Employer: ACL Steel Ltd., located in Kitchener

Full / Part Time: Full Time

Hours Per Week: 44 hours / per week

Start Date: ASAP

Contact Person: Lindsay Seibel, Human Resources

The Company

ACL Steel Ltd is located in the Grand River West Business Park in Kitchener. We are your accountable, creditable, leaders in structural steel manufacturing and provide outstanding value to our customers by delivering quality products, service and workmanship.

The Opportunity

ACL Steel Ltd is looking for an experienced fitter / welder to join our growing team. The candidate would ideally have 3 to 5 years of experience in the structural steel manufacturing industry. The environment at ACL Steel Ltd. is fast paced and ever changing.

Job Responsibilities

  • Recognize, set up and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade (grinders, torches, etc)
  • Inspect and maintain tools
  • Lays out, position, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler (fit and weld structural steel – know and identify weld symbols)
  • Operate manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments using processes such as Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, and Flux Core Welding
  • Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions (have/maintain CWB certified welding tickets)
  • Monitor the burning and weld process to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion or expansion of metals (remove rough spots from work piece using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper)
  • Mark or tag identification on parts
  • Lift raw materials, finished products, and packed items, manually or using hoists
  • Attach slings, ropes, and chains to objects such as beams, HSS, angles, plate, flat bar or other such products
  • Count finished products to determine if product orders are complete and sign off finished work
  • Maintain production schedules

Experience & Education

  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Organization skills, problem solving, integrity, and task prioritization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ideally a minimum of 3 to 5 years related experience

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.00-$26.00 per hour


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


COVID-19 considerations:
We are following all Government Regulations.


  • Welding: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Fitting: 1 year (Preferred)