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Job title:  Fitter

Job family:  Manufacturing
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Paris, Ontario, ON, CA

Working location:  Paris, Ontario, CA
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

ANDRITZ is an international technology group providing plants, systems, equipment, and services for various industries. The company is one of the technology and global market leaders in the hydropower business, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and in solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the company is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas and exhaust gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.


ANDRITZ stands for passion, partnership, perspectives and versatility – core values to which the company is committed. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. With almost 170 years of experience, 27,800 employees, and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries worldwide, ANDRITZ is a reliable and competent partner and helps its customers to achieve their corporate and sustainability goals.


Position Overview

Fit and commercially weld material by manual or semi-automatic process.   


Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Read and interpret blueprints.
  • Review engineering drawings and blueprints, co-ordinate with the Plant Foreman and Welding Supervisor to determine the materials, plan the sequence of tasks and processes/procedures required to cut and fit most metals efficiently, in general and/or project specific.
  • Able to weld in various positions.
  • Construct patterns and templates as guides for layouts. 
  • Lay out reference points and patterns on heavy structural and plate steels according to component specifications. 
  • Rig, hoist and move materials to storage areas and/or within work area.
  • Assemble and fit metal sections and plates to form complete units or sub-units using welding, bolting, or other methods.
  • Set up and operate various heavy and light duty metal working equipment/tooling including but not limited to: grinders and drills, bevellers, flux-cored welding, oxygen-acetylene burning torch, overhead/jib cranes, scissor and lift trucks.
  • Operate other task related tools and equipment including but not limited to: chipping hammers, shields, portable power tools, rose buds, clamps, and wrenches.
  • Install fabricated components in final product.



  • High School Diploma
  • Valid CWB welding ticket, or in the process, metal core
  • Valid AWS welding ticket, or in the process, metal core
  • Minimum 4 year experience


Terms of Employment

  • Full time, days or afternoons (non-rotating)



  • Dependent upon experience and education


Other Skills/Abilities

  • Strong work ethic
  • Works well under pressure
  • Team player
  • Enthusiasm for change and ability to work in a demanding and dynamic environment


* Legal status to work in Canada is required.

ANDRITZ HYDRO CANADA  Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Requisition ID:  1760

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