No degree, certificate or diploma

1 year to less than 2 years

  • Read and interpret blueprints
  • Structural metal or steel
  • Platework
  • Weld or bolt sections together
  • Set up and operate heavy-duty metal-working machines
  • Lay out reference points and patterns
  • Assemble and fit plates and sections to form structures
  • Study engineering drawings and blueprints, determine the materials required, and plan the sequence of tasks to cut metal most efficiently
  • Rig, hoist and move materials to storage areas or within worksite
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Overtime required
  • In shop
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Reliability
  • Organized