JUNIOR WELDER/LABOURER

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Cherubini Metal Works, a member of the Cherubini Group of Companies, is currently looking for Junior Welders / Labourers to join our team in Dartmouth, NS!

We have an outstanding Safety Culture that focuses on the health and wellbeing of our workforce. The desire to be an active participant in our Safety Program is a vital aspect of employment within the Cherubini Group of Companies. We also offer competitive compensation and benefits.

 

Reports To : Foreman

 

Summary

The Cherubini Metal Works Junior Welder / Labourer will be required to perform tasks involving physical labor at the fabrication shop and will be required to operate a variety of hand and power tools. Responsibilities will include the cleaning and preparation of projects, erecting scaffolding, cleaning up debris and removal of waste materials. Must be capable of operating a variety of equipment. During the incumbent’s time as the Junior Welder / Labourer, he/she will perform tasks associated with the position of labourer while gaining the skills, experience, and education required to perform the role of Welder.

 

Core Competencies

  • Accountability

  • Adaptability

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Safety Oriented

  • Quality Oriented

  • Attitude/Respect

 

Job Duties

  • Clean and perform preparation of work area.

  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.

  • Operating overhead cranes with or without load attached

  • Utilize pumps, compressors, and generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment.

  • Lubricate, clean, maintain and repair machinery, equipment, and tools.

  • Clean and prepare work area to eliminate possible hazards.

  • Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, ramps, and other temporary structures.

  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications.

  • Use tools and equipment as assigned.

  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications

  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments using processes such as gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), plasma arc welding (PAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), oxy-acetylene welding (OAW), resistance welding and submerged arc welding (SAW)

  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment

  • Operate brazing and soldering equipment

  • Operate metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears and other metal straightening and bending machines

  • Repair parts of metal products by welding on extra layers.

  • Maintain safe work practices

  • Conduct repairs, modifications and retrofits

  • Monitor parts usage and report on any material issues

  • Reviews blueprints and specifications; ensures drawings and specifications will function as designed in environment intended for use

  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology, compliance and repair techniques

  • Other assigned work as required

 

Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

  • 1-3 years’ experience as a Welder

  • CWB tickets (all positions)

  • Valid welding certification, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), certified in all positions

  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment

  • Experience with routine maintenance operations

  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment

  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

  • Able to work well under pressure

  • Strong attention to detail

 

Work Conditions

  • 24/7 availability may be required

  • Physical ability to lift up to 50lb

  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.

  • Overtime as required

  • Hazards associated with the trade

  • Work both indoors and outdoors

  • Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue.

 

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