Innovair Industrial is a proudly Canadian, Winnipeg-based independent distributor of compressed gases and welding supplies. Winner of the CAFE Family Enterprise of the Year Achievement and Co-op Employer of the Year awards, we are a dynamic, people-oriented organization, recognized for our leadership, community involvement and commitment to provide our employees with a great work environment, opportunities for growth and competitive rewards.

Now hiring a Welding Automation Technician

  • Excellent Salary (commensurate with experience)
  • Full Benefits Package
  • Growth and Development Opportunities

We are currently looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual for a full-time Welding Automation Technician role. Reporting to the Division Manager, the Technician will be responsible for the welding and production of our Automation’s team designs. You’re a problem solver that is willing to work with an experienced team to find solutions. You are an expert in welding process and come from a manufacturing background. You understand the fundamentals of production welding and have a deep curiosity of learning and understanding new technology. You’re a quick study and are energized by new training and development opportunities to learn the next best thing in the welding profession.

As a Welding Automation Technician, you will:

  • Use manual welding systems to fabricate components for automation projects;
  • Assemble and build systems for automation projects using common fabrication tools such as drill presses, grinders and similar tools;
  • Program robotic systems for welding parts both onsite at location and in house;
  • Have experience with Fanuc and ABB, PLC and HMI systems;
  • Have Pneumatic and hydraulic experience;
  • Have CWB, AWS or ASME welding experience (or equivalent) and a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in production or manufacturing welding;
  • Read mechanical drawings and have a solid understanding of mechanical control systems;
  • A solid understanding of welding and automation technology;
  • Be able to practice strong communication, Interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Hold great technical knowledge with a willingness to learn new concepts;
  • Be proficient in using MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Access, Word);
  • Have experience with 2D and 3D modeling software;
  • Be willing to take on extensive training and development opportunities;
  • Have a valid Class 5 Manitoba driver’s license with clear driving abstract;
  • Be willing to travel across provinces as business needs;
  • Be physically capable of lifting, pushing, and pulling weights of up to 50 lbs, as well as maneuvering equipment up to 1000 Ibs (with proper lifting apparatus and techniques)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Short-listed candidates may be asked to take a physical capabilities, a psychometric and/or a relevant duties test.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Wellness program


Work Location: Hybrid remote in Winnipeg, MB