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Metal Fabricator/Welder- Full-time

81 Tannery Rd, Lunenburg, NS

ABCO Industries Inc.

Posting last updated:

September 29, 2023


Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, the Fabricator/Welder will be a key member of the manufacturing team at ABCO. Responsible for working safely, the Fabricator/Welder will fabricate metal structures and equipment using; sheet, plate, structural shapes, shafting, gearing, sprockets, chain, drive motors and belting. They will operate powered machinery including; rolls, shears, brakes, punch press, iron worker, cut-off saw, pipe threader, coping machine, pipe & tube bender.

Duties & Responsibilities

- Ensuring efficiency in completing their work while meeting targeted hours for each task.

- Reading shop and installation drawings while completing shop testing for manufactured equipment, diagnosing faulty operation, and undertaking corrective repair.

- Working with on aluminum and stainless steel, using both MIG and TIG equipment.

- Responsible for in-field erection, adjustment, testing and repairs of manufactured equipment.

- Conducting cutting, burning and welding which will include the use of oxy-acetylene & plasma equipment, manual & semi-automatic welding equipment. Following company rules, policies and procedures.

- Following required standards and tests established by the Canadian Welding Bureau – Code W47.1,W47.2 the NS Department of Labour and other standards as required by agencies such as Lloyds, ABS etc. and sanitary requirements of the food processing industry.

- Remaining up-to-date regarding developments and techniques applicable to the trade.

- Promoting culture of quality, continual improvement and innovation.

Skills & Qualifications

- 1 – 2 years experience in stainless steel or aluminum fabrication.

- Welding diploma preferred.

- CWB certification preferred.

- Ability to read and communicate in English.

- Safety conscientious.

- Ability to complete basic math calculations.

- Flexibility to work overtime which may be early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

- Hold a valid drivers’ license.

- Available for occasional travel.

- Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Working Conditions

- On-site.

- Monday – Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm.

- Early morning, evenings and weekends as required.

- Majority of time in fabrication shop setting.

- Exposure to loud noise, dust, moving & vibrating machinery, heavy equipment, confined spaces, electricity and heights.

- Collaborating with various departments.

- Training/mentorship provided.


Will be discussed in the next steps.

Other Benefits:
- Company pension
- Dental care
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- Profit sharing
- Vision care

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