Job description

Tasks

  • Interpret welding process specifications
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic, fully automated welding equipment
  • Read and interpret welding blueprints, drawings specifications, manuals and processes
  • Examine welds and ensure that they meet standards and/or specifications
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
  • Operate brakes, shears and other metal shaping, straightening and bending machines
  • Operate oxygen arc cutting equipment (arc-air), (AOC)
  • Operate hoisting and lifting equipment
  • Operate previously set-up welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Initiative
  • Accurate
  • Judgement

Long term benefits

  • Other benefits

Area of Specialization

  • Custom fabrication
  • Truck repair
  • Marine repair
  • Machinery or equipment repair
  • Pressure vessels
  • Large diameter pipelines
  • Structural construction
  • Ornamental work
  • Fencing, balconies, stairs and railings

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Arc welding machine

Type of Materials

  • Aluminum alloys
  • Stainless steel
  • Steel, iron and heavy metals

Weight Handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Welding Techniques

  • Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
  • Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) (TIG)
  • Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)
  • Flux core arc welding (FCAW)
  • Spool
  • Multipass
  • Boilers

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Work under pressure
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Confined spaces
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Odours

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • Parking available

Work Setting

  • Civil (road and bridge construction, etc.)
  • Industrial
  • Institutional
  • Marine
  • Residential

Language

  • English

* If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.


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