Welder
in Fredericton, NB

Fredericton, NB
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
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Competition Number: 2821
About Us
Incorporated in 1955, Ocean Steel services several markets, including Atlantic Canada, the Eastern United States, Bermuda and the Caribbean. Although they specialize in fabricating and erecting structural steel for buildings and bridges, they also manufacture and install platework, such as breechings, stacks, ducts, penstocks, process & storage tanks and custom process-equipment. Ocean Steel's two New Brunswick plants include the original location in Saint John, as well as the York Steel Plant in Fredericton, which was acquired by Ocean Steel in 1995
Responsibilities:
  • Metal core (MCAW) welding on structural steel building components
  • Operate various welding equipment and tools to weld in various positions (i.e., Vertical/Horizontal)
  • Set up wire fed welding machines manually using control buttons
  • Review structural drawings for steel beams, columns, and other building components that form complete structures
  • Operate overhead cranes to transport workpieces and metal components

Requirements:
  • Successful completion of pre-employment college program or equivalent experience
  • Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification (Block 1)
  • New Brunswick Class B Welder's Certificate a definite asset
  • 1 to 3 years' experience in structural steel welding

As a member of the OSCO Construction Group, Ocean Steel & Construction Ltd. offers a comprehensive compensation package beginning after completing forty-five (45) working shifts, including seniority with Shopmen's Local Unit No.809, overtime hours worked paid at time & a half; double time on weekends, health and dental coverage, life insurance and RRSP options. Additionally, we offer health and wellness programming, years of service rewards and employee sport team sponsorships.
About OSCO
The OSCO Construction Group was founded in 1955, with the creation of Ocean Steel & Construction Ltd., in Saint John, New Brunswick. Since that time, the OSCO Construction Group has grown to encompass four main operating sectors: Steel, Concrete, Construction and Corporate. Within these sectors lie an ever-expanding number of companies and divisions, serving a growing market area and employing over twelve hundred employees.
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