Shop Welder


Reporting to the Shop Supervisor, the Shop Welder is responsible for welding of various projects in a shop environment. Important to have a steady hand and a great attention to detail. Must also have a strong knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Ability to pass and maintain CWB & TSSA Weld tickets
  • Ability to interpret drawings, work orders, welding processes, materials, and other documentation associated with production
  • Capable of applying key welding processes
  • Proper precautions, housekeeping and safety upheld at all times
  • Handle Materials –within the shop and outdoors as required
  • Operate Basic Hand Tools and Powered Hand Tools. ie Drills, Disc Grinders etc
  • Manually lifting weights between 20-50 lbs.
  • Following all workplace safety policies and compliance regulations
  • Assisting other warehouse personnel with various duties
  • Working in a fast-paced environment
  • Paying high attention to detail
  • Willing to work overtime as required and committed to doing what is necessary to ensure duties are completed.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Requires Knowledge & Awareness of Following Tasks

  • Strong mathematical capability and layout skills
  • Ability to interpret drawings, work orders, welding processes, materials, and other documentation associated with production
  • Extensive knowledge of the standard methods, materials and equipment used in the welder and fabrication trades.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the operation of shop tools
  • Extensive knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and examine work for defects and measure work pieces to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Companies policies and procedure

Specific Skills Required

  • Problem-solving skills: to identify the causes and determine steps to resolve; implement and assess solutions.
  • Working with others: ability to work with individuals and within a team. (Required)
  • Reading skills: ability to follow written directions; interpret schedules work orders and drawings.
  • Writing skills: ability to enter information on forms, work orders maintenance records etc.
  • Math skills: ability to perform accurate -measurements, calculations, estimations, scheduling

Work Conditions

  • Field work (outdoors, dusty/dirty environments)
  • Driving (sitting for extended periods, maintaining focus and alertness while operating company vehicle)
  • At times it may be necessary to work outside of the regular work day in order to complete their duties.
  • Fast-paced environment;
  • Work under pressure;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Tight deadlines;
  • Overtime required


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    Patrick Mechanical Ltd. is a Sudbury based mechanical contracting company founded in 1989. Over the years, we established ourselves in the industrial, commercial and institutional contracting fields. Our specialties include mechanical contracting, custom steel fabrication, plumbing, heating, process piping, millwright and related services. For a complete listing of services that we offer, click on the “Capabilities” tab in the heading.

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