HSL Welder - Journeyperson
Irving Shipbuilding
Halifax, Nova Scotia
2d ago

Responsibilities :

  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications
  • Work in a construction, maintenance / repair, new fabrication environment
  • Perform Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in all positions
  • Perform Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) in all positions
  • Select the proper weld filler material
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment and semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
  • Operate air arc cutting equipment (carbon arc cutting)
  • Set-up Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) equipment for welding
  • Lift, move, or position equipment at work sites
  • Work in a shipbuilding and repair, steel industry environment
  • Physical effort and work conditions :

  • Candidates will be required to work at heights from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms
  • Stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb
  • Work in confined spaces, inclement weather
  • Support extended hours and overtime as business needs dictate
  • Work may be performed indoors and outdoors
  • You will frequently handle, lift, carry, and set up parts and equipment that weigh up to fifty (50lbs) pounds
  • Occasionally, you may be required to lift and carry items that weigh over fifty (50lbs) pounds
  • What We Offer :

    Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to :

  • A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan;
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs;
  • RRSP matching program;
  • Health & Wellness reimbursements;
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development;
  • Growth and progression opportunities within Irving Shipbuilding and the larger network of the JD Irving group of companies;
  • Relocation costs
  • Please be advised that some positions within our business have been designated as Safety Sensitive’ where the employee holding the position has a heightened responsibility for his / her own safety or the safety of others due to the nature of the job.

    If this is the case, you will be informed in the interview process.

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