Welder/Fitter

The details of the position can be found below.

Post Date
Feb. 21, 2019

Job ID
1006
Job Title
Welder/Fitter
Type
Full Time/Temp to Perm

Location
St. Catharines
Salary
TBD

Position Description
Our client is looking for Welder/Fitters to operate welding equipment to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

Education
  • Three to five years welding experience (emphasis on stick welding & fitting)
  • Successfully complete a vertical weld test to HMS standards
  • CWB certification is preferred but not mandatory

Requirements
  • Read/interpret drawings and specifications
  • Operate manual and semi-automatic Stick, Mig and Tig welders to fuse metal segments
  • Operate manual and semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment Repair worn parts of metal products by welding on extra layers
  • Operate or assist with the use of metal shaping machines such as shears, brakes and other straightening or bending machines.
  • Set up/ take down/maintain welding equipment
  • Other duties as required

Additional Information
  • Working outdoors in all weather conditions year round (cold, heat, wind, rain)
  • Working in confined spaces that may require the wearing of protective gear such as respirators, SCBA gear, and fall arrest harnesses, etc.
  • May be exposed to very hot temperatures, noise, fumes and dust depending on job site
  • Prolonged periods working in awkward positions (standing, crouching, bending)
  • Lifting to a maximum of 80 lbs. Heavier objects may be lifted in conjunction with other employees or equipment
  • Hours of work are typically 9 hours per day, up to six days per week. Overtime may add an additional 5 to 15 hours depending on workload. Given the service nature of our business, emergency repairs for customers may require prolonged hours and workweek from time to time.