Are You A Welder Looking To Make A Difference?

HAWBOLDT INDUSTRIES is Canada’s leader in marine cranes, winches, and specialized lifting equipment. We support customers worldwide in the Ocean Science, Defense, Workboat, and Offshore Industries.

We design it. We build it.

Canadian owned, entrepreneurial, globally-recognized, and located in Chester, Nova Scotia. We want people who are hands-on and excited to make an impact on the company, and the industry.

We are looking for a Welder.

By Joining Our Team as a Welder You Will

  • Gain experience in a medium sized company; a company who successfully competes with the large, multi-national corporations
  • Enhance your skills welding through your involvement in fabricating a variety of custom engineered marine equipment
  • Get valuable work experience and exposure to sales, engineering and manufacturing
  • Witness and be hands-on with design/build/testing of our equipment
  • Be entitled to a competitive wage, benefits, and pension plan
  • Start overtime pay after 40 hours


The Welder performs all types of industrial welding work, as well as prepares various surfaces for welding by grinding, washing, or other means as necessary. The position overview is to be used as a guideline only and may not incorporate all functions of the job.

  • Read job specifications and interpret engineering drawings
  • Weld components and assemblies using SMAW, GMAW, MCAW, FCAW, including both carbon and stainless steel welding processes
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, horizontal or overhead positions
  • Observe and take part in testing on welded surfaces, such as visual inspection, magnetic particle (MPI), ultrasonic testing (UT), radiographic examination (RT or X-ray), to evaluate weld quality as well as conform to dimensional tolerances


CWB tickets – Certified Welder

A minimum 5 years of experience as a certified Welder in a heavy equipment manufacturing environment

Proven experience in metal fabrication of steel, aluminum, and stainless steel

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Experience in troubleshooting and problem solving

Work in a co-operative group atmosphere

Willing and able to work straight afternoon shift (4 x 10 hours – Monday to Thursday) and overtime

Are You Ready to Make an Impact?

Qualified candidates are invited to submit your resume quoting HAW Welder in the subject line.

For more information visit our website at www.hawboldtind.com

Due to the volume of resumes received we kindly ask that you do not call regarding the status of your resume.

No recruiters please.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Application deadline: 2020-11-30

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00-$25.00 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care


COVID-19 considerations:
masks, increased cleaning and disinfecting, proper hygiene, physical distancing, pre-start self-assessment


  • mig and stick welding: 3 years (Required)
  • tig welding: 3 years (Required)


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