25 lbs. Ability to handle mechanical tools and measuring devices is required. Use of Personal Protective Equipment is required in designated locations.


    Work Environment:
    Environment may vary from moderate (warehouse/light traffic environment) to loud (manufacturing plant /customer-sites).

    Core Competencies

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


    Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determins 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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