Journeyperson Alberta B Pressure Welder

Date Posted: August 29, 2017
Job Location: Hinton
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Address: 760 Switzer Drive, Hinton, Alberta, Canada T7V 1V7

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading forest products company in North
America. Our goals are straightforward – leadership through profit,
responsibility in communities, excellence in people and strength in

Our Hinton Division is seeking individuals with strong
technical, leadership, planning, organization and interpersonal
skills to fill the following position:


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the certified welder
will be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement
effort through daily use of predictive and preventative maintenance
strategies. As a member of this high performing team you will be
responsible for working safely within the pulp mill.

Specific duties include:

  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and weld
  • Obtaining certification in Hinton Pulp’s weld procedures for P1
    Carbon Steel SMAW, P8 Stainless Steel SMAW and GTAW
  • Operating manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
  • Operating brazing and soldering equipment
  • Active participation in the Hinton Pulp Safety Program

The successful candidate must:

  • Hold a valid Alberta Journeyman or Interprovincial Welding
  • Hold a valid B Pressure Certificate
  • Have experience with CWB, CSA 47.1 Certification to carbon
    steel, SMAW, FHVO
  • Demonstrate heavy industry experience
  • Demonstrate previous experience in a flexible multi-skilled
    work environment
  • Possess strong organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and team building
  • Hold a valid driver’s license in AB

Our employees drive our success. We believe in providing
opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for
someone who wants to build their career in our company. In addition
to competitive wages and benefits, Hinton Pulp offers a stable,
rewarding career. Hinton Pulp also offers an attractive relocation

We are located in Hinton, Alberta, 20 minutes east of Jasper
National Park, and 2½ hours west of Edmonton.   Hinton,
set amidst the stunning scenery of the Alberta Rockies, is a modern
community of 10,000 offering terrific lifestyles for individuals
and families. Relocation assistance is available.

Our region is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with exciting
activities from skiing, snowmobiling, camping, hiking, fishing,
hunting, and ATV’s. Hinton features a full-service acute care
hospital, major retail and restaurant chains, theatre, community
parks and pools, educational institutions for pre-school through
post-secondary. To learn more, visit the Town of Hinton Web site:

Interested applicants should apply online by sending their
resume, cover letter, and proof of qualifications in confidence. To
apply, click on our job ad at and
then click “apply now” in green at the top of the page.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone
enquiries please.

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English