Welding Shop Assistant

  • 8160 Highland Rd, Vernon, BC V1B 3W6, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

KingFisher Boats, North America’s leading manufacturer of all welded heavy gauge aluminum fishing boats, require a Weld Shop Assistant for our Center of Excellence in Vernon, BC.

The successful candidates will be assisting Aluminum Welders with daily shop activities within a fast paced team oriented manufacturing environment.  

This role involves shift work with expected availability for day and afternoon shifts.

  • Shift 1:  Monday - Friday       5:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Shift 2:  Monday - Thursday 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Job Description

  • Pre-drilling of production boats.
  • Assist welders in the preparation of hulls.
  • Prepare components for welding by fitting together in a “ready to weld” condition.
  • Work from shop copies, work orders, drawings, and other written instructions within tolerances required. 
  • Support the Cutting & Forming Department as needed.
  • Shop floor or yard clean up and organization tasks.
  • Basic welding of production parts.


  • Safety oriented.
  • Ability to use saws, grinders, and other power equipment.
  • Experience working in a production facility.
  • Experience in blueprint and work order reading.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Able to lift up to 60 lbs; heavy lifting is required.
  • This position is ideal for someone that has an interest in becoming a professional aluminum welder.

Additional Information

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 including:  

  • competitive salary,
  • MSP and extended benefits coverage,
  • profit sharing,
  • retirement saving plans,
  • employee purchase plans, 
  • and education and apprenticeship opportunities.

 We will review all application, however, only those selected for an interview will be called. Please submit wage requirements along with resume.

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