Welders

Marine and Shipbuilders Local 506
Published
28 September 2021
Location
North Vancouver, Canada
Category
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Job Type

Description

You will have an opportunity to develop new skills including specialized welding techniques specific to the shipbuilding industry that use some of the most state-of-the-art equipment and processes in the world.

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

Please only send your resume if you are a Red Seal Journeyperson Welder, OR have multiple years of welding experience in an industrial environment. 

 

Required Skills & Qualifications for production welders:
All candidates are required to complete a weld test prior to being offered employment. Testing will be held either in the Shipyard or elsewhere; remote testing will be available in various provinces, such as interior BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.

  • CWB All Position FCAW Qualification with proof of prolongation of process within the last 3 months and a minimum of 6 Months Validity remaining
  • CWB All Position SMAW Qualification with proof of prolongation of process within the last 3 months and a minimum of 6 Months Validity remaining
  • Demonstrated proficiency in manual burning using oxy/fuel cutting equipment
  • Demonstrated proficiency in air-arc gouging in all positions

 

And Pipe Welders:

  • CWB All Position FCAW Qualification (X-Ray Documentation Required) with proof of prolongation of process within the last 3 months and a minimum of 6 Months Validity remaining
  • CWB All Position SMAW Qualification (X-Ray Documentation Required) with proof of prolongation of process within the last 3 months and a minimum of 6 Months Validity remaining
  • BCSA PWP 7 and PWP 10 Qualification (or equivalent) with proof of prolongation of process within the last 6 months

Must be able to pass additional qualification tests required by the Company or the Classification Society governing the build of the ship or project

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal in the English language
  • Demonstrated passion for safety and environmental stewardship
  • Ability to work positively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency reading and interpreting welding procedures, blueprints, and drawings
  • Must be able to work in a construction environment involving confined spaces, working at heights, physical labour, and various weather conditions
  • Must be flexible and 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 $46.04 p/hr (overtime is double time).

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