Journeyman/women Welder

Acheson, AB T7X, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

As a team member of the Manufacturing Shop, a Journeyman Welder works to build helical piles by welding steel helixes to pipe and performing other general welding for shop repairs and/or maintenance. Coordinates with manufacturing staff and other trades for the purpose of completing projects/work orders efficiently and effectively. Assists other team members as required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities. We are currently looking for Journeyman Welders for our day shift.



  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications

  • Perform light maintenance on welding equipment such as replacing contact tips and nozzles, replacing liners, replacing drive rolls on wire feeders and exchanging shielding gas bottles

  • Set up, adjust, and fine-tune voltage and wire feed settings to achieve desired quality results

  • Select and transport metal stock to work area manually and/or using overhead crane

  • Operate semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments using GMAW welding process

  • Complete required welding of steel rings and steel plate helixes to steel pipe in the fabrication of helical piles

  • Ensure welds conform to specifications as outlined in CWB procedures

  • Stamp all welded product with assigned marking tool

  • Operate semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment; operate metal shaping machines such as bending machines

  • Repair worn parts of metal products by welding extra layers

  • Train or supervise welding apprentices

  • Comply with company safe work practices and procedures


  • Journeyman Welder Certification from a recognized provincial training authority

  • Alberta Class 5 (or higher) driver’s license and your own vehicle; no public transportation available

  • 4+ years of practical welding experience; GMAW, pipe welding in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Ability to satisfactorily complete all required pre-employment testing, including but not limited to a medical questionnaire and a 50 lbs. back assessment


  • Fast paced, high volume production facility

  • Moderate to high noise level

  • Physically demanding with constant lifting of up to 50 lbs.

  • Temperatures contingent upon weather


  • Benefits including a health and dental package & employee assistance plan

  • Group RRSP and deferred profit sharing plan

  • Friendly, fast paced environment with room for career growth and advancement

  • Competitive wage with overtime pay

  • Vacation and holiday pay

  • LOA for out of town work

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Referral incentives

  • Boot allowance

  • Company paid safety training


  • We pursue excellence by constantly raising the bar

  • We have passion and enthusiasm – for our roles, the company and our relationships

  • We are experts that continually grow

  • We do the right thing

  • We are team players

About the Company

Roterra is a turn-key foundation solutions provider with focus on four main technologies: helical screw, bored cast-inplace, driven, and continuous flight auger piling along with excavation support (shoring). We offer engineering and fabrication solutions with a focus on providing end-to-end service. We service all markets and all project sizes pride ourselves on providing industry-leading customer experience.