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Welder Posted on Jan 05, 2018 by Blue Lake Landscaping & Contracting Ltd

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $32.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 11, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Blue Lake Landscaping & Contracting Ltd

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

Not required

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Soldering machine
  • Gas welding machine
  • 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

Area of Specialization

  • Ornamental work
  • Fencing, balconies, stairs and railings
  • Cast iron and other metals

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Welding Techniques

  • Oxy-acetylene welding (OAW)
  • Flux core arc welding (FCAW)
  • Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) (TIG)
  • Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
  • Plasma arc welding (PAW)
  • Submerged arc welding (SAW)
  • Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)

Work Setting

  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Commercial

Specific Skills

  • Start up, shut down, adjust and monitor robotic welding production line
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic, fully automated welding equipment
  • Operate brakes, shears and other metal shaping, straightening and bending machines
  • 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 oxygen arc cutting equipment (arc-air), (AOC)
  • Operate previously set-up welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products
  • Operate previously set-up brazing or soldering machines to bond metal or to fill holes, indentations and seams of metal
  • Operate hoisting and lifting equipment

Security and Safety

Bondable

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Outdoors
  • At heights
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel regularly

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Sitting

Work Location Information

Various locations

Type of Materials

  • Stainless steel
  • Aluminum alloys
  • Steel, iron and heavy metals

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • 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.

Advertised Until

Mar 11, 2018

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 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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