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Waste Connections, Inc Welder in Coquitlam, British Columbia

Job Title

Welder

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Coquitlam, British Columbia

Job Description

Waste Connections of Canada the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for a Welder to support our team in Vancouver. We are looking for an innovative, creative and proactive team player capable of creating and driving change.

Position Summary: We are looking for a Welder to cut and join metals and other materials to repair and paint garbage bins.

4 days a week 10 hour shifts

Wages:

With License- $35.18

Without license- $30.09

Main Accountabilities:

  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures

  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements

  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)

  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded

  • Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces

  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)

  • Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps

  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws

  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

  • Paint garbage containers and other pieces

  • Any other related job in the paint shop

Requirements:

  • Experience welding, grinding and painting

  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)

  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)

  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings

  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)

  • Deftness and attention to detail

What’s In It for You?

You will be joining a team environment and colleagues who embrace a “work hard, play harder” culture. Our compensation package is competitive, and comes with excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, long term disability, life insurance, RRSP matched plan and performance oriented bonus policy. You’ll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to lead by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more.

Waste Connections of Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who require accommodations throughout the recruitment process should contact the Recruiting Department

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Who We Are

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.

OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US

Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities

BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN

People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.

LET’S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER

Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.

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