Apprentice Welder or Fabricator


Venables Machine Works Ltd. is a trusted and respected leader in the custom steel manufacturing industry; providing design, machining and fabrication since 1931.

Venables is an equal opportunity employer, and its policy and commitment to ensure employment related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status as required by relevant law.

Qualified equity group members are encouraged to apply for Venables positions, and to declare their designated equity status so that we can monitor our progress towards a more representative workforce.

Venables Machine Works is searching for energetic apprentice Welders or Fabricators.  CWB Certification is preferred. The successful candidate will have proven knowledge, abilities in metal fabrication and welding.

In return, the company offers an excellent salary and benefits package with the opportunity to work in one of the most established companies in the industry.

Applicants can expect a wage commensurate with proven ability.

Compensation package includes:
Comprehensive Dental
Life Insurance
Matching RRSP Plan
Medical Cash Account
Profit Sharing


Skills and Abilities

Type of Establishment/Work Setting Experience
 - Manufacturing
 - Industrial
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Standing for extended periods
 - Physically demanding
 - Non-ferrous materials
Security and Safety
 - Basic security clearance
Main Work Area
 - New fabrication

Specific Skills
 - Operate previously set-up welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts and products
 - Operate oxygen arc cutting equipment (arc-air), (AOC)
 - Fit, braze and torch-straighten metal
 - Interpret welding process specifications
 - Operate brakes, shears and other metal shaping, straightening and bending machines
 - Operate hoisting and lifting equipment
 - Operate manual or semi-automatic, fully automated welding equipment
 - Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
Essential Skills
 - Continuous learning
 - Working with others
Welding Techniques/Processes
 - Keyhole
 - Spray
 - Multipass
 - Stud
 - Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
 - Gas metal arc welding (GMAW) (MIG)
 - Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) (TIG)
 - Flux core arc welding (FCAW)
Weight Handling
 - Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Own transportation
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - 3rd Period Apprentice
 - 2nd Period Apprentice
 - 1st Period Apprentice

Application Information

Employer Name:
Venables Machine Works Ltd.

Employer Address:
502 50TH ST E

Contact Name:
Carol Kowalchuk

Contact Phone:

Contact Email:

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