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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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  • Bilingual Call Center Representative Brampton

    2019-04-22 Brampton, Ontario Temporary

    Do you enjoy being busy? Do you have experience working in a high volume call center? Are you BILINGUAL and looking for a new challenge in an exciting and fast pace industry? If you answered YES to all of the above you will want to keep reading! A leader in Logistics and Shipping is looking to hire ...

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  • Rating Supervisor Brampton

    2019-04-22 Brampton, Ontario Permanent $ 60,000 per year

    Are you a Rating Supervisor looking for a new opportunity with a leading provider of Transportation and Logistics services? We are looking for an experienced Rating Supervisor to join a growing team! Our client is a leader in the industry and provides LTD, and TL services across Canada. As a Rating ...

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  • Product Support Specialist Toronto

    2019-04-22 Toronto, Ontario Permanent

    The Client in the FinTech Space is looking to bring on board a Junior Product Support Specialist into their office in the Financial District in Downtown Toronto. Requirements: -1-3 Years of experience in an Enterprise Software Support Environment -Familiarity with ERP/Billing/EIPP/AP/AR systems ...

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  • Opérateur de production - Journée d'intégration Montreal

    2019-04-22 Montreal, Québec Temporary $ 21.08 - $ 22.33 per hour

    Avez-vous de l'expérience en usine ou en production? Vous êtes quelqu'un de débrouillard, manuel et vous aimez le travail bien fait? Un salaire de 21$ de l'heure, ça vous intéresse? Nous avons le poste qu'il vous faut! Une compagnie située dans l'Est de Montréal, spécialisée dans la fabrication de ...

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  • Adjointe administrative Levis

    2019-04-22 Levis, Québec Permanent $ 20.00 - $ 25.00 per hour

    Adjointe administrative, Lévis Vous recherchez de la stabilité, des responsabilités, et une équipe sérieuse et motivée en tant qu'adjointe administrative à Lévis ? Vous aimeriez avoir de bonnes conditions de travail et vous avez de l'expérience en tant qu'adjointe administrative dans le domaine de ...

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  • Senior Project Manager - Enterprise Applications Mississauga

    2019-04-22 Mississauga, Ontario Permanent

    Are you passionate about driving technology projects from start to finish to success? Do you thrive in a fast paced complex enterprise environment? Are you looking for the next opportunity to take your career up a level? Then we have the opportunity you are looking for! We are pleased to offer you ...

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  • Client Financial Analyst Montreal

    2019-04-22 Montreal, Québec Temporary

    Want to use your French and English communication skills in a professional setting? Do you have experience working within a financial institution and enjoy working in a customer focused setting? Are you looking to get your career started within a reputable company? If so, we have an opportunity ...

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  • Contremaitre St.-Jean-sur-Richelieu

    2019-04-22 St.-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec Permanent $ 55,000 - $ 70,000 per year

    Contremaitre de production Horaire: Nuit Lieu: Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu Salaire : 55k à 65k Nous sommes à la recherche d'un contremaitre de production de nuit pour une entreprise de choix. Nous avons besoin d'un candidat motivé à réussir les objectifs et impliqué à rassembler l'équipe de travail. ...

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  • Préparateur de bouquets Quebec

    2019-04-22 Quebec, Québec Temporary $ 14.00 per hour

    Vous êtes à la recherche d'un emploi accessible rapidement, simple et efficace? Vous aimeriez pouvoir travailler de soir, mais ne pas finir trop tard? Nous avons plusieurs postes de préparateurs de bouquets pour une entreprise de Québec qui sont disponibles maintenant! Pour ce mandat de quelques ...

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  • People & Culture Generalist Vancouver

    2019-04-22 Vancouver, British Columbia Permanent $ 60,000 - $ 65,000 per year

    Our downtown Vancouver client is seeking a People and Culture Generalist to join their team on a permanent basis. The ideal candidates will have 3-5 years experience in human resources and will either hold or be working towards their CPHR designation. Previous experience in the tech industry is ...

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  • Analyste Financier - Opération Montreal

    2019-04-22 Montreal, Québec Permanent $ 70,000 - $ 75,000 per year

    Notre client, une entreprise internationale en très bonne situation financière est présentement à la recherche d'un analyste financier. pour une de ses divisions L'entreprise est située dans le centre-ville de Montréal. Poste: Analyste financier Emplacement: Centre-ville de Montréal Salaire: ...

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  • Buyer Coordinator Barrie

    2019-04-22 Barrie, Ontario Permanent $ 65,000 - $ 72,000 per year

    New career Opportunity in Barrie Great new company in Barrie no more commuting Buyer Coordinator position $65-$72 K with benefits Do you have experience as a Buyer in a Manufacturing plant. Do you have background in fabrication industry You will work with the Planners/schedulers to identify and ...

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  • Service Officer - Calgary 31514

    2019-04-22 Calgary, Alberta Temporary

    Our client, a Top 5 Bank, is looking for a Service Officer for a 12 month contract in Calgary! If you have previous administrative and customer service experience, we have the role for you! Pay Rate: $17.34 Shift Hours: 9AM to 5PM 1 hour lunch (35 hour work week) As a Service Officer your main ...

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  • Forklift Operator Oakville

    2019-04-22 Oakville, Ontario Temporary $ 17.00 per hour

    A world-class steel manufacturer in Oakville is looking for a Temp to Perm Forklift Operator to work in Oakville for $18/hr! This position is an afternoon shift, but you will need to be willing to work either shift as training happens on the day shift. This is not rotating shifts! -Monday-Friday ...

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  • Mig Welder/Fabricator Oakville

    2019-04-22 Oakville, Ontario Permanent $ 23.00 per hour

    Calling all MIG and/or TIG welders! If you are looking for your next opportunity, look no further!! We have an awesome job in Oakville that we want to share with you. If you are looking for a permanent job, and believe that you or somebody you know would qualify for it, please get in touch with us ...

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  • Forklift Operator Oakville

    2019-04-22 Oakville, Ontario Temporary $ 19.50 per hour

    If you are looking for an exciting new job opportunity on the West end of Oakville or the East end of Burlington, I believe that this position is perfect for you!! An exciting warehouse in Oakville is looking to add to their family. If you have worked in the shipping and receiving capacity before, ...

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  • Tig Welder Oakville

    2019-04-22 Oakville, Ontario Permanent $ 62,400 - $ 76,960 per year

    Are you an experienced Tig Welder looking for a great new opportunity in a world renowned company in Oakville? We are looking for certified Tig Welders who have experience welding stainless steel. What would an average day in the position look like? You will be: -Tig Welding stainless steel pipe ...

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  • General Labour Oakville

    2019-04-22 Oakville, Ontario Permanent $ 19.00 per hour

    Our company in Oakville is looking for some great talent to join their team for a general labour position. Great team environment, room for growth. This is a long-term/permanent hire. You will be cleaning valves and other parts used on the tanks. Experience using a pressure washer is an asset but ...

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  • Life Science Company - Order Picker Oakville

    2019-04-22 Oakville, Ontario Temporary $ 18.00 per hour

    We're HIRING. Looking for an Order Picker with Shipping/Receiving Experience to join their growing team. "Global company, the specializes in the warehousing of pharmaceutical and life science products" What are they asking of you? - Manual order picking of pharmaceutical products, ranging from ...

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  • Material Handler Oakville

    2019-04-22 Oakville, Ontario Temporary $ 19.00 per hour

    A brilliant warehouse is searching for equally brilliant reach truck operators! If you are licensed and experienced on the reach truck, we have an amazing place that you can now call home. The location is incredible in Oakville on the border of Mississauga. It is a straight day shift with very ...

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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.