Position: B-Pressure Rig Welder – MEG Energy Pipeline Projects – Future Opportunity

Project Type: Construction

Project Location: Conklin

Shift: Day

Schedule: 8/6 or 21/7

Accommodations: Camp Accommodations

Travel Details: Drive-In/Drive-Out

GC: Graham

Allied Partner: Integrated Constructors

Reference Number:
Located in the Southern Athabasca region, MEG’s Christina Lake Project is a multi-phased project approximately 150 kilometers South of Fort McMurray in Northeast Alberta. Comprised of approximately 200 square kilometers of leases, this SAGD operation currently has regulatory approvals in place to produce approximately 210,000 bpd. All workers will be staying at the state-of-the-art Poplar Ridge Lodge, which boasts a gym, rec area, commissary, laundry facility, Wi-Fi, cable, custom sandwiches, as well as full breakfasts and dinners. We have an amazing, experienced site team at MEG Energy who have safety and efficient work practices at the top of mind.

Jardeg is Recruiting DSP WELDER B PRESSURE W/RIG JOURNEYPERSONS for Future Opportunities with the MEG Energy Pipeline Projects team on site near Conklin, Alberta. These are full-time/long term positions on either an 8/6 or 21/7 rotation. This is a drive-in / drive-out site only.

Effective October 3rd, 2022 – B-Pressure Welders at MEG Energy will receive a $8/hr incentive on top of the base hourly wage paid on all hours worked (regular and overtime).

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, clean, check for defects and shape component parts, sometimes using a cutting torch and weld parts together.

Weld up to 30 inches (FDI) per day when material is available, some welds may be customized while others may be repetitive procedures to complete the work.

Use welding processes such as SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, or SAW to weld pressure piping.

Follows various company policies and procedures such as:
ISO 9001-2008

Welding Procedure Specifications (WPS)

Client Specific WPS

Graham’s Safety Program

Apply skills in the fusing of metals using prescribed welding applications

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

Comprehend drawings and develop layout patterns for projects and calculate quantities of materials

Have a 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 a working knowledge of mathematics calculations pertaining to the welding trade

Have a 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

CSTS (Construction Safety Training Systems) or PST (Petroleum Safety Training)

Valid CWB

ABSA B-pressure Certification

H2S Alive

Fall Protection (ESC)

AWP – Aerial work platform (preferred not required)

First Aid – Standard (preferred not required)


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.