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Welding Supervisor

  • Work TypeAny Employment
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:a month ago


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  • Job no: EH3PN
  • Categories: Engineering

Our Nuclear Client in the UAE is looking for an experienced Welding Supervisor to help support Outage/Maintenance Projects. If you are an experienced Welding Supervisor with Nuclear experience and meet the qualification below, apply now !

Minimum Qualifications

  • NVQ 3 (or equivalent) in Welding
  • CCNSG Safety Passport Training.
  • Internal Training – Welding Systems


Preferred Qualifications

  • CSWIP Welding Supervisor
  • Qualified 3.0 Welding Inspector
  • ECITB SMTDS (or equivalent)
  • NVQ 3 (or above) in Supervisory Management
  • IOSH Managing Safely

Minimum Experience

  • 3 years’ experience as a production welder
  • 1 year experience as charge-hand
  • 6 months experience in operating welding stores
  • 2-3 years Nuclear experience


Preferred Experience

  • Experience of supervising in manufacturing, thermal, petrochemical and nuclear environments
  • Basic estimation and ordering of welding consumables via materials control
  • Ordering and deploying welding power sources and ancillary equipment
  • Mentoring and coaching of trainees
  • Administration of welding control system
  • 5+ years nuclear experience

2.             KEY COMPETENCIES

2.1        Knowledge of the welding, fabrication standards, and acceptance criteria.

2.2        Knowledge of welding procedures, welder qualification standards, and company welding quality systems 

2.3        Ability to execute work in the relevant section to the level of productivity required under the contract.

2.3        Knowledge & understanding of the legal, practical and company safety requirements.

2.4        Knowledge and effective application of company and client quality procedures.

2.5        Ability to effectively manage and resolve first line industrial and employee relation issues.

2.6        Basic understanding of company administration procedures e.g. timesheets and reports etc.

2.7        An awareness of related contract issues such as:

·      Commercial/Financial status

·      IT

·      Planning function and programming

2.8      Awareness of Outage Management Process. 

2.9      Awareness of Cyclops system to review SQEP information of member of the site team as required. 

2.10   Behaviours to engender trust and discipline of workforce in alignment and achievement of project objectives.


3.             KEY DUTIES

3.1     Allocate and monitor welding related tasks to those under his control to achieve the required levels of performance and productivity.

3.2     Completion of site welding quality records and traceability for consumables, materials, consumables and plant items.

3.3     Estimating, ordering and deployment of welding related consumables and equipment 

3.4     Liaison with sub-contracts/commercial function to define and manage NDT, Heat Treatment & Gas supply contractors.

3.5     Implement safety procedures e.g. risk assessments, method statements, permit to work, Improvement Observation process etc 

3.6     Oversee welding consumable control and welding stores.

3.7     Complete pre and post weld inspections of weld and equipment set-ups to ensure compliance with specified standards, procedures and Work Instructions.

3.8     Monitor Hazard awareness, including continuously reinforce Focus2Zero message for all site activities including error traps and Focus2Zero Error Prevention Tools. 

3.9     Delivery of toolbox talks. 

3.10   Coach and mentor members of the team. 

3.11      Ensure that post job assessments are carried out for all personnel in line with event completion dates and timely completion and submission of End of Outage Welding Supervisor Report to both Regional Office and Welding Services – Tipton. 

3.12       Sharing of lessons learned and best practices via IQ process.

3.13       Assist as necessary in weld repair investigations. 



4.1     To ensure site leadership for the deployment of welding operations and welding performance.

4.2     To ensure that all site operations under their supervision are carried out in a safe manner free of risk to all members of the workforce. 

4.3     To plan, organise and execute the work within their scope to achieve the required level of performance and productivity.

4.4     To assist the Resident Engineer, Senior Section Engineer and other Supervisors to ensure the operational methods are employed to carry out the required works. 

4.5     To ensure the quality standards are achieved by implementing quality procedures advising section/quality engineers of problems with procedures and standards of workmanship and cooperation in the resolution. 

4.6     To handle effectively all first line disciplinary, grievance and performance management issues. 

4.7     Satisfactory completion and maintenance of “Professional Development Record” (PDR) 

4.8     To complete those administrative tasks required under the scope of the contract.



  • Published on 18 Jan 2021, 3:51 PM