International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 793

Mary River, NU

Mary River, NU, CA
Mary River, NU
30+ days ago

Build a rewarding career within Baffinland and join Local 793!

Our Union at Baffinland is now hiring for Welders

• Performing all tasks safely with the capability of following all procedures and policies set out by the employer
• Executing the assembly and disassembly, repair and overhaul of heavy equipment implements such as buckets, clams, blades, truck trays as well as other associated tasks.
• Capable of successfully completing all skill tests required to demonstrate quality welding and fabrication skills when requested
• Preventative maintenance focus with strong inspection and defect identification skills
• Strong focus on housekeeping in the field, in the shop and any other work areas. Cleaning work areas and equipment as required.
• Safe use and operation of CA Gouging, welding using SMAW/FCAW/GMAW/GTAW processes, plasma cutters, oxy/acetylene cutting equipment, Ironworkers, band saws, automated cutting equipment, machining equipment, presses, threading equipment, line boring tools, drill presses and other associated fabrication and construction equipment as required.
• Welding, cutting, grinding, measuring, calibration, layout, fabrication as well as other related activities required while performing maintenance and overhauls on heavy/medium/light equipment fleets and facilities.
• Using alignment equipment, completing service reports & work orders, and detailed equipment inspections as required. 
• Actively participates in continuous improvement and reliability initiatives and programs.

Primary Skills & Qualifications
• 5 Years of Extensive Experience as a Welder maintaining mining equipment
• Valid CWB - FCAW, SMAW all position welding certificates

Secondary Skills & Qualifications
• Ability to take direction and training from Red Sealed Welder
• Proven track record in safe work practices and quality workmanship
• Motivated, hard working with a professional attitude and the ability to work alone and unsupervised in remote areas in the shop or field in remote arctic environments
• Focused, energetic and organized with superior attention to detail and acts with a sense of urgency when required
• Excellent troubleshooting, diagnostics, failure mode analysis and defect identification skills. Prior NDT experience will be highly regarded
• Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and to interpret technical, procedures, design drawings, manuals and specifications.
• Language: Speak English, Read English, Write English (Inuktitut would be an asset).
• Certification of qualification to operate forklifts, Skidsteers, large cranes and/or boom trucks will be highly regarded
• Motivated and hard working with a professional attitude
• Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and to interpret technical manuals and specifications.
• Language: Speak English, Read English, Write English (Inuktitut would be an asset). 
• Previous mining experience is an asset.
• Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
• Able to work outdoors in all-weather condition
• Able to climb ladders
• Physically fit to perform all aspects of job

Examples of Supporting Documents:
• Relevant Certificates from Baffinland recognized training institutes
• An authorized document from a former employer verifying previous experience

All applicants must participate in a mandatory Criminal Record Check, Medical Exam and must be currently vaccinated against Covid-19.  If you are not vaccinated but are willing to do so please let us know.

About IUOE Local 793

For 100 years the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 793 has successfully represented more than 17,000 operators and industrial and mining workers in Ontario and Nunavut.  Becoming a Local 793 Member empowers you with incredible opportunity to access even more jobs at more than one company and further expand your experience, training, and skills. Become another inspired member with us and grow your career at an even higher level!

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Please Note: The Partnership Collective Agreement between the Union and Baffinland recognizes and respects that Baffinland is party to an Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreement (IIBA) that covers its mining operations. The IIBA provides that Inuit must have the opportunity for equitable and meaningful participation in Baffinland’s work at the mine.  Therefore, Baffinland’s hiring priority will be given to beneficiaries under the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) from Pond Inlet, Igloolik, Clyde River, Hall Beach and Arctic Bay and Iqaluit, followed by residents from other Baffin region communities and then to all other NLCA beneficiaries.

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