Sheet Metal Journeyperson

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Journeyperson
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Contracting

Job Description

Launched in 1998 with nothing more than a used Caterpillar dozer and an entrepreneurial spirit, Bouchier has grown to be a leading provider of integrated site services to the Athabasca Oil Sands region.

From our head office in Fort McKay, Alberta, the company now employs more than 800 dedicated team members and commands a fleet of over 350 pieces of equipment.

With a strong belief in doing the right things in the right way, Bouchier is now one of the largest companies owned and operated by Indigenous peoples in the area providing contracting, construction, and general site services.

Position Summary:

  • Position:      Sheet Metal Journeyperson  
  • Type:           Full Time
  • Location:     CNUL Albian FM
  • Schedule:     7 on / 7 off – Potentially rotating between days and nights

Compensation Details:

  • Competitive market rates
  • Vacation pay at 6% – paid out bi-weekly upon start date
  • Health & Dental and Long-Term Disability Benefits– eligible after 3 months of continuous service
    • $500 health spending account – 100% employer paid
    • Employer paid Insurances
  • RPP (Registered Pension Plan) with company matching
  • Employer paid Employee Assistance Program

Other Incentives:

  • Progression and development opportunities
  • Safety Recognition
  • Years of Service Recognition – Annual
  • Bouchier welcome gift and company swag
  • Overtime available but not guaranteed
  • Accommodations provided
  • Flights from Edmonton/Calgary hub

Role Summary:

Bouchier is looking for a Sheet Metal Journeyperson who is ambitious, hardworking and eager to learn new skills while supporting the organization. Sheet metal workers are responsible for installing and fabricating metal fittings used in a variety of applications. They have daily duties such as fastening metal seams, welding, bolting, creating supportive frameworks, taking measurements, and maneuvering material around. They install HVAC ducts, repair metal roofing, gutters, and siding. They strive to provide the best client experience in all activities and tasks they undertake.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lay out, measure and mark dimensions and reference lines on sheet metal according to drawings or templates
  • Use hand and power shears and snips, and light metal-working equipment to cut, drill, punch, bend, and shape sheet metal
  • Fasten components together with bolts, screws, rivets, adhesives, or solder, or by welding
  • Install and repair sheet metal products and ensure installations conform to specifications and building codes
  • Do metal cladding of insulated piping and equipment on industrial sites
  • Manufacture and install flashing, coping for roofing applications
  • Supply, install, service and repair air handling equipment, furnaces, fans and air terminal devices
  • fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal products and equipment, such as ducts, control boxes, drainpipes, and furnace casings.
  • work may involve any of the following:
    • setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend, and straighten sheet metal
    • shaping metal over anvils, blocks, or forms using hammer.
    • operating soldering and welding equipment to join sheet metal parts; or inspecting, assembling, and smoothing seams and joints of burred surfaces.
    • install prefabricated sheet metal ducts used for heating, air conditioning, or other purposes.
    • calculating air volumes and capacities to determine proper air flow.
  • Provide training, mentorship and support for Apprentices as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • Alberta-certified journeyperson or a recognized related trade certificate
  • 3-5 years’ relevant experience in sheet metal
  • Previous experience in oil industry preferred
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • CSTS and OSSA Regional Orientation or OSSA BSO (Basic Safety Orientation before December 31, 2018) or CSO (Common Safety Orientation after January 1, 2019)
  • Good eyesight and manual dexterity
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to visualize a finished product from a drawing
  • Excellent math skills
  • Knowledge of building codes
  • Ability to stand for long periods, do some heavy lifting and carrying, and work in high, awkward and noisy places
  • Ability to work well with co-workers and deal with customers
  • Ability to get along well with others on a work team
  • All applicants must have the ability to speak, read and write fluently in English.

Application Instructions:

Please apply to this posting with your cover letter and resume inclusive of your safety tickets and drivers abstract.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until suitable candidate is found. Typically, our postings stay open for 2 weeks.

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The Bouchier Group would like to thank all applicants who apply to our postings. Please note that only those selected for interviews will be contacted directly. No phone calls please.

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