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Job title:  Welder

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.


Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Read and interpret blueprints and welding process specifications. 
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments using processes such as gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), oxy-acetylene welding (OAW), resistance welding and submerged arc welding (SAW)
  • 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 complete welding tasks efficiently, in general and/or project specific.
  • Able to weld in various positions.
  • Rig, hoist and move materials to storage areas or within work area.
  • 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.
  • Visually inspect welds and preps to ensure they meet standards and/or specifications.
  • May adjust welding heads and tooling according to work specifications
  • 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 years’ experience


Terms of Employment

  • Full time, two non-rotating shifts, days or nights



  • 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.
Requisition ID:  1763

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