Welder Fabricator (Continuous)

City of Victoria




Competition #19/116A
Internal/External Posting
Closing date: October 3, 2019

Welder Fabricator (Continuous)

Engineering and Public Works Department 

POSITION FUNCTION
Perform welding and fabricating tasks for City equipment and structures.

KEY DUTIES
Fabricate or construct items such as stairwells, water pipe fittings, hand railings, truck boxes and snow ploughs from drawings, plans and blueprints; perform shop and field welding functions on various structures such as water mains, bridges and buildings; design equipment and attachments from discussion with requesting departments.

Operate various equipment such as electric arc and wire feed welder, plasma cutter, oxyacetylene equipment and wheel grinders for fabricating, welding, cutting, brazing and heating; operate a service truck with portable welder for field work.

Remove, straighten and replace components such as shafts, beams, and structural supports by use of heat, presses, hammers and straight edges.

Perform routine servicing of welding and cutting machines and related equipment; complete material order forms and work orders.

Perform related duties where qualified.

INDEPENDENCE
Work is assigned by supervisor and reviewed upon completion. Problems involving deviations from established trade practices are discussed with supervisor.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical Effort: Work in awkward positions including bending over, kneeling, hands above head or lying down while welding. (continuous) Lift and move heavy materials and equipment. (frequent) Work from ladders and scaffolding. (occasional)
Mental Effort: Short periods of intense concentration while welding and cutting. (frequent)
Visual/Auditory Effort: Focus on weld bead for short periods. (often)
Work Environment: Welding fabrication shop. Work outside in all weather conditions. (frequent) Work in an environment where protective measures must be taken to avoid exposure to welding flash, heat and fumes and noise. (continuous)

KEY SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Understand and discuss job related matters. Understand and apply the principles of welding, cutting, and steel fabrication.
 
Use hand tools and power equipment of the trade. Read and interpret engineering plans and drawings

QUALIFICATIONS
Formal Education, Training and Occupational Certification: High school graduation. Current and valid B.C. Class "A" Welding Certificate. (4 years) Current and valid Canadian Welding Bureau Certification. (24 hours) Current and valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's Licence. Experience: 3 years of related experience. or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

OTHER: May be requested to substitute in a more senior position.

Work schedule:
onday - Friday, 40 hours per week, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
$37.62 per hour, Pay Grade 12
Job Code 587
This is a CUPE Local 50 Position 

To apply for this opportunity you will need to create an online profile or log back in to our career portal at www.victoria.ca/jobs - only online submission will be considered. All applications must be submitted online by 4:30 pm on the closing date noted on the posting. Please be prepared to provide proof of qualifications and supporting materials as outlined in your resume

City of Victoria is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.  

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment cycle and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at HR@victoria.ca


Organization: City of Victoria
Location: Victoria, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Welding/Metal Fabrication
Posted: September 12, 2019, 2:49 pm
Expires: October 3, 2019, 4:30 pm

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