Job Description

Are you looking for an exciting new career opportunity that comes with amazing opportunities for success and growth for your future? Morskate Manufacturing is actively recruiting motivated Full-Time Apprentice Welders/Fabricators to join our dynamic team of professionals. Reporting to the Shop Supervisor, you will be responsible for fabricating and repairing various metal projects in our manufacturing plant using welding techniques and processes such as GMAW, GTAW, and SMAW. If you are a reliable self starter with a strong work ethic, we want to hear from you!

Morskate Manufacturing is a family run structural steel manufacturer located in Ponoka, Alberta. Specializing in structural, agricultural and custom orders, we take pride in the ability to be adaptable and flexible when designing and building orders to meet the customers exact requirements. We are a dedicated team of hard-working individuals who strive for excellence and innovation in everything we do. If you want to be able to take pride in the quality, service, and creativity of your work, Morskate is the place for you!

Reports to: Shop Supervisor

“Apply Here: https://morskatemanufacturing.com/careers/” direct Website application


  • Maintain excellent attendance record
  • Fabricate and repair equipment, structures and various types of metal objects using an array of welding processes such as GMAW, GTAW and SMAW
  • Analyze drawings, and sketches to determine measurements, layouts and sequence of welding assignments
  • Adhere finished product id tag as per drawing
  • Examine welds and surfaces to discover flaws to ensure they meet the required standards
  • Grind and finish parts to specification
  • Track finished product and job status
  • Accurate use of square, levels, angle finder and other measuring tools related to specific area (in both Metric & Imperial)
  • Operate drill presses, grinders, power saws and other hand tools
  • Safe operation of overhead crane for material movement


  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program or CWB certification is an asset
  • 1-2 years welding experience at minimum
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, sketches, procedures and practices
  • Knowledge of materials and strong understanding of metals
  • Skilled with numbers regarding accurate measurements, checking drawings, counting parts and weights
  • Must be physically fit and able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to speak, read, write and understand English clearly
  • Possess problem solving skills
  • Must be willing to work overtime and Saturdays as needed
  • Local or willing to relocate
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada. Currently, we are unable to sponsor international candidates.

Health & Safety Responsibilities:

  • Active participation in company safety program
  • Follow safety protocol including wearing of required PPE and understanding and application of safety policies, procedures and practices

What Morskate Offers

  • Permanent, year-round employment
  • Competitive wages
  • Overtime after 8 hours a day / 40 hours a week
  • Benefits after 3 months of employment
  • Every Sunday off

We would like to thank all of those that apply, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $50,000.00-$60,000.00 per year

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $20.00-$28.00 per hour

Additional pay:


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • welding: 1 year (preferred)