Steel Fitter - Metal Fabricator
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 3054
About Ocean Steel
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.
  • Position, align and fitting of structural metal or steel
  • Determine material requirements and task sequences with the use of shop drawings
  • Mark reference points on workpieces, using measuring devices, squares, chalk, or soapstone
  • Lift or move steel materials into position using overhead cranes
  • Regular use of jigs, welding torches, and hand tools

  • Successful completion of pre-employment college program or equivalent experience
  • Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification (Block 1)
  • 1 to 3 years' experience in structural steel fabricating

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 origins of the OSCO Construction Group go back to 1955 when Ocean Steel & Construction Ltd. was founded 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 construction-related companies and divisions, serving a growing market area and employing over twelve hundred employees.
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