Welder II


Special Areas Board

SALARY: $82,571 – $89,323 per annum

YOUNGSTOWN – The Special Areas Board is hiring a Welder II position based out of Youngstown, Alberta. The Youngstown Service Center, a modern 19 bay shop, manages the Special Areas fleet of over 175 vehicles and 250 pieces of equipment.

This position will supervise a small team of welders and be responsible for welding department operations. Position duties include the use of oxy-acetylene flame, electric arc welding and MIG welding for repair of parts, machines, buildings and equipment as well as fabricating various metal components and structures; making drawings, patterns, flame cuts and grinding metals; implementing instructions in specifications and drawings as well as selecting electrodes, gas filler rods and different metals. In addition, this position may oversee apprentice(s).

QUALIFICATIONS: First Class Provincial or Interprovincial Journeyman Welder Certificate and related experience. The successful applicant will be a mature, personable, proactive, safety conscious team player with effective communications and organizational skills. Basic computer and supervisory skills are an asset. This position involves call out duties and a valid Alberta Operators License is required.

For additional information contact Shaune Kovitch, Acting Superintendent Roads & Streets at 403-779-3733.

CLOSING DATE: October 31, 2018

This is designated a safety sensitive position and mandatory pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employees.

Please send an application form and/or resume quoting competition number to:
Human Resource Services
Special Areas Board
Box 820
Hanna, AB   T0J 1P0
Fax (403) 854-5527

We thank all applicants; however only those invited for an interview will be personally contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to SpecialAreasHR@specialareas.ab.ca