Position: Ironworker Journeypersons & Apprentices – CNRL Albian Shutdown / Outages

Project Type: Maintenance

Project Location: CNRL Albian

Shift: Day or Night

Schedule: 21/4 or 6/1

Accommodations: Camp

Travel Details: Fly-in/Fly-out

GC: Graham

Allied Partner: Heartland Constructors Inc.

Reference Number: 21953

Jardeg is recruiting Ironworker Journeypersons and Ironworker Apprentices for Future Opportunities with the CNRL Albian project team on site north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Line up your outage and shutdown work for 2023, now. We have outages starting as early as January and our scheduled turnaround event at Jack Pine Mine and Muskeg River Mine in the Ore Prep, Extraction and Froth areas is anticipated to one of the largest events to date at 75 days, we have the scope of work to maximize your turnaround season.

Shift schedules will be on a 24/4 or 6/1 rotation, 12 hours per day with daily overtime.

A competitive travel allowance will be provided to any worker from out of Province, and charter flights are provided from Calgary/Edmonton to site! While working on site, workers will be staying at the Albian Village Camp which will provide hot meals, lodging, workout facility, Wi-Fi, commissary and much more!

Ironworkers fabricate, construct and join scaffolding, structural steel buildings, bridges, ornamental ironwork and pre-cast structures. They erect structural steel components, reinforce steel, post tension tendons, install conveyors and robotic equipment, and sometimes perform reconstructive work on existing structures.

An Ironworker will be expected to do but are not limited to the following tasks:

Read blueprints and specifications to lay out the work

Unload and stack steel units so each piece can be hoisted as needed

Erect and install scaffolding, construction cranes, derricks and other hoisting equipment

Assemble rigging (cables, pulleys, hooks) to move heavy equipment and materials

Attach cables from a crane or derrick and direct crane operators with hand signals or radios

Position steel units, align holes and insert temporary bolts

Check the alignments and join steel parts by bolting or tack welding them with an electric arc process

Assemble and erect pre-fabricated metal structures

Select, cut, bend, position, and secure steel bars or wire mesh in concrete forms to reinforce the concrete

Install ornamental and other structural metalwork such as curtain walls, metal stairways, railings and power doors

Unload and install pre-cast components

Position Qualifications:
Certified Journeyperson and/or holds a valid recognized credential OR active Ironworker Apprenticeship in good standing

Common Safety Orientation (CSO) or CSTS-09

Energy Safety Canada Certified Confined Space Entry

Energy Safety Canada Certified Fall Arrest and/or Fall Protection

Basic Rigging Certification

Aerial Work Platform (AWP)

Valid Government Issued Identification


With a significant presence in the construction, industrial maintenance, and turnaround sectors, Jardeg is the largest recruiter of skilled trades in Canada. In 2022 alone, we’ll be supporting over 10 million manhours of work and a peak headcount over 10,000.

If you’re a tradesperson working in Canada, our position across commercial, infrastructure, and industrial construction, plus maintenance and turnarounds means we have more than just a job for you. We have a lifetime of work.