Full job description

Major Work Area




Machine set-up

Machinery installation


Equipment and Machinery Experience

Welding equipment

Tool grinders

Pumps and compressors

Power tools

Heat exchangers

High speed packaging equipment

Hand tools

Fans and blowers

Electrical and electronic controls


Automated and robotic system

Hydraulic system

Pneumatic system

Area of Specialization

Start-up and testing

Stainless steel welding

Optical alignment

Centering and setting to elevation

Bearing, seals and packing


Shutdown operations

Programmable logic controller (PLC)

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Welding Techniques

Oxy-acetylene welding (OAW)

Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) (TIG)

Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)

Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)

Specific Skills

Repair or replace defective machinery parts

Fabricate parts required during overhaul, maintenance or set-up

Detect and troubleshoot irregularities and malfunctions

Installing machinery and equipment

Assembling machinery and equipment (prior to installation)

Perform routine maintenance work on machinery

Program programmable logic controllers (PLCs)

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Work Site Environment




Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Valid driver’s licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Work under pressure

Handling heavy loads

Physically demanding

Attention to detail

Standing for extended periods

Bending, crouching, kneeling

Overtime required

Work Location Information

Various locations

Personal Suitability

Team player

Excellent oral communication

Excellent written communication

Health benefits

Health care plan

Dental plan

Vision care benefits

Paramedical services coverage

Financial benefits


Long term benefits

Life insurance

Pension plan

Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

Free parking available

Travel insurance