Structural Steel Fitter (Day Shift)

  • Company:
    Walters Group
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
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Job Description

The Metal Fabricator (Fitter) is responsible for fabricating, assembling and fitting structural steel while maintaining quality and accuracy in accordance with the drawings provided and Walters Fitting handbook.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Fabricating, Assembling and Fitting Structural Steel
  • Rig, hoist and move materials to and from workstation. Performs crane checks daily prior to use to ensure the crane is in working condition, if applicable.
  • Lay out reference points and symbols on the structural steel according to the blueprint.
  • Assemble and fit metal sections and plates using tack welding, bolting or other methods.
  • Set up and operate various equipment such as torches, drills, various clamping tools, squares, disc grinders and other hand held tools.
  • Ensure safe work practices are adhered to and appropriate PPE is worn at all times.
  • Mentors apprentices and junior fitters by sharing knowledge and safe work practices.

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Completion of Secondary School


  • Completion of three year apprenticeship program in Metal Fabrication


  • 3 years' experience in a manufacturing plant working with structural steel

Skills, Knowledge and Competency Requirements

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to read a tape measure in both metric and imperial
  • Ability to Operate Overhead Cranes
  • Ability to Weld
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures
  • A team player, who can interrelate and operate effectively with peers and other associates within a collegial, yet demanding, work environment
  • Organization Skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities
  • Communication Skills – Both Written and Oral
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Analytical and Problem Solving skills

Working Conditions

  • Standing
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs

Why Walters?

  • Profit Sharing and Group Retirement Savings Plan
  • Certified as Great Place to Work Canada 2019 and 2020
  • Named as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies
  • Employee Family Scholarship program
  • Generous Premium hourly rates for shift work positions
  • Flexible health benefits that work for you and your family
  • Great culture, Family-orientated and community involvement initiatives
  • Safety orientation & rewards program
  • Bi-weekly lunch program

Walters Group is committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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