Power Generation, Utilities & Renewables

Welding Supervisor
Published on: 07/30/21

Middle East
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi
Job Description

For our client, a major maintenance Company, we are looking for Welding Supervisors to work in a nuclear power plant in UAE.


3 years’ experience as a production welder

1 year experience as charge-hand

6 months experience in operating welding stores

3 years nuclear site experience

Experience of supervising in a nuclear environment

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

Knowledge of the welding, fabrication standards, and acceptance criteria

Knowledge of welding procedures, welder qualification standards, and company 

welding quality systems

Ability to execute work in the relevant section to the level of productivity required 

under the contract. 

Knowledge & understanding of the legal, practical and company safety 


Knowledge and effective application of company and client quality procedures.

Ability to effectively manage and resolve first line industrial and employee relation 


Basic understanding of company administration procedures e.g. timesheets and 

reports etc.

An awareness of related contract issues such as:

• Commercial/Financial status

• IT

• Planning function and programming

Awareness of Outage and Maintenance Process.

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


Allocate and monitor welding related tasks to those under his control to achieve the 

required levels of performance and productivity.

Completion of site welding quality records and traceability for consumables, materials, 

consumables and plant items.

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

Liaison with sub-contracts/commercial function to define and manage NDT, Heat 

Treatment & Gas supply contractors.

Implement safety procedures e.g. risk assessments, method statements, permit to 

work, Improvement Observation process etc

Oversee welding consumable control and welding stores.

Complete pre and post weld inspections of weld and equipment set-ups to ensure 

compliance with specified standards, procedures and Work Instructions.

Monitor Hazard awareness, including continuously reinforce Focus2Zero message for 

all site activities including error traps and Focus2Zero Error Prevention Tools.

Delivery of toolbox talks.

Coach and mentor members of the team.

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 

Sharing of lessons learned and best practices 

Assist as necessary in weld repair investigations.