Structural Fitter

Rush Steel Fabrication & Design - Caledon, ON (30+ days ago)

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Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities Fast-paced environment, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Standing for extended periods

  • Calibrate welding tools and equipment according to the parameters listed in the welding procedure specification (WPS)
  • Analyze blueprints and structural drawings to layout the framework of a structure
  • Secure and fasten structural components using clamps, braces, jacks, and bolt straps
  • Carry out post-welding treatment of structures by cleaning, buffing, and polishing finished workpieces
  • Inspect and evaluate welds to ensure they are free of defect and conform to set specifications
  • Conduct estimates to determine the cost of materials required for a welding project
  • Employ appropriate welding methods in completing structural fabrications
  • Operate cranes and forklifts to convey metal components and work materials to construction site
  • Utilize manual and mechanical processes to weld in various positions
  • Carry out fillet, tack, and full penetration welding on steel foundations and structural joints in aerospace carriers and submarines
  • Apply welding processes such as GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Flux Core Arc Welding) and SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding)
  • Carry out welding operations under intense conditions such as extreme heights, confined spaces and inclement weather
  • Troubleshoot structures to identify and initiate repair of welding defects
  • Fit and weld metal components for pipelines, boilers, tanks and structural steel
  • Set equipment to weld in vertical, horizontal, flat or overhead positions.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract, Permanent