Metal and Wood Products (1958) Ltd. is a custom fabrication shop that has been serving the greater Vancouver area for over 50 years. We have built our reputation by providing high-end architectural details with an emphasis on communication, consistency, and quality.

We are currently looking for an experienced full-time Lead Hand fabricator/welder to join our growing team.


· Work with Production Manager to plan and schedule current/incoming work

· Provide technical support to fabricators

· Assist in developing the skills and techniques of the fabricators

· Maintain a high level of quality control

· Provide positive feedback on areas of improvement

· Encourage positive attitude and team spirit

· Work in a safe and efficient manner

· Welding TIG/MIG (aluminum, stainless steel, other ferrous and non-ferrous metals)

· Fitting, fabricating, and assembling

· Ensure shop equipment is maintained and all equipment pre use inspections are completed


· 2+ experience in a leadership role

· A team player

· Communicate effectively with team members and understand instructions, verbal and/or written

· Able to read and understand complicated drawings

· Able to work independently with minimal assistance

· A problem solver, quick learner, organized and adaptable

· Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task

· Have a high level of attention to detail and metal finishing skill

· Have at least 5 years work experience fabricating and welding

· Able to safely lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

· Living in the greater Vancouver area

Preference given to applicants with experience in operation of press brakes, sheet metal rolls, punch press, shears and additionally a forklift operator certificate


Monday – Friday

7:00am – 3:30pm

What we offer:

· Competitive wages

· Medical and dental

· Overtime pay when required

· Team-oriented work environment

· Positive culture

· Employee appreciation events (BBQ, etc)

· Damaged tool replacement

· Basic tools

Visit us online and see what we do! www.metalandwoodproducts.com

Instagram @metalandwoodproducts

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $34.00-$40.00 per hour

Additional pay:


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Burnaby, BC V5A 3G7: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • Metal fabrication: 5 years (preferred)
  • Welding: 5 years (preferred)
  • Leadership: 2 years (preferred)