Journeyman Welder, Fort McMurray, AB

Location: Ft. McMurray AB Posted Date: May 18, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 14696 Careermine Job Id: 1774783

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a full line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels and a global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.

Reports to: Foreman

Shift: 7 x 7, 12 hours per shift, rotational between days and nights

Location: Fort McMurray

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation.


Welding mining equipment, as a dedicated field day service employee, and/or in the shop as required
  • Proficiency in all position use of: GMAW, FCAW, SMAW; all sizes of weld wire
  • Perform maintenance and repair work at client sites
  • Maintain company quality standards
  • Reading and interpretation of blueprints
  • Proficient in the use of oxy/fuel cutting equipment, electric welding machines
  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe work environment at all times
  • Ensuring the safety of both you and co-workers
  • Other duties, as assigned

Skills & Qualifications

Certified Journeyperson qualified to work in the province of Alberta
  • Preference will be given to dual-ticketed Journeyperson - welding and machining
  • 3 to 7 years welding experience
  • Must have no restrictions for access for any mine site
  • Repair of mine equipment including trucks and shovels
  • Line boring/machining experience and ability to build up bores requiring repair
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, and experienced in working in field and shop environments
  • NDT or CWB certification or experience is an asset
  • Heat treatment experience an asset, as well as history of welding with 3/32 wire
  • Safety courses
  • P&H mechanical experience an advantage
  • Valid Alberta Driver's License

Komatsu Mining offers an excellent benefit package. We are an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

No agency or candidate phone calls please.

Komatsu Mining Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.