Certified Welder

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: June 10, 2019

Job Location: Prince George

Job Number: 18238

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Canfor


Address: 2789 Prince George Pulp Mill Road, PO Box 6000, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada V2N 2K3

Job Description

Who We Are:
At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.

We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.

You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.

The Opportunity:
Canfor is currently seeking an experienced Certified Welder to join our Pulp Mill maintenance team.

Please attach a copy of your trade certificate to your profile when applying for this position.

The Role:
In this role, you will be responsible for the welding, fabrication, repair, installation and modification of all mill-related equipment to safely maximize uptime, quality and production.

The Candidate:
-Has a Red seal or Interprovincial TQ – with ‘A’ class welding ticket
-Experience in MIG/TIG procedures
-Certified in pressure welding
-CWB Structural Steel certificate or will obtain this ticket within the first 30 days of hire
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills
-Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
-Ability to work independently and in a team environment
-Solid background in heavy industry and construction
-Knowledge of the pulp and paper industry is an asset as well as a class ‘A’ gas ticket

When applying for this role, please attach a photo or scanned copy of your Red Seal or Interprovincial TQ.

The Incentive:
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance. In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our Company.

Job Conditions

  • Overtime may be required.
  • Shift work may be required.
  • Minimum experience: 2 to 5 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a Technical School
  • Certifications:
    • Journeyman
    • Red Seal
  • Language: English

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