Welder

Subsidiary: Terus Construction Ltd.

Terus Construction Ltd. is an integrated road construction and materials manufacturing company, which has been building roads in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory for over 30 years through decentralized business centers.

Road construction, asphalt paving, aggregate production, hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete supply are the core activities. In addition, the Company acts as general contractor on civil construction projects, including excavation, utilities, concrete placement, sidewalks, and curbs, and in all kind of road construction related activities.

Over 800 jobs every year are performed through more than 20 decentralized business centers, such as highway rehabilitation, airport construction, industrial, municipal and commercial work, subdivisions. More than 550 employees are locally employed.

Terus Construction provides challenging and rewarding opportunities in an entrepreneurial, diverse, inclusive and respectful work environment. As our growth creates new career opportunities, likely there is the right one for you!

Main Responsibilities

Terus Construction is a leader in the construction industry in BC and the Yukon specializing in road construction, ready-mix concrete, aggregates and civil construction. Our Prince Rupert operation of Terus Construction Ltd is seeking a Welder to join our team.

Job Summary
 The Welder lays out, positions, fabricates, repairs and secures mechanical parts on heavy construction, mining and crushing equipment, as per specifications. Working within the company’s welding shop and/or at one of the company’s quarries. The Welder is responsible for fabricating or repairing equipment and parts, while reducing or eliminating equipment down time.  

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Ability to read and work from shop/production drawings, blueprints, and welding process specification.
  • Ability to read and understand welding symbol to produce a sound, clean and quality weld.
  • Fit and prepare jigs for welding components.
  • Operate both SMAW and GMAW equipment.
  • Be experienced in the use of Stick, Wire feed and carbon ARC gouging equipment
  • Safely operate manual and/or semi-automatic flame cutting equipment.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to problem solve and plan ahead.
  • Ability to work overtime/weekends.  
  • Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics.  
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • High-School Diploma or G.E.D 
  • Provincial Journeyperson OR Red Seal Journeyperson Welding Ticket.
  • 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year apprentice. 
  • Understanding of welding techniques, ideally in a heavy construction/mining setting.
  • Knowledge of heavy construction/mining equipment as well as crushing/processing facilities. 

Requirements

  • Travel as required.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Use of personal protection equipment is required.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol policy, including testing requirements.
  • Must comply with all company policies. 
  • Use of sunscreen, long sleeves, and appropriate headgear is recommended.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust.

 

We offer a competitive compensation package with a comprehensive benefit plan and a pension plan.  In addition the Company offers many development opportunities through tailored training programs.
If you would like more information about the position, please contact the shop foreman Jerret Beal at 250-627-9161

Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high-performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in-house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.