Cherubini Metal Works, a member of the Cherubini Group of Companies, will be looking for Welders 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.
The position of Entry Level Welder includes, but is not limited to, production welding, service & repair welding, prototype building, and fitter welding. Responsibilities will include the fabrication of custom prototypes from supplied drawings, fabrication of custom jigs and fixtures to produce production parts that meet customer specifications, as well as the fabrication of metal structures using jigs and fixtures in a high paced production environment. Knowledge of Steel structures such as bridge components, steel beams, steel channels, shell structures etc.
The use of various hand tools, machinery and equipment will be required to manufacture metal products. This position will work with Foremen and the General Foreman to ensure continuous improvements in work cells, hitting quotas, welding according to pre-set parameters using Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) processes. Possess strong knowledge and skill in operating all metalworking machinery. Additionally, the Welder will be required to read and understand production drawings, blueprints, work orders and other written instructions.
Planning and Organizing
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
Assist in training, directing & supervision of junior employees and apprentices, inspecting and certifying their work
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
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
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.