1 Apr 2017

Full-Time Welder

AdminCalgary, Alberta, Canada

Job Description


Reporting to the Foreman and Lead Hand of the Assembly department this position is responsible for providing skilled, high quality, welding for the fabrication of Gas Compressors while working within time schedules and maintaining quality standards.

Key Functions:
• Read and interpret blueprints and/or welding process specifications
• Follow all welding procedures as required
• Proficient in the set-up and operation of welding machines and relevant equipment
• Welding of supports, air/exhaust, non code socket weld water lines
• Fabricate and install guards, supports, and grating
• Use hand torches, welding machines, power, and hand tools
• Understand and participate in the Quality Control Program
• Follow written and oral instructions from the Foreman/Lead Hand
• Communicate with Foreman/Lead Hand to identify material or equipment deficiencies
• Communicate with other workers to ensure timely job progression
• Direct, coach, and mentor apprentices as required
• Organize and keep work area and equipment clean and functional
• Participate in Compass Safety Program including accident investigations and worksite inspections
• Wear PPE and observe Health & Safety polices at all times
• Work and operate equipment in a safe and competent manner
• Assist in other areas of shop as required and assigned by Foreman/Lead Hand

Requirements Education, Skills and Requirements
• Journeyman Welding Ticket or Indentured Apprentice
• Compression Industry experience an asset
• Must have own tools as per the Compass Tool List for Tradesmen
• Knowledge and understanding of Quality Control procedures: CWB, ASME, ABSA where applicable
• Knowledge and understanding of OH&S, rigging, sling, and crane operation procedures
• Strong organizational, time management, and problem solving skills
• Team player with attention to detail
• Ability to stand for long periods of time, climb and work at heights over 10 feet, crouch, and lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis, change room and lunch room require the use of stairs
• Able to work in a noisy, smoky, dusty shop environment with varying temperatures

Duties are subject to change at any time according to the needs of the location or company. Other duties may be assigned, in addition to or in lieu of, those described above.

Company Description


Everything we do at Compass Compression is geared towards providing industry leading oil & gas process and compression products for our customers.


Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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