Apprentice - Welder

4 months ago
Job ID
2017-1678
Job Category
Apprentice
Job Type
Permanent
Rotation
Yes

Mission for this Position

Baffinland is currently looking for its next best welding apprentice. 

 

Candidates will join as trades assistants for six months, job shadowing and learning about their perspective trade. Upon successful completion of the six month introduction, candidates will write the Trades Entrance Exam. 

 

Once enrolled in that program, candidates will become full time permanent apprentices at Baffinland.   Below are listed the apprentice positions as well as a brief description of each position. To apply, please go online and submit your resume to the position you are interested in or apply through a Baffinland Community Liaison Officer. Priority will be given to Inuit candidates.

 

Main Accountabilities

  • Develop patterns for projects or follow directions given in layouts, blueprints and work orders,
  • Clean, check for defects and shape component parts, sometimes using a cutting torch, and
  • Weld parts together.
  • Build up worn parts by welding layers of high-strength hard-metal alloys onto them.
  • Ensure that all work performed is in a manner that conforms to all site safety policies and procedures
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good working order
  • Able to follow detailed instructions and communicate clearly

Main Qualifications

The term of apprenticeship for a welder is 3 years (three 12-month periods) including a minimum of 1560 hours of on-the-job training and 8 weeks of technical training each year.

 

To be considered you must meet the following requirements

 

High school Graduate Certificate

 

OR a pass mark in all five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests

 

OR a successful completion of the trades entrance exam

 

OR a successful completion of the trade specific pre-apprenticeship program at Arctic College

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