Welder - Canada
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Reports to: Foreman
The position of Welder includes, but is not limited to production welding, service & repair welding, prototype building and fitter welding. Knowledge of Steel structures such as bridge components, steel beams, steel channels, shell structures etc. is important.
The use of various hand tools, machinery and equipment will be required to manufacture metal products. This position will work with Foremen and Lead Hands to ensure continuous improvements in work cells, hitting quotas, welding according to pre-set parameters using Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) processes. Possess strong knowledge and skill in operating all metalworking machinery. Additionally, welder is required to read and understand production drawings, blueprints, work orders and other written instructions. They may be assigned related duties as required.
Roles, responsibilities and duties:
• Perform job duties with care and precision
• Ensure safety of self, co-workers, everyone who may be impacted and that of surroundings
• Use of Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) always- helmet, gloves, steel toed boots, safety vest, goggles, ear plugs, etc.
• Participating in safety culture via reporting.
• Maintain safe work practices
• Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications
• Monitor parts usage and report on any material issues
• Reviews blueprints and specifications
• Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology, compliance and repair techniques
• Of custom prototypes from supplied drawings
• Of custom jigs and fixtures to produce production parts as per customer specifications
• Of metal structures using jigs and fixtures in a high paced production environment
• Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments using processes such as gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), plasma arc welding (PAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), oxy-acetylene welding (OAW), resistance welding and submerged arc welding (SAW)
• Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
• Operate brazing and soldering equipment
• Operate metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears and other metal straightening and bending machines
• Repair parts of metal products by welding on extra layers.
• Conduct repairs, modifications and retrofits
• Assist in training, directing & supervision of junior employees and apprentices, inspecting and certifying their work
Training and Certifications:
• Completion of Secondary School education
• 5-7 years’ experience as a Welder
• Current CWB tickets (all positions)
• Valid welding certification, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) certified or equivalent in all positions
• FCAW certification or equivalent considered an asset
• GMAW certification or equivalent considered an asset
• Ability to work independently in a busy environment
• Experience with routine maintenance operations
• Experience in working with Overhead cranes with or without load attached.
• Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
• Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
• Able to work well under pressure
• Strong attention to detail
• Safety Otientation
• Quality Orientation
• Time Management
• Creative and Innovative Thinking
• Development and Continual Learning
• Problem Solving
• Accountability and Dependability
• Decision making and Judgement
• Operating Equipment
• Providing Consultation
• Ethics and Integrity
• Planning and Organizing
• Mathematical Reasoning
• Enforcing Laws, Rules and Regulations
• Mediating and Negotiating
• Energy & Stress management skills
• Independent operation of equipments as required
• Trains, directs and supervises junior employees and apprentices
• Determines repairs required on parts of metal products
• Participates in safety culture via reporting
• Production Manager
• General Manager
• Safety department
• People Services Department
• Quality Control Department
• Rotating shifts
• Physical ability to lift up to 50lb may be required
• Work regularly near moving mechanical parts
• Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue.
• Employee may be required to work in potentially hazardous environments requiring protective equipment.
• Employee may be exposed to dust, asphalt, hazardous chemicals, high and very low temperatures and high levels of noise.
• Employee may be exposed to uncomfortable work settings; may have long combinations of standing, crouching, or sitting.
• Repetitive tasks within a fast-paced environment
• Overtime as required
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