To ensure all assigned welding, ironwork, or mechanical related tasks are completed in a timely and cost effective manner with a high level of quality, using safe work practices.
- Utilizes safe work practices and promote safety policies to others. Must maintain a clean and safe work area.
- Responsible for safe and conscientious use of equipment including forklift, skidsteer loader, scissor lifts, and power tools.
- Proficient in safe methods of hoisting, rigging, and scaffold erection.
- Proficient in material take offs.
- Reads and understands construction drawings, including providing accurate layout of the work and building to drawings and specifications.
- Assemble and commission mechanical systems.
- Install, examine, diagnose and adjust various types of industrial and mechanical equipment.
- Understanding of multi hp industrial drives, shafts, bearings, and lubrication is an asset.
- Accurately and effectively uses various types of welding and cutting equipment.
- Supervises labourers and resources as required for a specific task.
- Teaches and trains junior workers to develop trade related skills.
- Based on a thorough knowledge of iron sizing and dimensioning, will carry out the work using appropriate materials.
- Owns and maintains trade tools as required.
- Pleasant demeanour with an ability to handle multiple time-sensitive tasks while working within a team environment.
- Appropriate level of experience as welder/ironworker or industrial mechanic.
- Journeyman status is preferred, enrolled in a Welder Apprenticeship Program is an asset.
- Possesses current first aid certificate.
- Valid driver’s license is required.
- Understands welding principles, including rod selection and pre/post heat theory.
- CWB certificate – flat minimum, overhead preferred.
- Knowledge of winter construction techniques and ability to work in cold weather.
- Knowledge of the proper handling, use, and maintenance of oxy-acetylene.