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Job Details

Apprentice Welder

Employer

Masco Steel Industries Ltd.

Date Posted

May 26, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Wetaskiwin, AB
  • Earnings $27.00 to $29.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 09, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Masco Steel Industries Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • 2nd Period Apprentice
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

Arc welding machine

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret welding blueprints, drawings specifications, manuals and processes
  • Examine welds and ensure that they meet standards and/or specifications
  • Computer-aided design (CAD)

Area of Specialization

Custom fabrication

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Welding Techniques

  • Flux core arc welding (FCAW)
  • Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
  • Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)

Work Setting

Manufacture

Type of Cranes

Overhead crane

Specific Skills

  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
  • Maintain and perform minor repairs on welding, brazing and soldering equipment
  • Interpret welding process specifications
  • Fit, braze and torch-straighten metal
  • Determine weldability of materials
  • Operate previously set-up welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products
  • Operate hoisting and lifting equipment

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Gloves
  • Mask
  • Face shield
  • Welding helmet

Work Site Environment

Noisy

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods

Type of Materials

Steel, iron and heavy metals

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

masco@telus.net

By Mail:

3621-49 Street
Wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A2Y5

Advertised Until

Jul 09, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Apprentice Welder is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Welders
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to fuse metal segments using processes such as gas tungsten arc (GTAW), gas metal arc (GMAW), flux-cored arc (FCAW), plasma arc (PAW), shielded metal arc (SMAW), oxy-acetylene (OAW), resistance welding and submerged arc welding (SAW)

METHODICAL

Interest in cleaning and preparing pieces for welding

INNOVATIVE

Interest in compiling information from specifications to shape metal by operating metalworking machines such as brakes, shears and other metal straightening and bending machines; and in examining and repairing worn parts of metal products by welding on extra layers

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Welding, Brazing and Soldering Machine Operators
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating previously set up welding machines such as spot, butt and seam resistance, gas- and arc- welding machines, and previously set-up brazing and soldering machines to bond metal parts and to fill holes, indentations and seams of metal articles with solder; and in starting up, shutting down, adjusting and monitoring robotic welding production lines

METHODICAL

Interest in comparing machine settings and adjusting welding heads and tooling to job specifications, to select torch tips, braze alloy and flux according to type and thickness of metal as specified by work orders; may adjust welding heads and tooling according to work specifications

innovative

Interest in repairing and fabricating metal parts, and in assisting with the maintenance and repair of welding, brazing and soldering equipment

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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