Maintenance Welder

Date: Feb 13, 2024

Location: Whitby, Ontario, CA, L1N 5T1

Company: Gerdau

What Gerdau Offers You

  • Rate:  $38.34/hour 
  • Open Overtime: max allowable as per employee standards act (ESA)
  • Shift: Continental 12 hr rotating shifts, days and nights
  • Shift Premiums: An average of $500/year in shift premiums
  • Cost of Living: Annual cost of living increases based on Consumer Price Index (CPI).
  • Vacation Bonus: 50% bonus when vacation is taken outside of prime vacation periods
  • Paid Statutory Holidays
  • Annual Tool Allowance: $150/year
  • Safety Boot Allowance: 100% company provided. 
  • Uniforms: 100% company provided.
  • Pension: up to 5% contribution from Company with no mandatory employee contributions.
  • Medical Benefits: 100% company sponsored.
  • Full Dental and Orthodontia Benefits: 100% company sponsored.
  • Employee Assistance Program: 100% company sponsored.


What You Will Do

  • Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications
  • Layout, cut, and form metal to specification
  • Repair worn parts of metal products by welding on extra layers
  • Fit sub-assemblies and assemblies together 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 (torching)



  • 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



 Additional Information

  • Background, education, and criminal record checks will be performed.
  • All successful candidates must pass a post-offer medical and ergonomic assessment.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts


Why Work for Us

Generations have worked at Gerdau Whitby and now it's your turn!  Gerdau is growing and the Whitby Plant is expanding with the latest tools and technology.  Are you looking for a sustainable career at plant with over 50 years of history in the Durham Region?  Are you a persistent person who enjoys identifying equipment issues and finding ways to resolve them? Do you like working in a team oriented and collaborative environment?


About Gerdau
At Gerdau, it's all about the people. Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity. We value teamwork, safety, and sustainability. We are committed to continuous improvement and believe we can create a better future for our employees and our Global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. We offer Global opportunities, competitive benefits, flexible work schedules, opportunities for career development and more. Join us in our cultural & digital transformation, and help us build the future at the Gerdau We Are Creating.

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. 


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