Welder- Full-time, Permanent, Apprenticeship

Meteghan River, NS

A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd

Posting last updated:

February 3, 2022


Welders will be required to select and set up welding equipment, execute the planned welds, and examine welds to ensure that they meet standards and/or specifications. A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. works with a variety of materials but the most common are steel and aluminum. Welding practices vary from tack welding, fillet welding to full penetration.

Duties & Responsibilities

-Read drawings or specifications or use their knowledge of base metals to analyze parts to be joined;
-Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method to be used based on requirements;
-Set up components (cutting, fitting, grinding, etc.) for welding based on requirements;
-Weld components using manual and/or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal, and overhead);
-Complete CWB (Canadian Welding Bureau) certifications when required;
-Operate related equipment and tools which include but are not limited to forklifts, hoists, slings, grinders (portable & bench), cutting torches, hand tools, drills, and punches;
-Work in multiple environments from an indoor facility, confined spaces within vessels, outside spaces with exposure to all elements;
-Keep the shop/work site as a safe and clean environment to work in. Opening the doors and starting the ventilation fans may be required depending on the work being completed in the shop and/or space;
-Willing to go apprenticeship training if applicable;
-Participate in continuous improvement efforts;
-Follow A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. policies and procedures; and
-Carry out other tasks either assigned by Senior Management, Foremen, and/or C.W.B. – A.F.T. Welding Supervisor.

Skills & Qualifications

-Previous shipyard/marine experience is preferred but not necessary;
-Proven experience as a welder required;
-Diploma/Certificate from the accredited post-secondary institution is considered an asset;
-Willing to take on Apprentices;
-Be able to read/understand blueprints and/or drawings;
-Applicants must be safety conscious;
-Willing to work overtime hours as required;
-Be able to communicate in either English or French
-Possess the ability to work well both with a team or unsupervised; and
-Applicant must provide Steel Toe boots, all other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position is provided

Working Conditions


- Competitive wage

-Additional pay:
Overtime pay

Company pension
Disability insurance
Extended health care
Life insurance
On-site parking
Store discount
Vision care

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