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Date:  Jan 25, 2023

Toronto, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Industrial

Position Title:  Fitter/Welder

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


Position Overview 

Bringing seamless solutions to key clients through operational excellence and reliability. With the ability to self-perform across our diverse business offering, and a strategic fabrication network, Aecon Industrial proactively and profitably manages projects across a diverse range of industrial business areas; (Renewable Energy, Natural Gas Distribution, Oil and Gas, Water, Mining, Cogeneration Energy, Chemical etc. Aecon Industrial is also known for the pioneering of prefabricated piping services to better manage site labour and the integration of specialized coating systems into the fabrication process.


Want to work at Aecon? Aecon is well-positioned in the Canadian marketplace as an industry leader in the development and construction of infrastructure. We have a roster of ongoing major projects here and abroad, record backlog diversified across multiple sectors and duration, and a robust pipeline of future project pursuits. We are in a strong market position, but we are ultimately aiming higher.


At Aecon, people are at the heart of everything we do. Aecon is focused on identifying, attracting, and hiring talented and diverse Custom Steel Structural CWB Fitters / Welders for our Cambridge Fabrication Shop located at 150 Sheldon Drive.


Key Responsibilities

  • Fabrication duties will include all aspects of the structural steel trade which includes specialized trade specific machinery and tools such as mag drills, track burners and cutting tools including oxy-acetylene.
  • Welders will be required to work from fabrication drawings and be knowledgeable in standard practice weld Symbols.
  • Fitters will be required to interpret fabrication drawings and blue prints and be fluent in interpreting welding symbols.
  • Preference will be given to applicants that have current CWB certification in all position flux core and metal core wires.
  • Preference will be given to C of Q Structural steel certified fitters and or individuals that have been grandfathered in do to their work experience and time spent.


Required Knowledge & Experience:

  • Certificate of Qualification or Diploma for Structural Steel/Platework Fitting.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years experience in Structural Fitting
  • CWB certification in FCAW or GMAW is preferred
  • Able to read and work off blueprints and fabrication drawings as well as understand Weld Symbols
  • Up to date overhead and forklift certs would be an asset
  • Must have a good attitude and understand that safety always comes first
  • Must have experience with hand tools, grinders, etc.
  • Welding Applicants will be required to perform a preliminary weld test prior to employment to showcase their talent.
  • Role entails joining local union 527 as a metal trades worker.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply now to this job posting. When we have an immediate opening that aligns with your background and experience, a member from our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail!


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.