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Certified Welder

Posting ID:      26765
Position Type:    Regular   
City:    Fort St. John, BC, Canada 
Location:   Fort St. John


You enjoy hands-on challenges, where you can focus in on a particular task, to get the job done and keep our equipment running!


We're seeking a Certified Welder for our Fort St. John, BC Sawmill, where you can put your Red Seal ticket to work as you’ll bring your knowledge of Metal Fabricating and a couple of years of experience in heavy industry or structural welding to safely maximize uptime, quality, and production of our mill.


We’re innovators, and that’s why we need people like you to make a difference and work alongside the best and brightest in the business. It’s time to grow your career. What are you waiting for?


This role is a full-time schedule working either our Graveyard shift (Sunday – Thursday) or our Preferred Weekend shift (Friday – Sunday). Minimum of 40 hours per week with a starting rate of $46/hour.


As a Certified Welder, your responsibilities will include:

  • Weld and repair structural components of sawmill machinery, including frames, supports, and other metal structures.
  • Perform maintenance welding to address wear and tear, ensuring the continued safe and efficient operation of equipment.
  • Use welding and cutting equipment to fabricate metal components or parts as needed for sawmill machinery or other equipment.
  • Interpret blueprints and technical drawings to create accurate and precise metal structures.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines when performing welding tasks in the sawmill environment.
  • Ensure that welding activities comply with industry safety standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with other maintenance and operations personnel to assess the welding needs of the sawmill.
  • Inspect, and conduct tests and measurements of welded surfaces, structures, and components to ensure they meet quality standards and specifications related to the integrity and strength of welds.


For this role, we are looking for candidates who have:

  • Red seal or Interprovincial TQ
  • Solid background in heavy industry and in pressure and/or structural welding


The hourly rate for this position is: $46.00.


Please Note: The wage provided is for base pay only. In addition to wage, Canfor proudly offers its employees a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. It features cash and non-cash programs such as employer paid group benefits, paid leave, retirement & saving options and health & well-being. We also continually invest in the development of our talent to help them thrive professionally and personally. Above all, we are proud to offer our employees a value proposition that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fosters an environment where talent and performance is recognized and acknowledged. 


Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.


We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location.


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