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Welder/Fitter 1

Date Posted: Jul 6, 2019

Location: WHITBY, ON, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau

About Us

Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.  Gerdau is the largest recycler in the World. Each year, we transform millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to build the future.


Why you'll love it here

At Gerdau it’s all about the people. Gerdau's growth is based on our purpose and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, our communities, and the World.  Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity.


Reporting to the Maintenance Facilitators:



  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications
  • Lay out, cut and form metal to specification
  • Repair worn parts of metal products by welding on extra layers
  • Fit sub-assemblies and assemblies together and prepare assemblies for welding
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments using processes such as gas metal arc (GMAW), flux-cored arc (FCAW), shielded metal arc (SMAW)
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame cutting equipment
  • Qualifications:
  • High school Diploma or GED. 
  • The successful applicant will be able to provide proof of not less than five years of employment experience as a welder/fitter, be able to demonstrate the ability to utilize the equipment required to successfully complete the applicable Canadian Welding Bureau test, FCAW all position and SMAW all position.  Any additional qualification or processes would be an asset.

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