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Job Information
Author AFTheriault
Date March 15, 2023
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company A. F. Theriault & Son Ltd.
Salary $18.00 - Per Hour
Location Meteghan River, NS
Category Construction
Contact Information

Welders will be required to select and set up welding equipment, execute the planned welds, and examine welds to ensure that they meet standards and/or specifications. A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. Works with a variety of materials but most common are steel and aluminum. Welding practices vary from tack welding, fillet welding to full penetration.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read drawings or specifications or use their knowledge of base metals to analyze parts to be joined
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method to be used based on requirements
  • Set up components (cutting, fitting, grinding, etc.) for welding based on requirements
  • Weld components using manual and/or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal and overhead)
  • Complete, CWB (Canadian Welding Bureau) certifications when required
  • Operate related equipment and tools which include but are not limited to forklifts, hoists, slings, grinders (portable & bench), cutting torches, hand tools, drills and punches
  • Work in multiple environments from an indoor facility, confined spaces within vessels, outside spaces with exposure to all elements
  • Keep the shop/work site as a safe and clean environment to work in. Opening the doors and starting the ventilation fans may be required depending on the work being completed in the shop and/or space
  • Willing to go apprenticeship training if applicable
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts
  • Follow A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. Policies and procedures and
  • Carry out other tasks either assigned by Senior Management, Foremen and/or C.W.B. – A.F.T. Welding Supervisor


  • Previous shipyard/marine experience is preferred but not necessary
  • Proven experience as a welder required
  • Diploma/Certificate from accredited post-secondary institution is considered an asset
  • Be able to read/understand blueprints and/or drawings
  • Applicants must be safety conscious
  • Willing to work overtime hours as required
  • Be able to communicate in either English or French
  • Possess the ability to work well both with a team or unsupervised and
  • Applicant must provide Steel Toe boots, all other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position is provided
  • Ability to work 8-5 Monday to Friday for a total of 42.5 hours per week and
  • High School English OR Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) 5

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $18.00 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount
  • Vision care

Supplemental pay types: Overtime pay

To Apply


Phone: 902-645-2327

In person: 1 D’Entremont Road, Meteghan River, NS B0W 2L0 Between 08:00 AM and 05:00 PM

Preferred Contact: Email

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