Production Welder and Fabricator
- 8160 Highland Rd, Vernon, BC V1B 3W6, Canada
KingFisher is the fastest growing designer, builder and marketer of welded heavy-gauge sportfishing boats in North America. We build and distribute 35 models in 5 series: Offshore, Coastal, Sport, Multi-Species and River Jet through an extensive global dealer network from California to Alaska to Eastern Europe.
Enriching peoples’ lives while spending time on the water
What We Value:
Kingfisher Boats recognizes and embraces the importance of values in our ever-changing workplace. To be successful, all applicants must demonstrate behaviours that are reflective of our values:
- Respect for People
- Financial Responsibility
- Being Accountable
- Improving Everyday
- Community Enrichment
- Team Players
We offer a comprehensive compensation package that may include:
- competitive salary,
- MSP and extended benefits coverage,
- profit sharing,
- retirement saving plans,
- employee purchase plans,
- and education opportunities.
KingFisher has received the Boating Business Employer of Choice Award and is a finalist for the 2017 Best Managed Companies in Canada!
The successful candidate will fit, fabricate and weld aluminum boat hulls on a production line within a fast-paced, team oriented manufacturing environment. This role involves shift work with expected availability for day and afternoons shifts.
- Production line welding/hull construction and fabrication; includes fitting of pre-formed parts.
- Preparation of components for welding, maintenance, preparation and cleaning of work area and jigging.
- Welding hulls to company quality standards.
- Shop floor or yard clean up and organization tasks.
- Work from shop copies, work orders, drawings, and other written instructions within tolerances.
- Proven track record of sustainable long-term employment.
- Minimum 6 months education and/or manufacturing/production welding experience.
- Previous experience in welding and fabricating of aluminum product.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints and work orders.
- Must be able to use drills, shears, grinders and saws.
- Proficient in MIG (Push-Pull) welding.
- Work well in a team environment.
- Experience in TIG welding is considered an asset.
- Previous experience in the boating industry considered an asset.
- Ability to work independently in a busy environment.
- Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
- Afternoon, day and weekend shift availability is required.
- Physical ability to lift up to 80 lbs.
- Safety equipment will be required to be worn, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, ear protection, respirator, face shield, welding helmet, gloves etc.
- Overtime as required.
- Hazards associated with the trade.
KingFisher Boats offers an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.
Job Type: Full-time
Starting wage of 18-25/hour based on experience.
We will review all application, however, only those selected for an interview will be called.