Who We Are

We have proudly served the Canadian construction industry for over 100 years. Our rich history demonstrates our reach and diversity as an integrated, full-service organization serving the commercial and industrial markets. We deliver confidence through a client-centered approach that ensures the highest quality of service, reduces risk, and delivers results.

We provide a comprehensive range of construction services from new construction for industrial, commercial, and institutional markets; to industrial maintenance, repair and operations services, heavy civil construction, and mine support services; as well as vertical infrastructure including, electrical, mechanical, and specialty trades. For over 100 years, we have been a people-focused company with an unwavering commitment to safety and a high level of service that provides long-term value for all stakeholders.

Why Work for Us

This position is based in the Cold Lake, AB area on our Imperial Oil Resources site. This is a turnaround-based position starting in May and running approximately 4 weeks with a pre-turnaround shift schedule of 10 hours per day for 5 days and followed by a turnaround shift schedule of 6 on and 1 off 12 hour days.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation is above industry average and increases with experience

LOA provided for non-local candidates

Reporting to the Foreman, the Journeyman Industrial Instrumentation Technician will be responsible for:

Adhere to a given WPS.

Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications.

Perform GTAW, GMAW, and SMAW welds.

Understand the importance of Consumable Storage and Maintenance.

Ensure accuracy and completion of assigned tasks and projects.

Repair parts of metal products by welding on extra layers.

Maintain safe work practices.

Follow a Step by Step Repair Plan.

Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology, compliance and repair techniques.

Secure components together applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining weld shrinkage, and welding techniques.

Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor as needed.

Working Conditions

Overtime as required

Day shift and night shift positions available

Working both indoors and outdoors in hot and cold weather conditions

Working in and around noise and dust

Working in confined spaces

Must be clean shaven

Personal safety equipment supplied except steel-toed safety boots. Boots must be CSA approved green triangle, be of the lace up type and be a minimum of 6” ankle support. Iron worker boots or flat sole boots are only allowed for iron workers.


Journeyman Welder or Red Seal Ticket Journeyman

Valid B Pressure Ticket

Valid GTAW ticket


H2S Alive

Emergency First Aid

F3/F4 required

F6/F4 or F6 is an asset

Ability to identify all techniques of welding (GTAW, GMAW, etc.), and know all properties of various types of metal and how heat affects them

Ability to identify the requirements for various welding tests (6g, X-ray, etc.) and to produce welds that meet each requirement

Ability to take direction and follow through on instructions

Committed dedication to safety; reflected in practice and experience

Ability to work collaboratively

Superior written and verbal communication skills

Superior focus on customer satisfaction

Valid driver’s license

Pre-site Drug and Alcohol testing

Physical Requirements

Stand or walk for long periods of time

Ability to stand, crouch, and kneel for long periods of time

Ability to lift up to 25kg

Climbing stairs/ladders regularly

Exposure to hazards such as heights, power tools, slips, falls, falling objects, and sharp hand tools


Bird will accommodate requests from clients to uphold health and safety requirements on their project site. As such, candidates may be required to have proof of full vaccination prior to onboarding as an employee.

About Us

Safety, sustainability, collaboration, and integrity are core company values that encourage innovation and make a lasting difference in meeting the goals of our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate. We strongly support and encourage employees to get involved and give back in their local communities. We expect our employees to bring their best to work every day and in return, management recognizes and rewards employees for their valued contribution through competitive compensation, robust benefits, health and wellness programs, and learning development opportunities.

Only candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted directly.

Unsolicited resumes and phone inquiries from 3rd party agencies will not be accepted.

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