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Welder/Fitter 1

Date Posted: May 9, 2019

Location: WHITBY, ON, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau

Come join our Gerdau family in the charming city of Whitby, where we have been a pillar in the community for over 55 years.  Gerdau is a leader in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. Gerdau offers opportunities to grow, discover new paths and take on challenges.  We also offer competitive benefits, opportunities for career development and more. 


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



  • High school Diploma or GED. 
  • The successful applicant will be able to provide proof of no 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.

Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year. 


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 Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world-class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana.


With engineered steel bar producing capabilities in North America, Europe, Brazil, and soon to be India, the Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.

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