Job Posting

Pipefitter / Steamfitter/ Plumber

Please apply through this link: https://ralmax.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=101

Employment Type: Full Time – Union
Business Unit: Point Hope Maritime Ltd.
Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Reporting to: Pipefitter Chargehand
Wage Rate: $44.72/hour
Hours of Work: 40 hours/week
Work Setting: Marine

Point Hope Maritime (a Ralmax Group Company) has an exciting and immediate opening for a full-time Pipefitter/Steamfitter/Plumber in Victoria, British Columbia. They will have the ability to lay out, assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems, applying knowledge of system operation, and following blueprints: selects type and size of pipe, and related materials and equipment, for example, supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications.

What we offer:

  • Competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Pension
  • Health and wellness programs


  • Use saws, cutting torches, and pipe benders to cut and hammer pipes to specification
  • Study blueprint and construction plans for pipe systems, supports, and related equipment
  • Assemble and secure pipes, tubes, and fittings by means of welding, brazing, soldering and cementing of joints
  • Utilize pressure gauges and hydrostatic testing to inspect and test installed pipe systems
  • Operate pump machines to discard water from flooded facility floors, manholes and basements
  • Install and test water systems.
  • Inspect work sites to identify environmental hazards that can limit the integrity of a pipe structure
  • Able to repair and replace damaged or worn out pipe components
  • Use hand or power tools to drill holes in structures such as wall, decks to allow for pipe passage
  • Select pipe types, sizes and quantity required for a pipefitting project
  • Install and configure automatic pipe control systems
  • Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • Must hold a Journeyman’s certificate, or have Red Seal
  • Ability to utilize and operate a range of tools and equipment in installing, maintaining, and repairing pipe systems
  • Ability to handle, lift, and move heavy pipes, pipefitting materials and equipment
  • Skilled in diagnosing pipe systems to identify and fix problems with leaks and clogs
  • Ability to communicate, read, and understand/follow directions in English
  • Willingness to participate in regular training programs and courses

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Flexible and able to work in a team environment
  • Logical and critical thinker
  • Mechanical and mathematical aptitude
  • Knowledge of standard safety procedures and protocol
  • Read and interpret technical drawings and information
  • Familiar with ship systems, i.e. fuel, oil, air, water, black water etc.
  • Able to repair and replace damaged or worn out pipe components, valves and fittings
  • Good knowledge of hand and power tools
  • Assemble and secure pipes, tubes and fitting by means of welding, brazing, soldering, screwing and cementing
  • Familiar with pressure testing techniques
  • Strong troubleshooting skills


  • Must be able to stand, crouch, kneel and/or sit for extended periods of time, able to lift up to 75 lbs, climb ladders and work from elevation, and walk on varied terrain
  • Regularly perform repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work within confined spaces
  • Possess manual dexterity
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Work Conditions

  • Travel to off-site locations may be required
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions

The successful candidate is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to get vaccinated before their start date, as per Ralmax Group of Companies COVID-19 Corporate Safety Policy.

Application Process

Please apply through this link: https://ralmax.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=101

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and cultures to join our team (including self-identifying Indigenous, status, non-status, Metis, and Inuit and non-Indigenous cultures). If you have any questions regarding this position or applying for the position, please reach out, we want to support all applicants during this process.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are looking forward to connecting with you!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability