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Job Details

Gas Fitter

Employer

United Rentals

Date Posted

August 04, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Sherwood Park, AB
  • Earnings $32.00 to $46.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 18, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

United Rentals

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Work Site Environment

Noisy

Work Setting

  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Mechanical and service company
  • Propane distributors
  • Residential

Tasks

  • Install, maintain and service gas heating units and their components
  • Repair and service gas appliances and related equipment
  • Attend to gas escape calls and assist in the investigation of gas fires and explosions
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Advise clients regarding standards, safety features and maintenance of gas units and systems
  • Study drawings and specifications to determine the layout of the installation and materials required
  • Test and adjust control mechanisms and check pipes and piping connections for gas leaks using gas detecting devices
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Install and service propane and natural gas filling stations
  • Test and replace defective equipment or components

Supervision

1 to 2 people

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

Gas Fitter Certificate - Level 1 or A

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Own Tools/Equipment

Safety equipment/gear

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Experience

Experience an asset

Workplace information

On the road job

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Gasoline paid
  • Stocks/shares

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits
  • Other benefits
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Transportation provided by employer
  • Travel insurance
  • Wellness program

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 & Abilities
The Gas Fitter is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Gas Fitters
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to convert motor vehicles and appliances to use natural gas fuels; and in testing and replacing defective equipment and components

METHODICAL

Interest in speaking to respond to calls about leaking gas and to assist in the investigation of gas fires and explosions; in testing and adjusting control mechanisms, and in checking pipes and piping connections for gas leaks using gas-detecting devices

innovative

Interest in compiling information to repair and service gas appliances and related 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.

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Abilities

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Motor Coordination

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