Structural Steel and Plate Fitter

Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
Posted Date 3 months ago(1/19/2024 4:57 PM)
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Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Position: Regular / Full Time / Weekend Shift 

Positions Available: 1


Waiward is a respected construction and maintenance service provider that operates one of Canada’s largest fabrication shops based out of Edmonton, Alberta. Our mission is To Be Your Trusted Partner which ensures we act with integrity in all that we do. Through planned growth and development, we have kept our commitment to provide our customers with an unsurpassed level of service. Waiward’s historical and future success is grounded in our collective commitment to our core values.


At Waiward, we believe a diverse and inclusive workplace is the key to unlocking the full potential of our people. It is essential to build a team that represents the communities and clients we are serving. We attract, hire, and develop people of all backgrounds and ensure fairness and inclusion within our hiring processes. We believe in investing in people based on their expertise, capabilities, aspirations, and performance despite their race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, and beliefs.

As a leader in our industry, we believe diversity and inclusion strengthen our team and are committed to making sustainable progress in our company and the communities and clients we serve. With the support of our leadership team and peers, our people are encouraged to share their perspectives.


Job Purpose

Fitters are responsible for assembly, fitting, installation, and fabrication of metal components for various structures and products.


  • Display a commitment to Waiward’s incident-free vision, values, and culture.
  • Read blueprints and specifications to determine the materials necessary to lay out work.
  • Assemble and fit metal section and plate to form complete units or subunits using tack welding, bolting, or other methods.
  • Lay out reference points and patterns according to component specifications.
  • Grind, stamp, cut and drill material.
  • Conduct housekeeping and general cleanup.
  • Attend daily toolbox meetings.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and ask questions.
  • Complete tasks with minimal errors, rejections and NCR’s.
  • Ensure that all non-conformances are reported and that the shop, where applicable, maintains the integrity of quality standards.
  • Follow and documents established procedures.
  • Report personal injuries, no matter how minor, and obtains medical attention as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Must be a registered apprentice, an Alberta-certified journeyperson, hold a valid recognized credential, or possess the skills and knowledge expected of a Journeyperson.
  • CWB Transferable Welder Qualification (including Tack Welder).
  • Basic Rigging Course an asset
  • FLHA Training an asset
  • Certified Overhead Crane Operator an asset

Working Conditions


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


Physical Requirements


The incumbent is 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.


 *Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted. Waiward is an equal opportunity employer.


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