Journeyman Welder

Main Duties: 

  • Read and interpret blueprint or welding process specifications. 
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments using processes such as gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW) flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), plasma arc welding (PAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW). Oxy-acetylene welding (OAW), resistance welding and submerged arc welding (SAW). 
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame- cutting equipment. 
  • Operate brazing and soldering equipment. 
  • Operating metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears and other metal straightening and bending machines. 
  • Repair worn parts of metal products by welding on extra layers. 
  • Operate previously set up welding machines such as spot, butt and seam resistance or gas and arc welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts. 
  • Operate previously set up brazing or soldering machines to bond metal parts or to fill holes, indentations and seams of metal articles with solder. 
  • Assist with the maintenance and repair of welding, brazing and soldering equipment. 
  • May adjust welding heads and tooling according to work specifications. 
  • Reinforcing – fabricates on- site and installs reinforcing material. 
  • Erection, Assembly and Installation – installs primary and secondary structural members, installs components and systems and installs conveyors, machinery and equipment. 
  • Maintenance and Upgrading  repairs components and dismantles and removes structural, mechanical and miscellaneous components. 
  • Rigging and Hosting – selects rigging equipment and uses hoisting and lifting equipment. 

Safety: 
•Knowing and understanding the requirements of OH&S 
•Knowing, understanding, communicating and ensuring compliance with the OH&S, and company safety policies and procedures 
•Attend mandatory safety tailgate meetings 
•Ensuring completion of initial safety and hazard assessments 
•Participating in safety/incident investigations 
•Ensuring that vehicle and equipment checks are carried out  

Employment Requirements: 
Completion of secondary school  
Red Seal Certification 
Clean Drivers abstract is required
Safety tickets W