Journeyman Welder

Date Posted: November 25, 2017
Job Location: Edson
Job Number: 01011725
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited
Address: 2509 Aspen Drive, Edson, Alberta, Canada T7E 1S8

Job Description

The Edson facility is located in central Alberta. Edson has a
population of 8,646 (2012 Municipal Census) and has a full range of
recreational and cultural facilities. Edson is strategically
located on Highway 16, the Trans Canada Yellowhead Route
approximately 180 kilometers west of Edmonton and only a short hour
drive to world famous Jasper National Park. For more information
please see

OSB Mill, Edson has an opening for a Journeyman Welder. This
position will directly report to the Maintenance Supervisor.

Responsibilities include: troubleshooting, being a
part of the resolution, preventative maintenance, some project
work, responding to calls and continuous process improvement
including the following:

  • Determine welding needs and offer recommendations for desired
    repairs and outcomes
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and other
    documents as required
  • Perform repairs and installation on a variety of equipment and
  • Develop patterns for projects or follow directions given in
    layouts and work orders
  • Clean, check for defects and shape component parts, sometimes
    using a cutting torch
  • Ensure all company safety procedures and protocols are


  • Journeyman Welder with 5 years structural welding
  • Some millwright experience will be considered as an asset.
  • A valid B Pressure Certificate is preferred. 
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting as well as the ability to
    follow safe work practices and procedures. 
  • Strong trouble shooting, problem solving and communications
    skills are required. The ability to work alternate shifts is a
    requirement of this position.
Wood Products
Serving the residential, multi-family and light commercial markets,
our Wood Products businesses manufacture a wide range of structural
framing materials and provides seamless building solutions, from
design to installation to support. These teams move fast, work
smart and never stop pushing to be and stay number one in the

About Weyerhaeuser
We grow trees and make forest products that improve lives in
fundamental ways. Our wood products are used to build homes, where
families are sheltered and raised. Our cellulose fibers are used to
make diapers and other hygiene products that keep people clean and
healthy. We innovate to use trees in products you may not expect,
such as fabric, plastics and energy. At Weyerhaeuser, we?re working
together to be the world?s premier timber, land, and forest
products company.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed
to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment
women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and
protected veterans.


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