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Journeyperson Welder / Fitter

Position: Journeyperson Welder / Fitter
Employer: Omineca Fabricating USA Ltd.
City: Cottage Grove
State/Province: OR
Valid Until: Apr 26, 2024
Omineca Fabricating USA Ltd.

Job Summary

We are currently hiring Journeyperson Welders, Ironworkers, and Metal Fabricators to join us in Cottage Grove, Oregon for a multi-phase industrial construction project. The ideal candidate has a Certificate of Qualification in their chosen field of expertise, and at least 3 years of experience working on large-scale industrial projects. Experience in sawmills and/or wood processing facilities is preferred.  Other trades with extensive welding and fabrication experience may be considered and are encouraged to apply.

A day in the life of a Metal Worker will include using advanced skills and knowledge of a variety of welding and fabrication processes to ensure work is completed on time and to a high quality standard. Here, every employee contributes to creating a safe and respectful work environment. Our employees receive plenty of opportunity to work meaningfully and develop their skills in a team environment.


Shift Details:

  • Rotation work
  • Two weeks on, two weeks off
  • Opportunities for interstate travel
  • Overtime is required


Location of Worksite:

  • Cottage Grove, Oregon
  • Other states as operational needs require


Main Duties:

  • Utilize state of the art metal forming and fusing processes to meet quality standards with minimal supervision.
    • Mimimum SMAW, GMAW, FCAW - 6G
  • Read and interpret technical drawings and blueprints to ensure proper assembly .
  • Complete precise and accurate work.
  • Ensure a safe working environment by following and implementing all Safe Work Practices and Procedures.
  • Model and uphold the Company rules, policies, and performance expectations.
  • Act as a brand ambassador and contribute to a positive corporate culture.
  • Lay out reference points and patterns on heavy metal according to component specifications.
  • Rig, hoist and safely move large and complex loads.
  • Assemble and fit metal sections and plates to form complete units or subunits.
  • Install fabricated components in a final product.
  • Work safely at heights, confined spaces, and in challenging environments.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Complete all site specific safety and quality training as required.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years working as a journeyperson in your chosen trade, taking on progressively more responsibility and authority.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, plan the flow of work, set up equipment and layout materials to maximize productivity.
  • Ability to work safely in a high-hazard environment.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong  interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute positively to a skilled trades team.
  • Understanding of due diligence and ability to complete detailed and accurate reports as required.
  • Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot.
  • The following additional training is considered an asset:
    • Occupational First Aid
    • Certification for Structural Steel and/or Aluminum welding processes
    • Certification for Pipe and Pressure Welding
    • OSHA-training
    • Fall protection Training
    • Equipment Operation (Forklift, Telehandler, etc.)



  • Holiday Pay
  • Per diem
  • PPE Allowance
  • Professional Development and Training opportunities


About the Company:

Our company provides quality maintenance, fabrication, welding, machining, and construction expertise to help our customers reach all their project goals. We are experienced in repairs, upgrades, new builds, and custom fabrication of material handling and processing equipment for natural resource industries across North America.

We are committed to serving our partners to the best of our abilities. Often this means operating within tight timelines and even tighter budgets. Our commitment to excellence drives us to continue to add to the roster of services we are able to offer our clients. By moving skills in-house, and investing in our employees and our business, we can ensure our operations are flexible and adaptable to your unique project needs.

We are driven by our passion for excellence. This same drive and energy is reflected at every level of our operations from our office to the project worksite.

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