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Welding is a specialized skill that plays an important role in the production and manufacturing industries. Welders combine metal parts, and assist with repairs and metal work to support company objectives.

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  • Concierge – Permanent Full Time - San Francisco

    2019-06-25 SAN FRANCISCO, California Permanent

    Description   Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse ...

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  • Accounting Assistant Surrey

    2019-06-24 Surrey, British Columbia Permanent $ 38,000 - $ 40,000 per year

    Our client in Surrey BC is looking for a talented Client chargebacks associate to assist there accounting department. Great role for someone who is pursuing there CPA. The overall focus is to assist with the processing and management of all Manufacturer Chargebacks (MCB’s) and Bill Backs. Creating, ...

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  • Office Assistant Sarnia

    2019-06-24 Sarnia, Ontario Temporary

    Are you looking for a new opportunity in the Sarnia area? Are you an Office Assistant with excellent Excel skills? Are you a good problem solver with a desire to grow? Do you have good people skills? If this sounds like you, keep reading! We have an Office Assistant opportunity in Sarnia waiting ...

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  • Bilingual Receptionist Waterloo

    2019-06-24 Waterloo, Ontario Permanent

    Do you enjoy helping people? Are you interested in working with a top-rated Waterloo Region employer? Do you consider yourself a caring people person? Are you English/French Bilingual? If this sounds like you, then keep reading, we have a Bilingual Receptionist opportunity waiting for you! We are ...

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  • Bilingual Payroll Clerk Guelph

    2019-06-24 Guelph, Ontario Permanent

    Do you have an interest in Payroll? Do you have accounting experience? Are you looking for a new opportunity in the Guelph Area? We are currently recruiting for a Bilingual Payroll Clerk to join our clients team in the Guelph area. In this position, you would be responsible for the weekly payroll ...

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  • Bilingual Collections Representative Waterloo

    2019-06-24 Waterloo, Ontario Permanent

    Are you English/French Bilingual? Do you enjoy being in a customer supporting role? Do you consider yourself a people person and enjoy helping people? Are you looking for a new opportunity with a top-rated employer? If this sounds like you, keep reading! We have an excellent Bilingual Collections ...

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  • Bilingual Client Service Representative Waterloo

    2019-06-24 Waterloo, Ontario Permanent

    Are you Bilingual in French and English? Do you enjoy working in a team environment and have excellent Customer Service Skills? Are you interested in working for a modern, tech-related company? If so, we have a great position for you! In the Bilingual Client Service Representative role you will be ...

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  • Accounting Clerk London

    2019-06-24 London, Ontario Temporary

    Do you have previous accounting experience? Are you looking for an exciting new career with a growing London company? Are you open to a contract position? We are currently recruiting for an Accounting Clerk on a contract basis with a growing and family oriented London company. The Accounting Clerk ...

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  • Bilingual Customer Service Representative Oakville

    2019-06-24 Oakville, Ontario Permanent

    We are looking for a Bilingual Customer Service Representative to work for our amazing client in Oakville! Are you looking to work in a stable, established, international company with an amazing company culture? Do you want to work for a company that offers room for advancement and career growth ...

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  • open house on June 25 - seasonal warehouse supervisor Mississauga

    2019-06-24 Mississauga, Ontario Temporary

    **OPEN HOUSE FOR SEASONAL WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR** Visit our onsite open house in Mississauga and explore opportunities to be considered for an IMMEDIATE start Seasonal Warehouse Supervisor position with one of our largest distribution centre clients, located in Mississauga and Brampton! Date: ...

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  • open house on June 27 - seasonal warehouse supervisor Mississauga

    2019-06-24 Mississauga, Ontario Temporary

    **OPEN HOUSE FOR SEASONAL WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR** Visit our onsite open house in Brampton and explore opportunities to be considered for an IMMEDIATE start Seasonal Warehouse Supervisor position with one of our largest distribution centre clients, located in Mississauga and Brampton! Date: Thursday ...

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  • Parts Coordinator / Maintenance job Brampton

    2019-06-24 Brampton, Ontario Temporary

    Do you have experience as a parts advisory? Are you passionate about working with a team of people and coordinating a department of 10 to 15 associates? Please send you resume to sophia.song@randstad.ca Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, subject to overtime Pay rate: $19.50/hr - $21/hr, one year ...

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  • Assembler Orillia

    2019-06-24 Orillia, Ontario Temporary

    Now hiring for Orillia - light assembly Monday - Friday straight days 3 open positions to start asap must be comfortable working at a desk and sitting . Safety glasses are provided; safety shoes are required. Position available in electronics assembly. opportunity to work in a clean, comfortable ...

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  • Digital Marketing Coordinator Edmonton

    2019-06-24 Edmonton, Alberta Permanent

    Bring your Marketing expertise along and join this industry leader made up of talented people who take pride in the quality of their work and share our passion for satisfying their customers. If you like to operate in this way, then please read on... About us: Over 20 years of experience in ...

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  • Sales Administrator Edmonton

    2019-06-24 Edmonton, Alberta Permanent

    Seeking a Sales Coordinator extraordinaire! Are you someone that thrives in a dynamic environment buzzing with energy, excitement and passion? Then this fast-paced support role is for you! About the company: Over 20 years of experience in providing unmatched customer service to the Oil, Gas, ...

