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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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  • Charge de projets clients Sherbrooke

    2019-02-19 Sherbrooke, Québec Permanent

    Vous avez de l’expérience en charge de projet? Cette expérience vous donne envie de gérer des projets de plus grand envergure et de vous démarquer dans une entreprise en constante croissance? Vous aimez le contact client ? Vous possédez un diplôme dans une des disciplines du génie? Voici un poste ...

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  • Sr. Accounting Clerk Toronto

    2019-02-19 Toronto, Ontario Temporary

    Our client, one of Canada's top banks, is hiring a Senior Accounting clerk for a one year assignment. Daily Responsibilities: • Conducting account reconciliations or/and performing the review of reconciliations Perform internal control testing Support integration and testing future state processes ...

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  • Customer Service Representative Stoney Creek

    2019-02-19 Stoney Creek, Ontario Permanent

    Attention all Retail Employees, Banking CSR's and Insurance CSR's or people who have experience giving outstanding professional customer service! Are you searching for a career change that keeps you in Customer service but gives you steady hours? Do you consider yourself a little more introverted ...

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  • Chauffeur classe 5 Laval

    2019-02-19 Laval, Québec Temporary $ 21.40 per hour

    Tu as la livraison dans le sang ? Tu connais tous les recoins de Laval et de Montreal ? Tu aimes tout autant conduire un camion que de travailler physiquement ? J'ai le poste de chauffeur-livreur idéal pour toi ! Les avantages d'occuper ce poste de chauffeur ? Les voici ! - Un salaire de 21.40/h ...

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  • Meat Processing Labourers Calgary

    2019-02-19 Calgary, Alberta Permanent $ 15.37 - $ 23.05 per hour

    New Year, New Career? Are you looking for an exciting new career opportunity with a reputable, upscale grocery chain that takes pride in providing quality food to their clients? Do you live in or around the town of Trochu and want to work close to home without the lengthy commute into the city? We ...

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  • Business Solutions Consultant Toronto

    2019-02-19 Toronto, Ontario Temporary

    Our client, located in Toronto Ontario is looking for a Business Solution Consultant to join them on a contract basis. Looking for someone with strong Project Management skills (budgets, timelines, portfolio management, etc), strong business partnering and working with internal stakeholders and ...

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  • Administrator / Customer Service - Stoney Creek - $19+ Hamilton

    2019-02-19 Hamilton, Ontario Permanent $ 19.00 - $ 20.00 per hour

    Are you looking for an amazing opportunity as a Customer Service Specialist / Office Coordinator in the Stoney Creek area? Do you want to find your long term office career, with opportunity for advancement? Are you passionate about providing Clients with an incredible customer experience? Have you ...

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  • Risk and Quality Administrator Toronto

    2019-02-19 Toronto, Ontario Temporary

    Our client in the Top 4 Accounting industry is looking for an Administrator to support the Risk Department to work a 6-month contract at their downtown Toronto office. The successful candidate will work 37.5 hours per week at a rate of $24.10/hr. Responsibilities: • Monitor the team’s central inbox ...

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  • Machine Operator Ottawa

    2019-02-19 Ottawa, Ontario Permanent $ 18.00 - $ 23.00 per hour

    Are you a Manual Machinist/Machine Operator with at least 3 years of experience in precision machining? Are you looking for the opportunity to work with a reputed company, offering a great work environment? If you recognize yourself in the description below, let us know by: E-mailing us at: ...

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  • IMAC Support Regina

    2019-02-19 Regina, Saskatchewan Temporary

    Our client is currently seeking an IMAC Support for a 7+ month contract. Key skills include: - Provide IMAC Support (Install, Move, Add, Change) for software and hardware - Excellent communication skills - Imaging of hardware - Understanding and troubleshooting of Windows 10OS, IOS, O365 is ...

