Position Description

Red Seal Welders - Victoria Shipyards
Company - Location Victoria Shipyards - Victoria, BC
Employment Duration Permanent hourly
Posting # 2413
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Red Seal Welders - Victoria Shipyards

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Your future career opportunity
Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards is currently accepting applications from Red Seal Welders.   

As a welder, you will perform a variety of tasks throughout the production process, while upholding Seaspan’s Core Values of Safety, Care and Efficiency. You will have an opportunity to develop new skills including specialized welding techniques specific to the shipbuilding industry that use some of the most state-of-the-art shipbuilding equipment and processes in the world.  

Join us to be part of exciting repair and refit projects, and Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy, the largest shipbuilding program of our era. We are growing our world-class workforce for the next decade and well beyond. 

All candidates must show proof of:

  • Welder Certificate of Qualification with Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement or a Welder B Certificate of Qualification with Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement or a Recognized Equivalent Provincial Trades Qualification or a Recognized Equivalent International Trade Qualification
  • Minimum of 30 Months Documented Welding Experience
  • Demonstrated Proficiency at air-arc gouging in all positions.

Pipe Welders, Qualifications required:

  • Welder Red Seal or recognized equivalent Trade Qualification
  • CWB All Position FCAW Qualification with proof of prolongation of process within the last 3 months and a minimum of 6 Months Validity remaining
  • CWB All Position SMAW Qualification with proof of prolongation of process within the last 3 months and a minimum of 6 Months Validity remaining
  • TSBC Class A qualification, PWP 7 and PWP 10 Qualification (or equivalent) with proof of prolongation of process within the last 6 months

Structural Welders, Qualification required:

  • Welder Red Seal or recognized equivalent Trade Qualification​
  • CWB All Position SMAW Qualification with proof of prolongation of process within the last 3 months and a minimum of 6 Months Validity remaining
  • CWB All Position FCAW Qualification with proof of prolongation of process within the last 3 months and a minimum of 6 Months Validity remaining

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • TSBC tickets a preferred asset
  • Comprehend and follow written and spoken directions and work in a safe & efficient manner
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal in the English language
  • Ability to work in a team environment or individually with a positive attitude.

On offer to you

Seaspan is a progressive employer with a collaborative culture that supports health, safety, and diversity. Recruitment for this position will be managed through the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Union Local 191 and membership will be required upon hire. Together, we can provide you with a rewarding and challenging career-building state-of-the-art ships as well as a competitive compensation package.

If you are interested in future opportunities, please send us your resume today!

Disclaimer: By applying to this vacancy/these vacancies you agree that Seaspan may share your resume with our Union partner, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 191. Unfortunately, Seaspan and L191 will not be able to respond to every direct inquiry. You will be contacted directly if you are successful for a position. If you are experiencing IT issues, please email hr@seaspan.com with a copy of your resume.

 


Seaspan is committed to Employment Equity, supports diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including, women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, and persons with disabilities. Furthermore, we are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible environment. If you require reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know, and we will work with you to support your request.