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Welder- Full-time, Permanent

Dartmouth, NS

Canadian Maritime Engineering Ltd.

Posting last updated:

September 30, 2023


Duties & Responsibilities

- Interpret welding process specifications
- Operate manual or semi-automatic, fully automated welding equipment
- Read and interpret welding blueprints, drawings specifications, manuals and processes
- Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
- Operate brakes, shears and other metal shaping, straightening and bending machines
- Fit, braze and torch-straighten metal
- Operate oxygen arc cutting equipment (arc-air), (AOC)
- Operate hoisting and lifting equipment
- Maintain and perform minor repairs on welding, brazing and soldering equipment

Skills & Qualifications

Registered Apprenticeship certificate
or equivalent experience

Type of materials
- Aluminum alloys
- Nickel alloys
- Stainless steel
- Steel, iron, and heavy metals

Welding techniques
- Oxy-acetylene welding (OAW)
- Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
- Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) (TIG)
- Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)
- Flux core arc welding (FCAW)
- Submerged arc welding (SAW)
- Brazing and soldering

Equipment and machinery experience
- Arc welding machine
- Gas welding machine
- Spot welding machine

Area of specialization
- Custom fabrication
- Marine repair
- Shipbuilding and repair

Certificates, licenses, memberships, and courses
- Forklift Operator Certification

Working Conditions

Worksite environment
- Outdoors
- At heights
- Cold/refrigerated
- Confined spaces
- Dusty
- Hot
- Noisy
- Odours
- Work setting

MarineWork conditions and physical capabilities
- Handling heavy loads
- Physically demanding
- Manual dexterity
- Attention to detail
- Hand-eye coordination
- Standing for extended periods
- Overtime required

Weight Handling
- Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment
- Welding helmet
- Personal suitability

Efficient interpersonal skills
- Organized
- Team player


$25–$35 an hour

Dental care
Extended health care
RRSP match

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