Under the direction of the Foreman, the responsibilities of the Welder / General Laborer position include, fitting and joining/tacking, fabricating, and repairing aluminum and other material by applying appropriate welding techniques in accordance with product specifications and production schedules.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Operate equipment safely and demonstrate safe work habits
– Detect faulty operation or defective materials and notify foreman
– Utilize safety equipment
– Perform welding duties using a wire welder in flat, vertical or overhead positions
– Weld aluminum components with welding equipment as specified by layouts, engineering drawings, work orders, or verbal instructions.
– Work includes set-up, laying out work using jigs/fixtures or hand layouts to fabricate parts and/or rework finished products.
– Work with fitters or fitters/welders to assist in the fabrication or welding of multi-component parts.
– Operate hoists, hand power tools, slings, grinders, cutting torch, and other hand tools related to the job needs.
– Inspect and correct welds as necessary to meet product specifications.
– Read, understand, and follow job order specifications, engineering drawings, and/or work orders.
– Willingness to cross-train and perform the work of other job tasks in addition to the primary assigned position.
– Familiar with a variety of welder concepts, practices, and procedures.
– Ability to understand welding symbols and diagrams, read blueprints, and/or other printed instructional material in the welding of products or parts.
– Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
– Must be thoroughly familiar with the set up and operation of welding machine and other equipment such as torches, torch tips, filler rods, flux, hoses, valves, and gas cylinders.
– Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
– Demonstrate willingness to work with others in a team environment.
– Positive, willingness to learn and participate in a changing environment to reach a common goal; not to exceed one written warning.
– Possesses strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
– High School diploma required.
– One – Two years welding experience or related field.
– Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints, specifications and instructions.
– Aluminum welding and heavy equipment manufacturing experience a plus.
Perform work standing up in work cell for 10 hours per day and 4 days a week.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Lifting devices must be used or help must be requested for anything over 35 pounds.
Stargate is committed to creating an inclusive environment that accommodates all individuals, including those who live with disabilities. We support the goals of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and have established policies, procedures and practices which adhere to the accessibility standards set out in the AODA. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please do not hesitate contacting our Human Resources Department.
We do not require agency assistance.
We thank those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $21.50-$22.00 per hour
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- RRSP match
- Vision care
- 10 hour shift
- Monday to Friday
- Welding: 1 year (Preferred)
- tig welding: 1 year (Preferred)