• General Helper

    Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 3:13 PM)
    # of Openings
    Skilled Trades
  • Overview



    Location:  Edmonton, Alberta

    Position:  Permanent / Full Time / Weekend Shift

    Positions Available: 3


    Waiward is a steel fabrication and construction service provider based in Edmonton, Alberta, serving businesses internationally and working all over Western Canada including British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Our vision at Waiward is to be the leading provider of construction services, known for its unwavering commitment to safety and quality, working with the best clients on the best projects. 

    At Waiward, it is our priority to get our employees home safely, every single day. We believe the best way to achieve an incident-free culture is to invest in each employee. Because You Are Waiward, and Waiward Is You! 


    Job Purpose

    The General Helper assists in all areas throughout the shop and primarily assist trades workers and foremen to complete their tasks.


    • Displays a commitment to Waiward’s incident-free vision, values, and culture;
    • Assist fitters and welders with tasks ;
    • Assist foremen with daily jobs i.e. finding items;
    • Apply general knowledge of tools and equipment;
    • Have and use the proper tools to meet specific job requirements;
    • Use oxygen and acetylene to cut steel;
    • Use a 5” or 7” grinder to grind plates or other material i.e. beams, channels and angles;
    • Read a tape measure (imperial & metric) and blue prints;
    • Unload detail trays and organize the detail;
    • Hustle detail;
    • Assist with housekeeping in the shop (sweeping) and outside, as required;
    • Attend daily toolbox meetings;
    • Complete tasks with minimal NCR’s;
    • Consistently follow and encourage shop rules;
    • Willing to work overtime when needed.


    • Respirator Training preferred;
    • Basic Rigging Course is an asset;
    • FLHA Training;
    • WHMIS.

    Working Conditions

    The incumbent is required to work in the fabrication shop with moderate noise.


    Physical Requirements

    The incumbent is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing specifications for extended periods of time and extensive reading. The incumbent is also required to stand and sit for extended periods of time and will require good physical attributes for walking on uneven ground, climbing, confined space entry, limited lifting and sitting.


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    *Please note, due to high volumes of resumes received; only successful candidates will be contacted. Waiward is an equal opportunity employer.*




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