Job Description

Provides and maintains adequate instructions such as turnover reports, availability of WPSs and Technique Sheets to shop personnel and field crews, and safety/security
Supervisors job performance of shift or field welders; coordinates with Resource Managers and other supervisor to assign welding tasks based on welder skills to optimize productivity ; reports production accomplishments , level of quality and readiness of welds, back gouges, weld repairs, for QA inspection at turnover
Identifies the training and qualifications required to achieve the best mix of capabilities of supervised welders; coordinates training and testing with Weld Resource Manager
Trains personnel on welding safety requirements; maintains a safe work environment and enforces safe work and environmental compliance practices on the job
Ensures quality of welds meet Code requirements as defined in job drawings, specifications, and procedures
Produces or ensures production of welding-related documentation, such as welder signature on welds or welder identification on weld maps, as defined in job drawings, specifications, and procedures
Ensures the correct application of welding procedures, materials , personnel and equipment as defined in job drawings, specifications, and procedures
Controls welders, including subcontracted labor or services, to support schedule with optimum efficiency
Ensures weld machines (including cabling, power sources/hookups, weld torches, etc) used for the job are adequately maintained and calibrated, properly installed, and properly laid out for safety and for highest productivity
Enforces compliance with consumable storage and issue /contro l/traceability requirements as defined in job drawings, specifications, and procedures
Ensures safety equipment (PPE, harnesses, scaffolding, ) is sufficient, adequate , and maintained for the job and that all workers and site visitors are using required PPE and safety equipment
Controls correct application of weld procedures, for example, by assuring welders know and apply proper joint fit-up and cleanliness , pre-heat , weld sequence , heat input , interbead cleaning, cleaning and contouring for subsequent NDE, and so on.
Supervises welding procedure testing and welder qualification practice and testing as directed
Ensures that parent materials and weld consumables meet specifications as defined in job drawings, specifications, and procedures
Performs quality checks of pre-fabricated parts or sub-assemblies (dimensions, joint preparations) so it meets specifications as defined in job drawings, specifications , and procedures
Ensures that all welding accomplished under his supervision meets specified requirements and workmanship standards BEFORE QA inspection is initiated by ensuring welders inspect and sign their welds and by conducting "Tier 1" oversight inspections prior to end of shift
Ensures all welding inspection (e.g. NDT) tasks are performed on completed welds or weld repairs and ensures no further work is allowed on finished (accepted)
Directs simple base metal and weld repairs as indicated by QA; requests written process instruction for complicated, technically risky, or multi-shift repairs
Records documentation such as weld map entries, process sheet entries, Inspection Log entries, and so on as defined in job drawings, specifications, and procedures
Complete standard dimensional computations/ Devise bracing and weld sequencing steps to maintain tolerances and minimizing distortions
Whenever possible and as directed, produces FCAW and SMAW welds (2nd Class or better)
Prepare time or job cards, reports, or records
Comprehensive, broad knowledge of welding techniques, tools, machines and equipment
EOE, Must be 18 years or older, Must pass background and drug test

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