Pipefitter Apprentices - Winnipeg, MB

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Pipefitter Apprentices - Winnipeg, MB

NAC is seeking Pipefitter Apprentices (level 2 or 3), local to our Water Pollution Control Centre project team in Winnipeg, MB.
100 Ed Spencer Dr., Winnipeg, MB


Under the direction of the Mechanical Superintendent you will be responsible in assisting with the layout, assembling, fabricating, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing of piping and plumbing 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.


  • Must be a registered Pipefitter or Plumber apprentice (Level 2 or 3 preferred).
  • A minimum of a year of experience working in the construction industry
  • Experience fitting pipe and/or pressure vessels
  • Experience with stainless pipework in large diameters
  • Experience with equipment installation
  • Experience with various sizes of pipe
  • Experience with cable tray
  • Experience with threading and roll grooving
  • Welding experience is considered an asset
  • Hoisting & Rigging skills are an asset
  • Able to read and follow blueprints and P&ID drawings
  • Must be able to receive clear direction and work independently as part of a team
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current
  • Good attitude and excellent attendance are required
  • Valid Certificates & Tickets Required: WHMIS, Fall Arrest, Aerial Work Platform, Confined Space.

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


NAC is committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals to achieve their goals. If you feel that you need accommodations during the recruitment and selection process because of illness/disability, please contact Human Resources for further information.