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Welding Technician


Job Type

Immigration. International



What We Offer:
Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan;

  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs;

  • RRSP matching program;

  • Health & Wellness reimbursements;

  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development;

  • Growth and progression opportunities within Irving Shipbuilding and the larger network of the JD Irving group of companies.

Job description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Welding Engineers during development of Weld Procedures

  • Ability to apply Welding sequencing guidance.

  • Process selection to reduce distortion at each stage of construction

  • Provision of weld repair recommendations;

  • Support reduction of weld defects; and

  • Interpretation of weld defects.

  • Develop further existing fitting & welding processes and tools;

  • Assist with equipment specification and purchase;

  • Provision of practical support to ensure first time weld quality under the guidance of the Welding Engineering team.

  • Ensure compliance with contract documents and Class requirements;


Skills and Experience:

  • The Welding Technician will have an excellent knowledge of FCAW and GTAW, with automatic and mechanized weld experience being desirable.

  • 5+ years of shipbuilding or offshore experience.

  • Good computer literacy with the ability to use Word, Powerpoint and Excel.

  • Ability to Supervise Welders during development activities.

  • Good communication skill to communicate both with the shop floor staff and engineering team.

  • Knowledge of weld procedure development in accordance with Lloyds material rules.

  • Basic knowledge of NDE processes.

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