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Welding Supervisor

GE Aviation
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Clearance Level
SC, None / Undisclosed
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Job Description Summary
The Welding Supervisor will be located at HPC New Build Project in Somerset UK as part of a team supporting the Turbine Generator Shaft line erection. The installation consists of 2 x 1750 MW Arabelle Steam Turbines & Generators with world class execution done Safely, with the right Quality and on time key principles of the project.

The Welding Supervisor will be in charge of the management of all shaftline site welding activities including planning, organizing, workscope integration, resource management, equipment identification and technical requirements to complete the work scope according to contractual requirements.

Welding Supervisor shall have extensive experience in Power Generation or other heavy industry workscopes.

The position will focus on supervising work ensuring all works are completed with the highest quality, zero safety incidents and to programme.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Follow appropriate GE Policies, Procedures and complete necessary documentation
  • Ability to take ownership / responsibility for technical, quality and safety whilst in the workplace
  • Lead a site based welding team and ensure the safety, health and welfare of all team members
  • Conduct daily meetings, toolbox talks and ensure the working party is safely put to work
  • Understand contractual drawings to identify welding related requirements for various construction codes (including but not limited to ISO / ASME applications) and ensure correct welding documentation is available to the site team
  • Ensure a thorough quality management system is produced and maintained for each event in-line with relevant application
  • Excellent understanding of material weldability regards heat treatment (pre-post weld), purging methods, etc
  • Ability to communicate with the GE quality team and the clients technical representative on technical welding matters as required
  • Lead, monitor, and control daily progress to ensure the programmes scopes are achieved
  • Co-operate with team members of other trade disciplines to ensure materials / components are prepared in the correct manner for subsequent welding activities
  • Ability to problem solve site issues which could affect the contractual schedule
  • Ensure the correct welding equipment, tooling and consumables are ordered well in advance of event
  • Experience in large scale Power Station construction / overhauls or other heavy industries
  • Manage work areas under strict Foreign Material Exclusion rules
Required Qualifications:
  • Level 3 pipe welder apprenticeship standard (ST0851) or an equivalent Apprenticeship in a Welding discipline or one of the following diploma's: minimum of CSWIP 3.1 visual welding inspection or PCN Level II equivalent
  • Proven experience as a Welder Supervisor in a relevant industry
  • Demonstrated progressive, responsible experience with various types of turbine generator equipment and site accountabilities
  • Fluent in English language
Desired Characteristics:
  • International / European welding specialist accreditation
  • CSWIP 3.2 Senior Welding Inspector accreditation
  • CSWIP / PCN radiographic interpretation of welds accreditation
  • Good knowledge / experience practicing EHS and Quality procedures / processes
  • Demonstrates individual & team skills
  • Strong organizational, IT, oral and written communication skills
Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

#LI-Remote - This is a remote position


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