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Job Details

Apprentice Welder

Employer

Innovative Welding & Manufacturing Ltd.

Date Posted

September 19, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $25.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 16, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Innovative Welding & Manufacturing Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Industrial
  • Manufacture

Tasks

  • Interpret welding process specifications
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic, fully automated welding equipment
  • Examine welds and ensure that they meet standards and/or specifications
  • Operate brakes, shears and other metal shaping, straightening and bending machines
  • Operate hoisting and lifting equipment
  • Operate previously set-up welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products

Welding techniques

  • Oxy-acetylene welding (OAW)
  • Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
  • Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)
  • Flux core arc welding (FCAW)

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Arc welding machine
  • Gas welding machine
  • Spot welding machine

Area of specialization

  • Custom fabrication
  • Machinery or equipment repair
  • Structural construction
  • Fencing, balconies, stairs and railings

Transportation/travel information

Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Overtime required

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Welding helmet

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Organized
  • Team player

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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 About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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