B-Pressure Hand Welder Journeyperson - Suncor Fort Hills Maintenance


Fort McMurray, CA


Position: Welder B Pressure Journeyperson 

Project Type: Maintenance

Project Location:  

Shift: Day 

Schedule: 7/7

Accommodations: Camp

Travel Details: Fly to and from site

GC: Graham

Allied Partner: Heartland Constructors Inc.

Reference Number: 25295 



Jardeg is recruiting B-Pressure Welder Journeyperson (Hand Welder) to join the SUNCOR Forthills project team on site near Fort McMurray, Alberta. This is a temporary position ending approximately June 2024, 7 days on, 7 days off shift schedule. Camp accommodations and charter flights (from Calgary or Edmonton) provided by the company. 


**Required safety tickets and certain weld test costs will be covered.**


Welders join or sever metals in beams, girders, vessels, piping and other metal components, make metal parts used in construction and manufacturing plants, and weld parts, tools, machines and equipment.  Welders develop patterns for projects or follow directions given in layouts, blueprints and work orders, clean, check for defects and shape component parts, sometimes using a cutting torch and weld parts together.




  • Be skillful in the fusing of metals using prescribed welding applications
  • Have a working knowledge of the welding equipment involved with the various welding procedures 
  • Comprehend drawings and develop layout patterns for projects and calculate quantities of materials 
  • Have a thorough knowledge of metals, arc electrodes, welding gases and gas welding filler rods 
  • Recognize defective welds; know the cause and proper procedure for the repair of the defective area 
  • Have a working knowledge of mathematics calculations pertaining to the welding trade 
  • Have a working knowledge of the required codes 
  • Be familiar with the work of other trades people in affiliated trades 
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with quality and production standards required by industry
  • Have a valid CWB in the process's being used
  • Have a valid B-pressure ticket in the processes being used if required


Minimum Requirements:

  • Journeyperson Certification and/or Interprovincial Red Seal
  • Alberta B-Pressure ticket or equivalent if from another province
  • Common Safety Orientation (CSO) or BSO 
  • Aerial Work Platform
  • Energy Safety Canada Certified Fall Arrest or Fall Protection
  • Energy Safety Canada Certified Confined Space
  • Overhead Crane & Rigging
  • Driver’s License and a clean 3 year Driver’s Abstract
  • Welding tickets and/or welder performance qualification testing required - as per Site's Performance Qualification testing of welder’s guideline:
    • F3/F4 Carbon Steel, SMAW/SMAW
    • F6/F6 Carbon Steel, GTAW
    • Arctec 661T, SMAW 
    • Arctec W1063, FCAW
    • CWB SMAW
    • CWB-1: Mode: Manual, Class: F/H/Vu/O, Material: CS, Process: SMAW, Classification: S Electrode: F4 
    • CWB-2: Mode: Semi-Automatic, Class: F/H/Vu/O, Material: CS, Process: FCAW, Classification: S 





With a significant presence in the construction, industrial maintenance, and turnaround sectors, Jardeg is the largest recruiter of skilled trades in Canada. In 2022 alone, we’ll be supporting over 10 million manhours of work and a peak headcount over 10,000.


If you’re a tradesperson working in Canada, our position across commercial, infrastructure, and industrial construction, plus maintenance and turnarounds means we have more than just a job for you. We have a lifetime of work.