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Post Date
Jun. 24, 2020

Job ID
1072
Job Title
Foreman-Structural Welding
Type
Permanent Full-Time

Location
Niagara, ON.
Salary
$30-35/hour

Position Description
A progressive and innovative manufacturing company is seeking an experienced Foreman- Structural Welding professional to add to their growing team.  If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a new generation of construction, using modernized and eco-friendly construction materials to produce a finished product that is structurally superior- then we are looking for you!

Education
  • CWB certified SMAW 4 position, CWB certified GMAW, CWB Welding Supervisor or Inspectors Certification
  • Minimum of five years of proven experience as a journeyperson structural welder
  • Fitter experience an asset
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, grinders, etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Detailed, organized, thorough and accurate
  • Knowledge of structuring welding codes
  • Physically fit to perform tasks
  • Committed to professional development and ongoing learning; accepts training and direction well
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team while also maintaining individual tasks and deadlines
  • Dedicated to working in and promoting a safe work environment

Requirements
  • Managing overall day-to-day welding operations
  • Understanding the project scope, budget, schedule, and construction process
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings, charts and tables
  • Determining the appropriate welding equipment and procedure based on requirements, directing or training employees as needed to use appropriate equipment to complete tasks
  • Aligning components using squares, levels, tapes measures, etc.
  • Monitoring and observing operations to ensure that they meet production standards; Tracking production times against estimates
  • Leading and coordinating all activities related to welding and fitting employees
  • Recommending adjustments to the process or assembly
  • Ensuring all company-owned equipment and tools are available, in good working order, and properly stored
  • Participating in the design & validation of components and adjustments to improve efficiency and productivity within the production and fabrication process
  • Ensuring standards for safe working conditions are observed and enforced
  • Coordinating with QC Inspector, Procurement Manager, and Project Coordinators to meet production deadlines
  • Reporting directly to the Chief Operations Officer

Additional Information
As an equal opportunity employer, all aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs.  We fully embrace the differences that make us stronger and will rigorously uphold protections against discrimination and harassment outlined in provincial and federal law. Please send resume and cover letter to christinep@theburkegroup.com