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Automatic Welding Machine Operator Posted on Feb 14, 2018 by O.J. Pipelines Canada

  • Location Nisku, AB
  • Earnings $41.00 to $80.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 72 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 28, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

O.J. Pipelines Canada

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Gas welding machine
  • Arc welding machine

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

  • Supervise other workers
  • Read and interpret welding blueprints, drawings specifications, manuals and processes
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Examine welds and ensure that they meet standards and/or specifications

Area of Specialization

Large diameter pipelines

Weight Handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Welding Techniques

  • Orbital
  • Flux core arc welding (FCAW)
  • Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
  • Automated
  • Multipass
  • Spray
  • Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)

Work Setting

Industrial

Specific Skills

  • Start up, shut down, adjust and monitor robotic welding production line
  • Maintain and perform minor repairs on welding, brazing and soldering equipment
  • Interpret welding process specifications
  • Determine weldability of materials

Security and Safety

Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Type of Materials

Steel, iron and heavy metals

Personal Suitability

Team player


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.

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 Automatic Welding Machine Operator 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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