Welder/Pipefitter - Dual Journeyman - Norman Wells, NWT

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2018 7:49 AM)
Requistion Number
Day Shift
15& 13
# of Positions

Job Description

Pipefitter/Welder - Dual Journeyman - Norman Wells, Northwest Territories


Job Summary:


We are seeking an experienced Pipefitter/Welder (must have JM certification in both trades) for our Norman Wells site in Norman Wells, NWT. The successful candidates will be responsible for various pipefitting and Welding duties.



  • Demonstrates knowledge of functional operation of various piping system components by measuring, cutting, threading, grooving and bending of pipes, valves and fittings
  • Assembles and installs piping sections according to blueprints and job specifications
  • Performs physically demanding tasks such as cutting openings for pipe while standing for extended periods of time and securing pipe in hard to reach areas
  • Uses testing equipment effectively to check for system leaks and troubleshoot fitting errors
  • Develops patterns for projects or follows directions in given layouts, blueprints and work orders
  • Cleans, checks for defects and shapes component parts, sometimes using a cutting torch
  • Welds parts, and may also build up worn parts by welding layers of high-strength hard-metal alloys onto them.
  • Mentors and coaches Apprentice Welders
  • May perform other related duties assigned


  • Must have a Journeyman Pipefitter ticket from a recognized provincial training authority and have a Journeyman Welder ticket from a recognized provincial training authority
  • Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol testing
  • Must possess valid CSTS Certification
  • Must possess valid H2S Alive Certification
  • Must possess valid Emergency First Aid or Standard First Aid Certification
  • Must possess a valid form of government issued photo identification
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision

Work Conditions:

  • Applicants that reside in NWT and Alberta will be given preference due to the location of this project
  • Camp based position with full accommodations provided
  • 15/13 shift rotation working 10 hours per day on a compressed work week schedule
  • Travel allowance provided for eligible candidates
  • Work will be primarily outdoors in various weather conditions 


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