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  • Business Analyst Halifax

    2019-02-19 Halifax, Nova Scotia Temporary

    We are pleased to offer you this new and exciting contract requirement with our client for the position of: BUSINESS ANALYST PROJECT: -Start: ASAP -Estimated length: 20+ Months -Location: Halifax NS REQUIREMENTS - Demonstrated experience in the successful delivery of IT related business solutions ...

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  • Recruiter Mississauga

    2019-02-19 Mississauga, Ontario Permanent

    Recruiter Located in Mississauga East Randstad is known to be the #1 Staffing Firm in the Country - and for the people behind them. Are you an accomplished recruiter with an interpersonal savvy that allows you to develop lasting relationships with your clients & work team? If this is you, we ...

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  • Journalier de production St-Hubert

    2019-02-19 St-Hubert, Québec Temporary $ 14.03 per hour

    Profitez de la relâche pour trouver un emploi dans une entreprise de choix de la région! Randstad vous accueille chez Canac pour une journée carrière le samedi 2 mars 2019 au Canac St-Hubert, 8115 Chemin de Chambly, St-Hubert, J3Y 5K2, de 9h30 à 15h30! Venez prendre un café (ou chocolat chaud!) ...

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  • Commis de bureau Montreal

    2019-02-19 Montreal, Québec Temporary $ 16.00 per hour

    Bonjour Une entreprise industrielle est actuellement à la recherche d'un commis de bureau pour un poste de 3 à 6 mois. TÂCHES Classement de documents Saisie de données dans le système de facturation Saisie de données dans Excel Avantages -Mandat temporaire de 3 à 6 mois -40 heures / semaine ...

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  • Property Administration Analyst Vancouver

    2019-02-19 Vancouver, British Columbia Temporary

    Our client, one of Canada's top financial services organizations is hiring a Property Administration Analyst for their Vancouver location. The Property Administration Analyst is responsible for the monitoring of cost control projects to ensure accuracy and completeness. The job holder actively ...

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  • Adjointe administrative à la comptabilité Laval

    2019-02-19 Laval, Québec Permanent $ 40,000 - $ 45,000 per year

    Êtes-vous une personne dynamique, proactive, autonome et désirez travailler de la maison ? Un entreprise innovante du domaine du service conseil recherche une adjointe avec connaissance en comptabilité pour compléter leur équipe ! Si vous êtes à l'aise de travailler 90% du temps de la maison, à ...

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  • Desktop Engineer Mississauga

    2019-02-19 Mississauga, Ontario Permanent

    Come and join our team, but first, let us tell you why we love working here! •We’re 100% Canadian, 11 locations across the Country •Our long-standing success in providing outsourcing services to Canada's major chartered banks has provided the foundation for expansion into servicing major companies ...

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  • Outilleur Drummondville

    2019-02-19 Drummondville, Québec Permanent $ 23.00 - $ 27.00 per hour

    Tu es un outilleur reconnu pour ta minutie et tu te démarque pour sa créativité? Tu recherches une opportunité de jour à Drummondville? Avoir du plaisir avec ton équipe de travail est un de tes critères prédominant pour le choix de ton prochain emploi? Lis ce qui suit! Comme outilleur dans cette ...

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  • Superviseur Service Clientèle Granby

    2019-02-19 Granby, Québec Permanent $ 75,000 - $ 85,000 per year

    Chef Service Clientèle recherché à Rougemont !!! Le service à la clientèle est votre domaine de prédilection? Vous aimez être en charge de vos dossiers et d’une équipe de 4 personnes? Faire partie de l’équipe de gestion, c’est ce qui vous plaît? Voici votre tout nouvel emploi! Il s’agit d’un emploi ...

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  • Manutentionnaire automobile Levis

    2019-02-19 Levis, Québec Temporary $ 17.57 per hour

    Manutentionnaire automobile - Lévis (St-Romuald) - 17,57$, - Permanent Vous aimez les voitures et la conduite automobile? Vous êtes autant à l'aise avec la conduite manuelle et automatique? Vous souhaitez un emploi au grand air, beau temps, mauvais temps? Voici votre chance! Nous avons 3 postes à ...

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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.