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METAL FABRICATOR - WOODSIDE INDUSTRIES (Local 73)

 

Irving Shipbuilding, located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company's primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Coast Guard. The company's commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business.

 

One of Canada's leading offshore fabricators, Woodside Industries provides a full range of construction, modification, upgrade and maintenance services for the offshore, subsea and tidal power businesses from its deep-water quayside facilities.  The company's commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business.

 

Woodside Industries is currently seeking experienced Metal Fabricators, Local 73 for a project in Dartmouth, N.S.

 

Qualifications:

  • Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
  • Metal fabrication trade certification
  • Requires a minimum of 3 or more years of of fabrication, assembly, and fitting experience utilizing various tools and equipment
  • Experience working in marine/industrial industry is considered an asset

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be eligible to work in Canada to apply for this job
  • A pre-employment physical is required
  • A background check will be performed by the Employer
  • Full trade flexibility is required

Physical effort and work conditions:

  • Candidates will be required to wear respiratory protective equipment and must comply with all safety regulations regarding the proper fit and use of this personal protective equipment.
  • Candidates will be required to work at heights from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms; stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in confined spaces, inclement weather and 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.

All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Areas of specialization: structural metal or steel, plate work, shipbuilding, pressure vessels
  • Measure, cut, grind, fit, align, and tack weld parts
  • Layout of reference points and patterns
  • Assemble and fit plates and sections to form structures
  • Weld or bolt sections together
  • Layout construct patterns and templates
  • Read, interpret, plan and execute from drawings, blueprints, and procedures
  • Instruct and mentor apprentices

What We Offer:

  • Journeyperson Rate of Pay:  $27.86/hour
  • Benefits, as per the Collective Agreement, include:  vacation pay and paid holidays; potential for overtime; participation in Boilermaker National Pension Plan; group health/dental plans; optional life insurance; weekly indemnity and long term disability coverage

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

 

Please complete the online application form.  An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.

 

All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters.  If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding.

 

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

 

   

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

 

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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