Job Summary:
National Oilwell Varco currently has a job opening for a Welder in Leduc, AB. We are accepting 3rd Year Apprentice or Journeyman applications.

The successful candidate will be responsible to work under general supervision to perform welding tasks such as maintaining, fabricating, manufacturing and repairing oilfield equipment. They will also be responsible to complete tasks through written and/or oral instructions and to follow established procedures.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
Welding (MIG, TIG, Flux Arc, etc.);

Preparation for assigned welding tasks, including grinding;

Hard surfacing;

Cutting components with a torch, plasma or saw as necessary;

Silver soldering;

Use and maintain tools, material handling equipment and welding equipment;

Fitting and measuring materials;

Daily overhead crane usage after course completion;

Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED required;

Apprenticeship status or Journeyman certification is required;

3 – 5 year’s experience preferred;

Overhead Crane Course is an asset but will train in house if necessary;

Basic tools required;

Training provided on the job for Apprentice Welders.

Technical Requirements:
Knowledge of welding machines & associated equipment.

Competencies Required:
Integrity and Trust;

Customer Focus;

Ethics and Values;

Action Oriented;

Functional/Technical Skills.

HSE Requirements :
Shop environment orientation (exits, fire extinguishers, first aid & eyewash stations, spill kits, propane storage) and yard environment (building locations, processes);

Squatting, bending, reaching, and walking (further details to be reviewed on JHA);

PPE training for possible noise exposure, mists/vapors, gloves, safety glasses and steel toed boots;

NOV in-house forklift training if required;

WHMIS training;

NOV in-house Overhead/Jib crane training;

Hand & Power tool safety training.

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National Oilwell Varco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination or Harassment of Any Kind: NOV is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunities for everyone and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. National Oilwell Varco values inclusion and diversity; we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

With over 40 different locations in Canada, and 30,000 people worldwide, NOV is proud to offer their employees competitive pay and excellent benefits, including a Health Spending account and employer paid premiums. We are also proud to provide on the job training, with potential for advancement within our organization and an Educational Assistance Program.

National Oilwell Varco thanks all interested applicants; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.