Special Metal Fabricating Ltd is looking for an individual who has experience in custom metal fabrication. The ability to work with Sheet/HSS stainless steel, aluminum, and mild steel is a must. This person will need the ability to learn, work with other team members, and have great organizational skills. We are a custom metal fabrication shop so experience in fabrication is a must. Tig welding with stainless steel and aluminum is a requirement.

Special Metal Fabricating offers group benefits, an RRSP program and is a COR-certified company. We offer competitive wages (based on experience). We need a safety-minded person, a team player, who is eager to learn.

Please email your resume to us if you are interested.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assure safety policies/procedures are adhered to
  • Work with small hand tools, clamps, and grinders to fit-up and weld misc steel and sheet metal products
  • Perform light maintenance on welding equipment such as replacing contact tips and nozzles, replacing liners and entire weld gun assemblies, replacing drive rolls on wire feeders, and safely exchanging shielding gas bottles
  • Instruct, mentor, and monitor up to 3 apprentices
  • Perform advanced complex welds – stainless steel and aluminum
  • Operate plasma cutters and cut materials using power tools or by hand
  • Operate automatic band saw and Mag drill
  • Maintain the cleanliness of your work area
  • Other duties as required
  • Ability to read and understand drawings (shop and blueprints)
  • Ability to read a tape measure (including conversions from fraction to decimal and vice versa)
  • Work both in the shop and onsite (field)


  • Journeyman’s ticket – Welder for Alberta or Red Seal or a registered Apprentice
  • CWB Certification is an asset
  • Minimum 2 years of experience, working as Journeyman in related fabrication field or at least 2nd year apprentice
  • Forklift operation experience
  • Elevated work platform and fall arrest are considered an asset
  • Stainless Steel and Aluminum are a must
  • Tig, Stick, and Spool Gun is a must
  • Clean Driving Abstract
  • The ability to use the brake press is considered an asset
  • Ability to use ironworker, rolling machine, and drill press an asset as well

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00-$35.00 per hour

Additional pay:


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
We are following AHS’s guidelines when it comes to COVID-19.


  • Welding: 2 years (required)