The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!
This is skilled shop and field work at the journeyman level in performing skilled shop and field welding, fitting, and fabricating duties in building, repairing, and maintaining a variety of machinery, vehicles, equipment, facilities, and parts; layout, forming, and pressure welding of water pipes, makes up and assembles water pipe offsets, tees, extensions, tie rods, nipples, and related items. An incumbent exercises considerable independent judgement and action in completing most assignments in accordance with established trade practices, and may supervise one or more helpers as required. Performs related work as required.
Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by the completion of a recognized Trade Certificate of Qualification plus considerable general experience at the Journeyman level; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of the standard practices, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the welding and/or metal fabrication trade; of the hazards and proper safety precautions related to the work; of water main and related pipe installation, maintenance and repair operations. Ability to lay out work from blueprints, sketches, and diagrams and weld cast iron and steel water pipe under pressure; to perform skilled welding, fitting, forming, forging, brazing, heating, cutting, and fabrication duties under minimal supervision; to supervise the work of one or more helpers as required. Skill in the use and care of tools, equipment, and materials used in the trade. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia along with Certificate of Qualification – Welder and Certificate of Qualification – Metal Fabricator (Fitter) and Welder B (some positions) are required.
This position is temporary full time until November 30, 2021.
Please apply online by January 25, 2021.
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.