Metal Fabricator

Irving Shipbuilding | Posted 23-01-2020

Halifax (Construction)


METAL FABRICATOR - RED SEAL


Irving Shipbuilding, located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company's primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Coast Guard. The company's commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business.


Irving Shipbuilding is seeking Red Seal Metal Fabricators for current and/or future opportunities.


Metal fabricators are responsible for the use of various tools and equipment in the fabrication, assembly and erection of metal parts for the construction of modular units utilized in the various stages of the building of a marine vessel.


Qualifications:

  • Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
  • Metal fabrication trade certification
  • Requires a minimum of 3 or more years of fabrication, assembly, and fitting experience utilizing various tools and equipment
  • Experience working in marine/industrial industry is considered an asset

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be eligible to work in Canada to apply for this job
  • A pre-employment physical is required
  • A background check will be performed by the Employer

Physical effort and work conditions:

  • Candidates will be required to wear respiratory protective equipment and must comply with all safety regulations regarding the proper fit and use of this personal protective equipment
  • Candidates will be required to work at heights from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms; stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in confined spaces, inclement weather and support extended hours and overtime as business needs dictate. Work may be performed indoors and outdoors. You will frequently handle, lift, carry, and set up parts and equipment that weigh up to fifty (50lbs) pounds. Occasionally, you may be required to lift and carry items that weigh over fifty (50lbs) pounds

All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)


Key Responsibilities:

  • Areas of specialization: structural metal or steel, plate work, shipbuilding, pressure vessel
  • Measure, cut, grind, fit, align, and tack weld parts
  • Layout of reference points and patterns
  • Assemble and fit plates and sections to form structures
  • Install interior structures, hatches, doors, bulkheads, etc. to complete all of the steel work in the ship
  • Layout construct patterns and templates
  • Read, interpret, plan and execute from drawings, blueprints, and procedures
  • Instruct and mentor apprentices

What We Offer:

  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive wage and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.


All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding.


We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.