• 3rd Year or Journeyperson Welder

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


    Location: Edmonton, Alberta

    Position: Permanent / Full Time / Night Shift / Weekend Shift


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

    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.


    Job Purpose

    The Welder is responsible for fusing metal components and other metal parts together for construction and/or fabrication.


    • Displays a commitment to Waiward’s incident-free vision, values, and culture;
    • Read blueprints and specifications;
    • Fuse metal components using the FCAW and MCAW process;
    • Grind, stamp, cut and drill material;
    • Operate tools and equipment including overhead cranes, oxy-acetylene torches, gouging equipment and sub arc welding machines;
    • Attend daily toolbox meetings;
    • Complete tasks with minimal NCR’s;
    • Properly and consistently document and follow established procedures;
    • Ensures that he wears the appropriate personal protective equipment at all times;
    • Maintains good housekeeping in work area;
    • Report personal injuries, no matter how minor, and obtain medical attention as required;
    • Consistently follow and encourage shop rules;
    • Willing to work overtime when needed.


    • Must be a registered apprentice, an Alberta-certified journeyperson, hold a valid recognized credential, or possess the skills and knowledge expected of a journeyperson;
    • Basic Rigging Course an asset;
    • FLHA Training an asset;
    • Certified Overhead Crane Operator an asset;
    • WHMIS.

    Working Conditions

    The incumbent is required to work in the fabrication shop with moderate noise and numerous hazardous fumes.


    Physical Requirements

    The incumbent is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: viewing weld 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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