To apply for the Fabrication Welder position at Pathfinder Freightlines Inc. in Dartmouth, NS, please follow the instructions provided in the job posting. You have two options for applying:

  1. Apply directly on Job Bank: You can apply for the position by visiting the Job Bank website and using the “Direct Apply” feature. Follow the instructions provided on the website.
  2. Apply by email: You can send your application by email to Make sure to include a cover letter and any other relevant documents or information requested in the job posting. Also, include the reference number 20230714 in your application.

Here is a summary of the job details:

  • Job title: Fabrication Welder
  • Company: Pathfinder Freightlines Inc.
  • Location: 11-10 AKERLY BLVD, Dartmouth, NS, B3B 1J4
  • Salary: $20.00 to $30.00 per hour (to be negotiated)
  • Employment type: Permanent, full-time
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Work schedule: Full-time, 30 to 44 hours per week, with day, evening, night, weekend, and morning availability (specifically 09:00 to 16:00)

Requirements for the Fabrication Welder position:

  • Language requirement: English
  • Education: No degree, certificate, or diploma
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • Work site environment: Outdoors, cold/refrigerated, dusty, hot, noisy
  • Work setting: Willing to relocate, commercial, industrial, manufacture

Responsibilities and tasks of the Fabrication Welder include:

  • Interpreting welding process specifications
  • Operating manual or semi-automatic, fully automated welding equipment
  • Reading and interpreting welding blueprints, drawings, specifications, manuals, and processes
  • Examining welds and ensuring they meet standards and/or specifications
  • Operating manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
  • Fitting, brazing, and torch-straightening metal
  • Determining the weldability of materials
  • Operating previously set-up welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products
  • Starting up, shutting down, adjusting, and monitoring robotic welding production lines
  • Maintaining and performing minor repairs on welding, brazing, and soldering equipment

Experience and specialization:

  • Type of materials: Aluminum alloys, copper and copper alloys, stainless steel, steel, iron, and heavy metals
  • Welding techniques: Oxy-acetylene welding (OAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), ARC spot, laser
  • Equipment and machinery experience: Arc welding machine, brazing machine, gas welding machine, spot welding machine
  • Area of specialization: Custom fabrication, truck repair, machinery or equipment repair, pressure vessels, structural construction, cast iron, and other metals

Additional information:

  • Security and safety: Basic security clearance, criminal record check, drug test
  • Transportation/travel information: Willing to travel regularly
  • Work conditions and physical capabilities: Fast-paced environment, physically demanding, attention to detail, sitting, standing for extended periods, weight handling up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Own tools/equipment: Steel-toed safety boots
  • Personal suitability: Team player

Benefits offered:

  • Financial benefits: Bonus
  • Long-term benefits: Pension plan
  • Other benefits: Free parking available, learning/training paid by employer, on-site amenities, team-building opportunities

This employer accepts applications from Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents of Canada, with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

When applying, make sure to include a cover letter, letter of recommendation, and answer the screening questions provided in the job posting regarding availability for shift or on-call work and willingness to relocate.

Please ensure that you meet the requirements and qualifications stated in the job posting before applying. Good luck with your application!

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