Company Overview: From design engineering and fabrication to installation or demolition, Universal Builders Supply Canada, ULC. (UBS Canada) is a full-service, EPC Contractor that provides “Turn-Key” services and products for our customers, while solving their most difficult challenges.

Based locally in Fort McMurray, our value proposition has always been to be a safe, responsible partner who provides superior customer service while delivering high quality solutions in a transparent, cost-effective manner.

Role: The Journeyman Structural Ironworker will work with a small crew of Ironworkers at various Oil Sands Sites and will report to the Ironworker Foreman

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Read blueprints and specifications to lay out the work.
  • Erect and install structural steel systems.
  • Unload and stack materials so each piece can be hoisted as needed.
  • Position steel members, align holes, and bolt/impact accordingly.
  • Assemble rigging (cables, pulleys, hooks) to move heavy equipment and materials.
  • Work with and signal cranes/heavy equipment.
  • Assist with shop and/or field fabrication/installation of structural steel and related materials.
  • Diligently adhere to all relevant OH&S requirements and ensure in-house safety regulations are complied with.


  • CWB welding certification an asset, but not mandatory.
  • Must possess a Journeyperson Ironworker ticket.
  • Have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Must be a strong team player and can work independently with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Hard worker, ready to assume responsibility quickly and contribute to our positive environment.
  • OSSA BSO or Common Safety Orientation (CSO) Certification.

All employees in safety sensitive positions are subject to Pre-Access Drug and Alcohol testing as per UBS Canada’s and Customer’s, Drug and Alcohol policies which may include random testing, testing for cause, re-qualification testing, post incident and return to work testing.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30.00-$40.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Fort McMurray, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Are you a red seal journeyman Iron Worker/Welder?
  • Do You live in Fort McMurray? If no, are you moving to Fort McMurray?

Work Location: One location