Kinectrics takes pride in being consistently ranked as one of the best places to work in the energy and utility industry, where purpose and people mean as much as innovation and growth. That’s why we choose only the best and brightest to join us. To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, Kinectrics has grown from a company of 300 to over 1,000 in only the last few years - and we aren’t looking to slow down. Join our diverse, supportive workplace for a rewarding career in the electricity industry.


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The Opportunity


Position:Welder /Fitter

Employment Type: Permanent

Location: 800 Kipling Avenue, Toronto, ON

Department: Materials and Major Components

Reports to: Senior Welding Engineer

Hours per week: 40


What We Offer


At Kinectrics, employees are recognized for their knowledge, experience, and contributions while working in a highly technical and challenging environment. Kinectrics puts you in the driver’s seat of your own career, setting you up alongside industry experts who will help you develop the skills essential to your professional growth in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and rewarding work culture.

  • Purpose: The work we do each day helps communities around the world. Find satisfaction in work that really matters, working alongside and as part of the best and brightest in the industry.
  • Growth: To keep pace with Canada’s expanding energy and utility sector, we are growing more each day, which means more opportunities for you. We encourage our employees to grow alongside our company thanks to a number of significant training and personal development opportunities.
  • Innovation: Our staff proudly develop innovations that push the industry forward.
  • Diversity: The company is dedicated to promoting diversity in its workforce, up to and including the senior management level. Our diversity committee ensures we stay up to date on leading trends and best practices, creating a desirable workspace for each and every one of our employees.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive total compensation package unmatched by most industries throughout North America.



Accountabilities: How You Will Make an Impact

Kinectrics is seeking a Welder/Fitter for a full-time position, based out of our 800 Kipling Avenue, Toronto office.  The ideal candidate has a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar position, or successfully completing a credited apprenticeship program. The welder/fitter is responsible for skilled work that involves the fabrication, fitting, and welding of pressure vessels, pressure piping and structural steel by following procedures, instructions, blueprints, drawings, and sketches. The welder needs to be familiar with TSSA and CWB requirements. The incumbent must have experience with TIG and MIG welding processes.

  • Perform all duties in a safe manner in compliance with Kinectrics policies and procedures.
  • Work independently without supervision and with minimum direction or in a team environment.
  • Weld, fabricate and fit pressure vessels and piping parts with proper equipment while meeting compliancy with industry standard ASME and CSA codes, Company's Welding Procedure Specifications and Quality Control Manual.
  • Handle, transport, and process products and materials safely using a forklift or crane.
  • Read and interpret fabrication drawings and produce rough sketches (abbreviations, symbols for welding/assembly, tolerances).
  • Process raw materials working from blueprints, and specifications.
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications, this includes:
    • cutting material with power saws to match measurements,
    • beveling pipe and plate, and
    • operating a manual plasma cutting machine.
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal, or overhead).
  • Inspect raw materials and finished product to meet specifications.
  • Monitor, record and report any discrepancies and issues with parts including but not limited to malfunctions or defects.
  • Maintain a high standard of workmanship with high-level quality and accuracy.
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety.
  • Good housekeeping practices at all times, to help maintain safe work areas for yourself and your coworkers.


What You Need to Succeed


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with specialized training in welding to include extensive testing. Preference will be given to a Red Seal Welder or to a College Diploma in Welding.
  • Minimum three-year experience of fit up and welding of pressure vessel or pressure pipe under strict QA program (e.g., ASME or TSSA certificate holder)
  • Strong background related to fitting/welding skills on pressure pipe and pressure vessel fabrications requiring tight tolerances.
  • Valid, or previously held, TSSA 6G or CWB all position certificate for TIG (GTAW) and MIG(GMAW) process or ability to obtain the certificates. The SMAW and SAW experience will be considered an asset.
  • Strong ability to read and interpret manufacturing tolerances for accurate fabrication.  Knowledge of preparing designs or drawings in CAD programs such as AutoCAD or Solidworks is considered an asset but not strictly required.
  • Excellent knowledge of welding symbols.
  • Experience with stainless steel and aluminum welding.
  • Experience and knowledge of heat-treating processes. Able to interpret heat treatment requirements for PWHT of various welds.
  • Good mathematical aptitude; convert decimals to fractional equivalents and fractions to decimal equivalents; strong ability to convert metric and imperial.
  • High level of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills.


A welding test demonstration will be required of the incumbent and will be performed during the interview process.

Occasional travel to perform work off-site primarily at Power Generation sites may be required.


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