Welder Helper (Night Shift)

Date: Aug 1, 2019

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 655 

Welder Helpers

PNR Railworks Inc. requires 5 experienced Welder Helpers for a short-term project in Toronto, Ontario.

Business Address: 455 Silvercreek Pkwy. N, Guelph Ontario N1H8M7

Term: Full-Time, beginning ASAP and until the project ends in 2022. Note that there will be a 5 month break (Nov through March) over the winter months, with re-starting of the project the following April of each year.

Night shift and weekend work may be required.

Location of Work: 294 Unwin Ave, Toronto, ON M5A 1A3

Language: Written and spoken English is required

Wage: $27-$31 per hour

Benefits: Provided by Union: pension, vacation pay, medical and dental benefits.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supports welding and repairs of railway components in a heavy construction environment
  • Lays out, positions, aligns, and secures rail 
  • Prepares thermite welds
  • Grinds & finishes thermite welds to specifications
  • Cuts materials to fit job specifications.
  • Operates equipment per safety policies, rules and regulations. 

General/Other Responsibilities and Duties

  • Inspects tools & equipment, diagnoses problems and notifies supervisor of the need to the repair tools & equipment. 
  • Keeps records and prepares reports for Quality Control & Tracking

Skill Requirements

• A minimum of 2 years of construction experience in rail road construction, heavy industrial or similar environment.

• Mechanical aptitude. 
• Ability to understand and follow safety policies, rules and regulations.  
• Knowledge of welding material and process for thermite welding.

Physical Requirements:

• Works outdoors at construction sites.
• Frequently works in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
• Frequently stands, walks, climbs, balances, stoops, and crouches. 
• Uses hands to operate equipment and tools.
• Performs heavy physical labor; may lift/carry and push/pull objects weighing up to 75 pounds.
• Exposed to harsh weather conditions including extremely hot and extremely cold weather.
• Exposed to loud noise, dust and fumes.
• Must wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety boots, hard hats, and hearing protection as required by the company.

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

RailWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled)

Contact Information: Ryan Gangle rgangle@pnrrailworks.com


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with PNR RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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