Journeyman/woman Welder

$37.12 hourly
  • Matrix Labour Leasing LTD.
  • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Sep 16, 2022
Full time Construction

Job Description

Matrix is looking for Welders in Halifax, NS. We will be providing $220 travel per rotation/week and $135 LOA per working day.

This position offers weekends off to allow for work/life balance. Accommodations can be provided or the candidate can find their own accommodations.

Job Details

  • Work Hours: Monday - Friday
  • Shift: 8-Hours/Day

Key Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications
  • Work in a construction, maintenance/repair, new fabrication environment
  • Perform Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in all positions
  • Perform Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) in all positions
  • Select the proper weld filler material
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment and semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
  • Operate air arc cutting equipment (carbon arc cutting)
  • Set-up Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) equipment for welding
  • Lift, move, or position equipment at work sites
  • Work in a shipbuilding and repair, steel industry environment
  • Physical effort and work conditions:
  • Candidates will be required to work at heights from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms
  • Stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb
  • Work in confined spaces, inclement weather
  • Support extended hours and overtime as business needs dictate
  • Work may be performed indoors and outdoors
  • You will frequently handle, lift, carry, and set up parts and equipment that weigh up to fifty (50lbs) pounds
  • Occasionally, you may be required to lift and carry items that weigh over fifty (50lbs) pounds


  • Education Required: Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational and Welder Trade Certification (4 Positions SMAW [current ticket], 4 Positions FCAW [current ticket], WHMIS Certificate)
  • Years of Experience Required: 5-8+ or more years
  • Full trade flexibility is required
  • You must be eligible to work in Canada to apply for this job
  • A pre-employment Government Security Clearance/Background and Credit check will need to be completed
  • Full PPE + Fit Tested Respirator Mask.


  • Red Seal or Journeyman Ticket
  • Confined Space
  • Fall Protection
  • HSE Orientation
  • ISI Medium Voltage Cable Training
  • ISI Lockout Tag Training
  • ISI Security Orientation (In Person)
  • Must be able to commute to work daily

Experience Level

Mid Level