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Welder / Fitter - J & S Manufacturing Ltd.

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POSTED: 9 months ago
J&S Manufacturing
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Closing Date:
September 30, 2023
Full Time
Job Description:
J & S Manufacturing Ltd., a division of Walden Group, is a premiere mining equipment manufacturer located in Spanish, ON, and prides itself on its durable, dependable, high-quality equipment, which has been sold throughout the world.

J & S Manufacturing, a division of Walden Group is currently seeking a Welder/Fitter to join their team.

The Welder / Fitter is the one who weld metals and on different equipment as required in the production facility. There are a wide range of fields for Welders / Fitters. A Welder / Fitter has to play a very important part in the industrial works, in fabrication and construction of the J&S Manufacturing equipment. They need to employ stringent safety measures while working at all times.

Welder / Fitter duties and responsibilities
The Duties and responsibilities of the Welder / Fitter are actually differing as per their expertise levels but in general, the duties and responsibilities of a Welder / Fitter are as follows:
- The prime responsibility is to do the welding and fitting of the metals in whichever way the client or employer requires.
- He or she needs to ensure the high safety measures while working such as donning protective gear for the face and body.
- It will be also the responsibility of a senior Welder / Fitter to supervise and assist welding operations of junior Welders / Fitters properly.
- He or she has to operate heavy equipment such as industrial saws and other heavy tools.
- He or she needs to be aware of the different methods of welding and choosing the best suited one for the job at hand.
- He or she needs to examine the equipment after welding and repairing defects for the safety requirements.
- He or she needs to do the planning of all the welding operations before beginning.
- The Welder / Fitter has to work according to the planning after reading the blueprints.
- The Welder / Fitter need to follow and ensure all CWB procedure for welding in our production facility are followed.

The above description reflects the general scope and nature of the work performed. This description is not intended to reflect every duty and responsibility of the position, but is intended to give a general outline of the position and its responsibilities. It is understood that the duties and responsibilities may change from time to time

Required Skills:
Welder skills and specifications;
The skills and specifications required for the job of a Welder / Fitter are as follows but not limited to:
- Will have a thorough knowledge about welding methods and procedures to do the job.
- He or she will also have thorough knowledge about safety precautions and process while working.
- He or she should be able to read blueprints and understand instructions.
- He or she should be able to analyze the things properly.
- He or she should be able to take the right decisions at the right time so should have good decision making skills.
- The person should be able to work in heat and smoke and other opposite situations.
- He or she needs to be physically healthy and fit and strong.
- The person should be able to finish work within given time and the deadlines.

Education / Related Experience:
A post-secondary degree/diploma and or related experience in welding is an asset. Understanding of mining equipment and shop / maintenance facilities with 3 to 5 years of related experience is an asset. The Welder / Fitter will have a good understanding of maintenance facility flow along with a strong understanding of equipment welding requirements, parts inventory flow, systems and supplier base specific to mine utility equipment and mine winches and tuggers and welding requirements of such.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skill
- Strong computer skills are imperative
- Self-started who can work within a team environment
- Some travel is expected
- Can work flexible hours when required
- Report writing and presentation skills
- Knowledge of mining operations and mining equipment
- Can work with maintenance planning dept. and shop personnel to ensure maintenance performance and requirements are completed.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are encourage to submit a resume and appropriate references to:

In person:
J & S Manufacturing Ltd
Attention: Aaron Gibouleau
26 Gagan Road
Spanish, ON P0P 2A0

Via email:
Addison Duhaime - Operations Manager - [email protected]
Rob Brunet - Director of Operations - [email protected]

*We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.*
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