Apprentices (Levels 1-3) Pipefitter/Plumber - Winnipeg, MB

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North America Construction (1993) Ltd., - NAC Constructors Ltd. (NAC) is Canada’s leading multi-trade builder and provides true Master Builder services to the civil, municipal and energy biofuel marketplaces. The depth of our resources is evident in the variety of projects we construct. From water filtration to wastewater treatment; dams to ethanol; we build it all…and more! The contagious energy and excitement within NAC creates a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities for individuals to achieve their goals.

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Apprentices (Levels 1-3) Pipefitter/Plumber - Winnipeg, MB

NAC is hiring registered 1st to 3rd year Pipefitter/Plumber Apprentices to join our team on our South End Water Pollution Control Centre project located in Winnipeg, MB. Candidates must be local to the project. Start Date: Approximately December '2020)
Location: 
100 Ed Spencer Dr., Winnipeg, MB

Summary

Under the direction of the Mechanical Superintendent you will be responsible to assist with the laying out, assembling, fabricating, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing of piping systems. This position requires knowledge of the heavy construction industry.  Specifically the practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control and safety associated with this industry. 

Job Description

  • Demonstrate knowledge of functional operation of various piping system components by measuring, cutting, threading, grooving and bending of pipes, valves and fitting using tools such as saws, cutting torches, and pipe threaders and benders.
  • Assist with installation and rigging of spools and materials
  • Read and interpret client and company supplied construction fabrication drawings and specifications.
  • Inspect, examine, and test installed systems and pipe lines, using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods.
  • Measure and mark pipes for cutting and threading.
  • Select pipe sizes and types and related materials, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications.
  • Maintain all tools, work area and equipment in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Identify and report hazards or unsafe work practices
  • Perform duties while complying to company and client safety requirements at all times

Requirements

  • Level 1 to 3 Pipefitter/Plumber Apprentices or Labourers with mechanical experience, interested in beginning an apprenticeship with NAC
  • Experience with equipment installation
  • Previous experience working in the construction industry
  • Hoisting & Rigging skills is an asset
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current
  • Current WHMIS, Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers Certificate and Working at Heights training is required.
  • Ability to travel with NAC to various projects in Canada, may provide long term employment opportunities

NAC Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events