Overview

FITTER (STRUCTURAL STEEL)

  • Work Term: Permanent/Full-Time
  • Work Language: English
  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Responsibilities

  • Interpret welding process specifications
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic, fully automated welding equipment
  • Read and interpret welding blueprints, drawings specifications, manuals and processes
  • Lay out, position and secure parts and assemblies according to specification, using straightedge, combination square, calipers and tape measure
  • Tack-weld or weld components and assemblies
  • Interpret engineered drawings to fabricate a variety of custom structures
  • Examine welds and ensure that they meet standards and / or specifications
  • Operate oxygen arc cutting equipment (arc-air), (AOC)
  • Operate hoisting and lifting equipment to maneuver steel and associated items
  • Operate previously set-up welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products
  • Experience with overhead crane

Qualifications

  • CWB Certification and or Trade Certification
  • Must have knowledge of standard concepts, practices and procedures within the welding industry
  • Must have experience in the fabrication process of large structures
  • Must have experience working safely with all standard tooling and machinery in the fabrication industry
  • Read and interpret welding blueprints, drawing specifications, structural drawings and welding symbols
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Certified Forklift/Crane Operator would be an asset
  • Follow all Health & Safety regulations

Type of materials

  • Steel, iron, and heavy metals

Welding techniques

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW)

Equipment and machinery experience

Area of specialization

  • Custom fabrication
  • Structural construction
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-to-eye coordination
  • Standing for extended periods

Weight handling

Equipment/ Own Tools

  • Crane, Forklift, Straddle Carrier
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Welding helmet

The successful candidate will be expected to be familiar with (or have a willingness to learn) all aspects of steel manufacturing and welding.

Do you have some of these skills but maybe not all? We still encourage you to apply so that we may review your resume and learn more about you. Please send your cover letter and resume indicating why you believe you would be a good fit for this role.

Carleton Iron Works Co. Limited offers competitive wages with benefits.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $20.00-$30.00 per hour

Benefits:

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

Flexible Language Requirement:

Schedule:

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Nepean, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:

  • Welding: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: One location

Application deadline: 2022-12-09
Expected start date: 2022-12-12