Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. Covia’s rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Equally as strong, is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.

COVIA IS COMMITTED TO EMBRACING AND PROMOTING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION (D&I) WHERE WE WORK, WITH WHOM WE DO BUSINESS, AND WHERE WE LIVE. We strive to create an inclusive culture where diversity is valued and respected and where all feel included and engaged. We are intentional in our efforts to bring Team Members together and create opportunities to contribute their unique skills, experiences and perspectives in the pursuit of Covia’s business growth objectives. Enabling all Team Members to perform at their best while being themselves is fundamental to the Clearly Covia Values and Culture.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Journeyman- Welder/Fitter at its Nepheline Syenite Operation located at the Nephton facility location.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:

Demonstrate the safe operation of the CNC Plasma Cutter. Including knowledge of layout and design as required

Demonstrate the safe operation of the CNC rolls

Demonstrate the safe operation of the Handheld Plasma Cutter

Demonstrate the safe operation of the shop small rolls

Demonstrate the safe operation of the CNC Brake

In good physical condition and be able to lift 50lbs

Demonstrate the safe operation of a handheld grinder

Demonstrate the safe operation of a drill press

Demonstrate the safe operation of a handheld drill

Demonstrate the safe operation of the Shear

Demonstrate the safe operation of the Iron Worker

Demonstrate the safe operation and maintenance of Oxy/Acetylene Torches

Demonstrate the safe operation and set up of the Arc Air Gouging Equipment for Pocket, Truck Box and Bucket maintenance

Demonstrate the setup and maintenance of a MIG welder for various shop tasks

Demonstrate the proper set up and execution of various shop welding jobs using proper MIG Techniques

Demonstrate the ability to set up different styles of Arc Welders for various tasks. Some examples may include patching or pocket repairs

Demonstrate the ability to interpret various Blueprints

Demonstrate the ability to lead other team members in various jobs

Demonstrate the ability to inspect and examine equipment failures and make recommendations for sustainable repair solutions

Demonstrate the ability to plan material and manpower for repairs as well as creating parts list, accurate estimations for fabrication/installation time, hoisting and rigging plans and required equipment

Demonstrate Proficiency in welding MIG, TIG, Stick, Flux Core all Positions

Demonstrate the ability to Understand and Execute Intricate welding procedures

Demonstrate the ability to measure and execute layout for the following but not limited to; Elbows, “Y” Branches, Square to Rounds, Cones

Contributes to identifying improvement opportunities in technical/industrial work processes.

The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

Hold a valid Journeyman trade certification in Welder/Fitter

Excellent Healthcare Benefits – medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision

Company paid Disability Insurance

Company paid Life / AD&D Insurance

RRSP with company contribution

Vacation + Paid Holidays

Employee Assistance Program

Paid Volunteer Time

At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we firmly believe this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or military service or reserve or veteran status.

The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

Covia is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. Please advise if you require accommodation; we will work with you to meet your needs.