Position: Mine Welder Journeyperson – Kearl Maintenance

Project Type: Maintenance

Project Location:
Shift: Rotating

Schedule: 14/14 ; 11.5 hour days

Accommodations: Camp

Travel Details: Allowance & Fly to and from site

GC: Graham

Allied Partner: Heartland Constructors Inc.

Reference Number: 21835


The Incentive Program consists of an additional $80/day for this position – paid weekly. To receive incentive, “days worked” will be defined as minimum 4 hrs of work on site.

The Retention Program offers an additional $25/day, paid by January 31st, 2023 (or following corresponding pay period), or upon release by the employer (end of project).

Temporary Travel Allowance Program effective until January 31st, 2023.

For more details, apply today!

Heartland Constructors Inc. is seeking Senior CWB Mine Welder Journeypersons to join the Imperial Oil Kearl Lake project team on site near Fort MacKay, Alberta.

These are permanent positions on a 14/14 shift schedule.

Welders join or sever metals in beams, girders, vessels, piping and other metal components, make metal parts used in construction and manufacturing plants, and weld parts, tools, machines and equipment.

Welders develop patterns for projects or follow directions given in layouts, blueprints and work orders, as well as clean, check for defects and shape component parts, sometimes using a cutting torch and welding parts together.

Senior Mine Welders will be expected to do but are not limited to the following tasks:

Be skillful in the fusing of metals using prescribed welding applications

Have working knowledge of the welding equipment involved with the various welding procedures

Comprehend drawings and develop layout patterns for projects

Calculate quantities of materials

Have thorough knowledge of metals, arc electrodes, welding gases and gas welding filler rods

Recognize defective welds; know the cause and proper procedure for the repair of the defective area

Have working knowledge of mathematics calculations pertaining to the welding trade

Have working knowledge of the required codes

Be familiar with the work of other trades people in affiliated trades

Perform assigned tasks in accordance with quality and production standards required by industry

Minimum Requirements:
Provincial Alberta Journeyperson or Red Seal Certification

CWB FCAW All Position welding ticket

Experience in heavy mine maintenance equipment

Experience in Ice Lugging and equipment repair

Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS-09 or 2020) Certification

First Aid – Standard Level A or C Certification

A&D and Mask Fit Test

Basic Rigging

Forklift Certification – considered an asset

Aerial Work Platform – considered an asset

Energy Safety Canada Certified Fall Arrest and/or Fall Protection – considered an asset


With a significant presence in the construction, industrial maintenance, and turnaround sectors, Jardeg is the largest recruiter of skilled trades in Canada. In 2022 alone, we’ll be supporting over 10 million manhours of work and a peak headcount over 10,000.

If you’re a tradesperson working in Canada, our position across commercial, infrastructure, and industrial construction, plus maintenance and turnarounds means we have more than just a job for you. We have a lifetime of work.