Welder Foreman

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organises and manages technical aspects for his/her entire sector. 
  • Responsible for the distribution of welding consumables.
  • Applies marking (date and time) to electrode cases. 
  • Checks the validity of cases under vacuum after opening. 
  • Responsible for management of drying ovens and updates to oven drying plans. 
  • Checks that welding parameters and heat treatment parameters are respected. 
  • Performs the dimensional and visual check of chamfers, approach of parts and welds in accordance with the welding book (welding techniques method) and gives permission to weld. 
  • Certifies conformity of welds. 
  • Initiates the dye penetration test of edges to be welded if necessary. 
  • Initiates recording of weld parameters in liaison with the quality controller. 
  • Works with the quality controller to monitor N.D.T. before the hydrostatic tests. 
  • Marks welds ready for N.D.T. and makes sure that access and lighting are satisfactory.
  • Reports to his manager any faulty equipment for immediate replacement or repairs.
  • Produces and monitors the calendar for his/her sector, defining priorities. 
  • Makes a daily report on work done to the quality controllers. 
  • Checks welder assignments and verifies that their skills match the type of work to be done. 
  • Makes sure that there is good communication between welders and Team leaders. 
  • Takes the necessary measures to minimise risks jeopardising Quality, Safety and the Environment. 
  • Applies the instructions as regards compliance with HSEQ rules. 
  • Supports the HSEQ system by taking part in discussions. 
  • Proposes and carries out improvement actions, corrective and/or preventive actions. 
  • Undertakes to follow the training necessary to develop his or her skills. 
  • May be required to train new hires


  • Knowledge of the professional environment 
  • Action promoting effectiveness
  • Familiar with ARC and TIG welding techniques
  • Familiar with specific properties of filler materials
  • Knowledge of the law and regulations specific to the business 
  • Familiar with the Group's Quality standards
  • Ability to summarise 
  • Analytical mind 
  • Management skills
  • Ability to manage a project
  • Adaptable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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Andrea Ragubir-Bernard

Houston, East Bank Demerara


NSB | Omega



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