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Journeyman Welder

Weldco Heavy Industries is a large steel fabrication and repair facility located in the Fort MacKay

Caribou Energy Park, ideally positioned in the heart of Alberta’s Oilsands. WHI is currently recruiting Journeyman Welders; key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Proficiency in all position use of: GMAW, FCAW, SMAW; all sizes of weld wire

Reading and interpretation of blueprints

Proficient in the use of oxy/fuel cutting equipment, electric welding machines

Active participation in Safety Programs

Maintain a clean, orderly and safe work environment at all times



Certified journeyperson qualified to work in the province of Alberta



Repair/rebuild of large mining equipment including heavy haul truck boxes, dozer blades, Shovel Clam/Backwall Dippers

Preference will be given to applicants that have worked on Oil Sands sites and demonstrate sustained safety consciousness

Work Schedule

14 days on, 14 days off – 12 hour shifts

Living Out Allowance or Accommodation

Residence in the Fort McMurray region; a Living Out Allowance will be provided

If you don’t reside in the Fort McMurray regions, camp accommodation and meals will be provided in the Fort McKay region.


NOTE – All final candidates are required to complete a successful criminal records check.  Successful candidates will undergo a pre-employment medical evaluation and drug test consistent with the WHI Drug and Alcohol Policy upon hiring.  The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to safety and continuous quality/process improvement. Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills are also required.

Weldco Companies is a subsidiary of IDC (Inavialuit Development Corporation), and is 100% Inavialuit owned.  Weldco provides Employment and Career Development opportunities for its beneficiaries and employees.


Applications for this position may be kept on file for twelve months and may be considered for future positions within Weldco or IDC.  Your interest in Weldco is appreciated.  Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

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