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  • Front End Web Developers, Mississauga

    2019-06-24 Mississauga, Ontario Permanent

    Our client located in Mississauga is looking for a Front-end Web Developer. Please see below to find out if this is a good fit for you. Job Description We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of promotional product layout design with the art of programming. ...

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  • Full Time Nights - Order Selector/Walkie Operator - Etobicoke

    2019-06-24 Etobicoke, Ontario Permanent

    ARE YOU LOOKING FOR FULL TIME WORK TILL SEPTEMBER ?! ARE YOU GOING BACK TO SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER AND LOOKING FOR PART TIME ?! In partnership with Metro Distribution, we are now hiring FULL TIME Night Order Picker/Walkie Operators starting immediately! Shifts: Nights - 10pm-6am Warehouses Available: ...

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  • Nights Full Time Availability - Order Selector/Walkie Operator - Etobicoke

    2019-06-24 Etobicoke, Ontario Permanent

    ARE YOU LOOKING FOR FULL TIME WORK TILL SEPTEMBER ?! ARE YOU GOING BACK TO SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER AND LOOKING FOR PART TIME ?! In partnership with Metro Distribution, we are now hiring FULL TIME Night Order Picker/Walkie Operators starting immediately! Shifts: Nights - 10pm-6am Warehouses Available: ...

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  • Nights Full Time Availability - Order Selector/Walkie Operator - Etobicoke

    2019-06-24 Etobicoke, Ontario Permanent

    ARE YOU LOOKING FOR FULL TIME WORK TILL SEPTEMBER ?! ARE YOU GOING BACK TO SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER AND LOOKING FOR PART TIME ?! In partnership with Metro Distribution, we are now hiring FULL TIME Night Order Picker/Walkie Operators starting immediately! Shifts: Nights - 10pm-6am Warehouses Available: ...

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  • Inside Sales Representative London

    2019-06-24 London, Ontario Temporary

    Do you love helping people? Are you looking for an exciting new career with a growing London company? Are you open to a contract position to start? We are currently recruiting for an Inside Sales Representative on a contract basis with a growing and family oriented London company. The Inside Sales ...

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everything to know about MIG welders

MIG welders specialize in gas metal arc welding, join metal parts together using a variety of welding tools, torches, and grinders. Skilled MIG welders have the ability to read complex schematics, blueprints and plans and are skilled at troubleshooting issues.

If you are good with your hands, are interested in working in a manufacturing environment and have experience with welding, this may be a viable career option for you. Contact Randstad Canada to learn more about MIG welding career opportunities in your area.

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what MIG welder jobs entail

MIG welders work in a factory or warehouse setting. Expect to spend the bulk of your time at a workstation or working in different areas within an industrial setting. Safety is of the utmost importance. You will need to be physically fit and have good stamina. Most welders work shift work – which can be days, evenings, nights or weekends. Overtime hours are possible. In most cases, you will report to a shift supervisor or foreman.

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average MIG welder salaries in canada

The average salary for a MIG welder in Canada is $20 per hour, or just under $42,000 per year. On the low end of the salary scale, you will make $16 per hour. At the top end of the salary scale, you can make more than $27 per hour, or approximately $56,000 per year. Performance bonuses and overtime hours can help increase your overall earning potential. Working in Alberta and the western provinces is associated with higher salaries due to the oil and gas industry.

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your day to day tasks

As a MIG welder, your day-to-day tasks involve a combination of planning, executing tasks, checking your work and maintaining safety. Here are some of your responsibilities as a MIG welder:

  • measure and mark materials
  • cut metal using welding and machining tools
  • read production drawings and blueprints
  • maintain a safe working environment 
  • clean and conduct maintenance on welding equipment
  • assess weld quality and ensure it meets specifications
  • collaborate with other professionals
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where you can work

MIG welders typically work in an industrial setting. You work in manufacturing or production settings, assisting from everything from product production, machine repairs, and more. MIG welders most commonly find work in areas with a large industrial sector, such as in Alberta or southwestern Ontario.

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what you bring to the table

MIG welders are required to have a specialized skill set, in addition to having the physical abilities to do this demanding job. The skills and abilities hiring companies are looking for in candidates include the following:

  • physical dexterity
  • experience with welding and welding tools
  • stamina and the ability to work in a physically demanding workplace
  • exceptional attention to detail
  • ability to read blueprints
  • good communication skills
  • ability to work in a team environment
  • desire to improve skills and knowledge

Additional skills may be required based on the specifics of the position you are hired to do.

training and certifications

To become a MIG welder, you will need a combination of education, training, and experience. At a minimum, you are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent. Most companies today require that you have a college diploma or training at a vocational school in welding. You are also required to complete an apprenticeship and have MIG welding certification. Training and experience requirements can vary from company to company.

where your career is headed

After a number of years as a MIG welder, many move on to take other more traditional welding jobs. Some specialize as pipe welders or arc welders. Others specialize working with a particular product or industry.

Are you looking for MIG welder jobs? Working with Randstad Canada can help you gain access to MIG welding jobs across the country and within your area. Contact us today to boost your job search.