Full Job Description
Other trades certificate or diploma
2 years to less than 3 years

  • or equivalent experience

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Spot welding machine

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret welding blueprints, drawings specifications, manuals and processes

Area of Specialization

  • Machinery or equipment repair
  • Custom fabrication
  • Cast iron and other metals
  • Auto repair

Weight Handling

  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Manufacture
  • Commercial

Specific Skills

  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic, fully automated welding equipment
  • Maintain and perform minor repairs on welding, brazing and soldering equipment
  • Interpret welding process specifications
  • Fit, braze and torch-straighten metal
  • Determine weldability of materials
  • Operate previously set-up welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Overtime required

Type of Materials

  • Titanium and special alloys
  • Stainless steel
  • Steel, iron and heavy metals

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Organized



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