Fitters (Metal Fabricators)

Marine and Shipbuilders Local 506
21 June 2022
North Vancouver, Canada
Job Type



You will have an opportunity to develop new skills, including specialized steel fabrication techniques specific to the shipbuilding industry — that rely on some of the most state-of-the-art equipment in the world.

If you are interested in being part of the regeneration of the Canadian shipbuilding industry and secure well-paid work spanning the coming decade and beyond, then please send us your application today!

We'd love to hear from you if you are a Red Seal Journeyperson Metal Fabricator OR have multiple years of fabricating experience in an industrial environment.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • CWB all position FCAW Tacking Ticket preferred
  • ITA Marine Fitter Endorsement ideal
  • Demonstrated passion for safety and environmental stewardship
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal in the English language
  • Ability to work positively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency reading and interpreting blueprints and drawings
  • Demonstrated proficiency at layout and fabrication of metal structural parts such as plates, bulkheads, and frames
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using jacks, turnbuckles, and fairing tools
  • Need to be able to work in a construction environment involving confined spaces, working at heights, physical labor and various weather conditions
  • Must be flexible and be able to work all shifts


This is a Union role with Marine & Shipbuilders - Local 506 and offers an excellent health, welfare & pension package after the completion of 480 hours. The full Red Seal Journeyperson will earn $47.42 p/hr. Plus benefits. (Overtime is double time).

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