Miska Trailer Factory

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Job Position: Welder

  • Application Deadline: 10th July 2022
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Hamilton
  • Compensation: $22.00 per hour
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to rcagas@goodwillonline.ca
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

• 1 year of MIG welding experience required
• Good to have 6+ years of MIG welding experience
• 1 year of drawing / blueprint reading experience required
• Ability to perform 1/16” to 3/8” welds
• Plasma cutting experience an asset
• Capacity to execute complex custom work, with little supervision
• Background in manufacturing large parts / fabrications

Key Responsibilities:

• Set and troubleshoot welding machines to ensure quality welds
• MIG welding of steel or aluminum material that is 1/16’ to ⅜’ inches
• Plasma cutting products
• Ability to measure sizes and dimensions
• Responsible for finding the right materials according the design
• Accurate blueprint reading to assemble the products to ensure customer / company standards
• Read welding drawings including weld symbols
• Accountable for fitting and welding parts for the trailers
• Operate welding and other related equipment in a safe manner
• Adhere to health and safety policies, advise supervisor of any health and safety improvements /and or recommendations
• Wear required personal protective equipment including heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes
• Demonstrates ability to work on job duties with little supervision
• Meet standard trailer build times, as assigned
• Performs quality inspection prior to product leaving the facility

Additional Details:

Working Conditions
• Lifting, pushing, bending, and pulling up to 50 lbs
• Frequent exposure to extreme hot / cold weather conditions
• Manufacturing environment that requires personal protective equipment to be work when entering / working in the facility
• $22+ depending on experience
• Full-time, permanent employment
• Guaranteed hours with no layoffs
• Straight Shifts
• Benefits including Extended Health, Dental Benefits, and Vision Care after completion of probationary period; 3 months
• Free Shuttle available to and from the facility (two locations in Hamilton – Centre Mall & Dundurn)
• Free on-site parking
• Monthly attendance draws
• Annual attendance rewards – up to $750
• Company matching RRSP Program
• Semi-annual incentive plan
• Referral bonus of $1,000
• Competitive wages
• Company Events
• Free Lunches
• Day shift – Monday to Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm and Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm – this has a total of 44 hours per week
• Afternoon Shift – Monday to Thursday from 3:00 pm to 1:30 am – this has a total of 40 hours per week and a $1 shift premium
Current requirements:
• 6 welders – 4 on afternoons, 2 on day shift
Metals that the welders will be welding:
• Steel
• Stainless steel
• Galvanized steel
• Experience welding aluminium an asset – and potential to weld aluminium if they have the experience

Shuttle information
There are four pickup points in downtown Hamilton and they include:
• Eastgate Mall (in front of beer store) @ 5:00 am
• Centre Mall (Metro) @ 5:15 am
• Barton / Ferguson (across from the A&W) @ 5:20 am
• King / James @ 5:30 am
• Dundurn castle @ 5:40 am

About Our Company:

Are you looking to work in a well-established organization that is a recognized leader in the utility trailer manufacturing industry? Miska Trailer Factory, which was established in 1994 is currently looking for Welders who are hoping to find a job opportunity where they can grow alongside our booming business which hit record breaking milestones in 2020. At Miska, we pride ourselves on our commitment to secure employment, guaranteed hours, no layoffs, our green initiatives, and valuing our employees.