Welding Supervisor

Location: Acheson AB Posted Date: June 13, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 2019-9236 Careermine Job Id: 1780599

North American Construction Group (NACG) has served as an industry leader in the heavy construction and mining industries for over 65 years. In that time, we've proven ourselves as a safe and reliable contractor who can complete projects of any size and scope. We've also taken a number of bold steps forward to broaden our footprint, expanding to mines outside our provincial borders, and providing third-party maintenance services to clients and customers.

In addition to providing employees with rewarding careers, North American has a whole lot more to offer:
  • Significant Growth -As a company, NACG is rapidly expanding, and has practically doubled in size over the past year alone.
  • Long Term Contracts - With over $1 billion dollars in contracted work booked through 2023, NACG can provide long term employment solutions and numerous opportunities for advancement.
  • Commitment To Safety - With a top tier record for safety performance, NACG is dedicated to ensuring that everyone gets home safe, and constantly strives for a goal zero performance.
  • Competitive Compensation - NACG provides competitive compensation packages for all employees.
  • Attractive Benefits Package - With a substantial benefits package provided to all employees, NACG ensures that you are covered for life's many surprises.
  • GRRSP Matching - As you begin your new career, you can also start planning for the future thanks to NACG's GRRSP matching.

North American Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected.

Become a member of the North American family today!

Position Scope

Reporting to the Equipment Superintendent, the Welding Supervisor works with the Shop Supervisor(s) to execute a planned schedule, assign personnel work duties within the welding department, and ensure all activities are done in a safe manner.


  • Setup and assist with Shop Supervisor at the morning PSI Meeting.
  • Do a morning check in with all employees, and assess fit to work.
  • Assign work to each employee.
  • Check and approve Time Cards for hours worked, work performed, proper Time Card Coding.
  • Fill out Requisitions and order parts for jobs and shop consumables.
  • Assist Shop Supervisor to prepare Weekly Safety Meeting.
  • Review Daily/Weekly work plans and ensure appropriate actions are taken to address KPI performance issues.
  • Secure and ensure proper deployment of job resources including ordering parts, requesting personnel, tools and consumables.
  • Ensure and enforce compliance to all company, client and legislated safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all new hires/transfers receive required orientations. Attend and participate in site specific orientations.
  • Conduct work observations and inspections and complete follow-up activities.
  • Ensure adequate and suitable safety equipment, including PPE, is supplied, readily accessible, properly used and maintained.
  • Review safe work plans/ hazard assessment with crew prior to job commencement.
  • Conduct incident investigations and prepare associated support documentation immediately.
  • Ensure the effective use of the work order system.
  • Participate in the hiring process for new personnel and the discipline of current personnel as required.
  • Coordinate with the Equipment Superintendent to ensure proper training of personnel
  • Work with the planning Department to set priorities, and make weekly schedule
  • Coach/ Mentor employees
  • Work with external Vendors and Clients
  • Work with Equipment Superintendent and HR with all disciplinary issues


  • Three years' experience in a heavy equipment shop, which includes a minimum of two years' or more of direct supervisory experience.
  • AMSA (Alberta Mining Safety Association) certificate.
  • Journeyman welding ticket/ red seal
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Trained in CSTS, WHMIS and Standard First Aid.
  • Thorough understanding of all welding functions and procedures.


Rewards of our positions include competitive compensation and benefits packages and excellent career growth prospects. To explore this opportunity, please submit a resume of your experience and accomplishments in confidence.


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