In less than a decade, Magnum became one of the leading solutions for primary and remedial cementing services in North America. Now poised to also serve our customers’ soil stabilization, vac and water, and downhole tool needs, Magnum is well-positioned to provide expertise in all the services that we offer.

Reporting to the Fabrication Manager, and under the direction of the Journeyman Welder, the Apprentice Welder works closely with the Welders to assist with all tasks and duties pertaining to welding metal together while learning the skill of welding to form fabricated components and/or make modifications or repairs. The Apprentice Welder may be required to pick up materials, clean the fabrication/welding shop area, and perform maintenance on welding equipment. This position is considered to be a safety-sensitive position.

Job Responsibilities


  • Assist Journeyman Welders in all tasks and duties pertaining to fabrication and welding metal.
  • Lay out, position, align and/or secure parts and assemblies in preparation for welding; measure dimension for conformance to specifications.
  • Set up, adjust and operate such welding equipment as electric arc welders, gas shielded arc welders and gas welders; select proper electrodes, gas orifices, filter rods, and/or torch tips based on type of various materials being welded.
  • Interpret welding process specifications.
  • Operate manual torch flame-cutting equipment; operate previously setup welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products, maintain and perform minor repairs on welding equipment using welding or cutting methods as directed.
  • Read and interpret welding blueprints, sketches, diagrams, manuals and/or parts to be repaired or fabricated to determine operations to be performed and materials required.
  • Clean and maintain shop and perform light maintenance on welding equipment, tools, etc. for the purpose of ensuring the availability and functioning of required items and ensuring safety.
  • Learn and understand the operation of all of the equipment and components as it relates to the cementing of oil and gas wells.


  • Participate in training and development activities.
  • Other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Required:
  • Enrolled in Welder certification training and/or red seal apprenticeship program.
  • Physically capable of moving/lifting heavy objects up to 23 kg., bending, standing, and climbing repeatedly for extended periods.
  • Able to work with exposure to fumes, oils, airborne particles, vibration, loud noise, heat and cold.
  • Able to work overtime, accommodate a flexible schedule, and travel to meet the needs of the business.

o Legally eligible to work in the country that the role is based out of.

  • Looking For:
  • Quality driven and customer service focused, both internal and external to the business.
  • Good analytical abilities with the ability to visualize a layout by looking at plans, sketches, blueprints and diagrams.
  • Excellent manual dexterity, attention to detail, eyesight, and hand-eye coordination.
  • Good communication skills, both spoken and written.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, reliable, and dependable.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to change.
  • Understands the importance of safety.
  • Team player and customer service focused.

o Demonstrated initiative and results orientated.

  • Assets:
  • Knowledge of welding qualities and properties of a variety of metals.
  • Technical knowledge regarding the use of tools, materials, equipment and safety gear related to all aspects of welding as well as occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the welding trade.
  • Holds valid safety certificates.
  • Self-starter, organized, able to prioritize and multitask.

o Able to work with limited direction, or independently to complete work.

Magnum Services is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support, and thrive on diversity, and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that this position will remain open until a successful candidate is found. While all candidates are welcome to apply, only those who appear to meet the requirements of our available roles will be contacted.