Gulf Jobs 2022 | Welding Leadhand Jobs in SA at NOV Careers

NOV Careers is Looking to Hire Following Staff- Gulf Jobs 2022 | Welding Leadhand Jobs in SA at NOV Careers

About NOV

NOV Inc., formerly National Oilwell Varco, is an American multinational corporation based in Houston, Texas. It is a worldwide provider of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production operations, oilfield services, and supply chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry

Job Description

A Lead Welder – Fabricator provides lead supervision in the oversight of the activities of the weld shop and performs specialized duties involving welding and metal fabrication related to mobile vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance.

Position Snapshot

Position- Welding Leadhand
Company:- NOV
Job Type :- Full Time
Location:- Ras Al-khair, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

Based Currency :- SAR
Last Date to Apply: Valid Until Vacancy Fill

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and monitor the execution of all work request related to in house Welding activities for fabrication of Rigs and related equipment/accessories.
  • Identify WPS as per the material & production requirements and assign welders & welding equipment accordingly.
  • Ensure welding electrodes are used as per WPS.
  • Monitor welding activities and ensure WPS are displayed clearly in welding area so welders can follow parameters as per WPS.
  • Ensure weld stamps are engraved/marked for all identified critical joints.
  • Optimize use of manpower for higher productivity.
  • Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant welding skills, safe working conditions, necessary tools and equipment to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the section objectives.
  • Ensure availability of proper welding equipment, materials and consumables for all the activities and follow approved methods of statements.
  • Provide support and direction for good manufacturing, housekeeping and safety standards.
  • Perform weld visual and ensure NDT checks on fabricated items/assembly.
  • Evaluate welder performance and monitor defect rate. Arrange trainings to reduce the defect rates.
  • Recommends and initiates improvements to production processes, to increase manufacturing efficiency.
  • Establishes and monitors cost control systems to achieve department budget objectives. Reduce waste.
  • Develop and implement appropriate welding techniques to ensure accuracy, productivity and level of product standards are met.
  • Ensure manhours are accurately captured on respective jobs using Kronos/Oracle.
  • Knowledge of HSE procedures & practices and comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards and best practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years’ experience in fabrication and/or welding of heavy structures and equipment.
  • Fabrication experience of Land Rigs and Derricks preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in supervisory role in welding environment.
  • Computer literate with experience using MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) & Kronos/Oracle will be added advantage.
  • Education: High School / ITI diploma.
  • Demonstrates ability to supervise diverse work groups in a team environment using effective listening, coaching, training, investigative and problem-solving skills

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