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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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  • Order Pickers using RF Scanner Richmond

    2018-12-17 Richmond, British Columbia Temporary

    Do you have previous experience order picking? Do you want to make extra cash by hitting your targets? Are you looking grow your career in warehousing? We are currently looking to add two order pickers to our busy afternoon shift in Richmond, BC. We are looking for individuals who have previous RF ...

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  • Shipper/Receiver Forklift Operator ($19/hr) Coquitlam

    2018-12-17 Coquitlam, British Columbia Temporary

    Attention All Shipper/Receivers!!! Great new opportunity in Port Coquitlam. We are currently looking for a full-time Shipper/Receiver for a busy distribution centre. You are required to work in a small team (3), picking orders using the RF Scanner & operating various forklifts. Shift time: 8AM ...

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  • Order Picker/Packer ($15/hr) Richmond

    2018-12-17 Richmond, British Columbia Temporary

    We are currently looking to hiring hardworking and dependable general labourers to work in a busy logistics team in Richmond B.C. This position is temp to perm for the right candidate. Mondays - Fridays - 8:00AM - 4:30PM Wage: $15/hr Key Responsibilities: - Picking daily orders for shipment - ...

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  • Shipper/Receiver - Forklift Operator ($20/hr) Coquitlam

    2018-12-17 Coquitlam, British Columbia Permanent

    Are you looking for a Full-time Permanent Positions with benefits? Are you an experienced Forklift Operator (Sit Down Counter Balance) with Valid Ticket? If so, we want to meet you ASAP! We are currently looking for an experienced Forklift Operator (Sit Down Counter Balance) to work in a busy ...

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  • Order Selectors ($15/hr) Burnaby

    2018-12-17 Burnaby, British Columbia Temporary $ 15.00 per hour

    Are you comfortable lifting up to 50lbs? Are you comfortable operating a ride on Pallet jack? If Yes, we have an excellent temp-to-perm for you!!! We are currently looking for few Order Selectors for a busy distribution center located in Burnaby, BC. This is a great position for an entry level ...

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  • Shipper's Helper Langley

    2018-12-17 Langley, British Columbia Temporary

    Philips Lighting, industry leader in providing our customers with quality, energy-efficient lighting products is looking to hire a Shipper's helper to work in their Langley location. This position is ideal for someone who wants to grow their career in warehouse/distribution. The role is ...

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  • Warehouse Associate ($20/hr) Richmond

    2018-12-17 Richmond, British Columbia Permanent $ 20.00 per hour

    Excellent Full-time Opportunity in East Richmond. We are currently looking for a Warehouse Associate personnel to work in our busy distribution located in East Richmond, BC. The ideal candidate should have previous experience working in Logistics environment, able to manage small accounts & ...

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  • General labor Annacis Island

    2018-12-17 Annacis Island, British Columbia Temporary

    AMAZING Opportunity in Richmond. Are you looking for career growth in a warehouse? Wanting to work with Amazing people every day? Looking to grow new skills in a warehouse? We have an excellent opportunity for you, currently looking for few General Labors to work in Richmond. These are all ...

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  • Order Pickers Richmond

    2018-12-17 Richmond, British Columbia Temporary

    AMAZING Opportunity in Richmond. Are you looking for career growth in a warehouse? Wanting to work with Amazing people every day? Looking to grow new skills in a warehouse? We are currently looking for Order Pickers to work in Richmond. These are all Temp-To-Perm positions for the right fit. We are ...

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  • Senior Mechanical Designer London

    2018-12-17 London, Ontario Permanent

    Senior Mechanical Designer On behalf of a growing client in the London market, Randstad is recruiting for Mechanical Designers with 5+ Years of Experience designing equipment automation for Food and Automotive customers. Our client provides custom automation solutions to move product around in ...

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  • Project Manager London

    2018-12-17 London, Ontario Permanent

    Project Manager Our client is London is looking for a Project Manager to join their team to take the lead on Manufacturing Projects. The ideal candidate would possess previous experience in a similar position within manufacturing environments and have the ability to manage upwards of 5 to 8 ...

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  • Die Designer London

    2018-12-17 London, Ontario Permanent

    Tooling and Die Designer On behalf of our client in the Manufacturing sector, Randstad Engineering is recruiting for an experienced Tooling and Die Designer with 4+ Years of experience. Successful candidates would have the opportunity to join a fast growing company with a positive and progressive ...

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  • Coordonnateur en relations de travail Granby

    2018-12-17 Granby, Québec Temporary

    Poste: Conseiller en relations de travail et rémunération Emplacement: Bromont Durée: Temporaire (6 mois) Vous êtes une personne allumée, organisée et vous êtes reconnu pour la bonne gestion de vos priorités? Voici une offre à ne pas manquer pour rejoindre un employeur de choix en Estrie! Vos ...

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  • cariste Terrebonne

    2018-12-17 Terrebonne, Québec Permanent $ 15.00 - $ 16.00 per hour

    Vous recherchez un poste permanent de cariste sur le quart de jour à Terrebonne? Vous possédez une expérience sur le chariot élévateur Reach debout et désirez évoluer entant que cariste dans une entreprise bien établie dans le secteur des systèmes automatisés? Vous pourriez bénéficier de supers ...

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  • Insurance Sales Team Lead Toronto

    2018-12-17 Toronto, Ontario Permanent

    HOT OFF THE PRESS! We've got the coolest job for you! Our client, a well known brokerage in Toronto, is further growing a new line of business and is looking to add a dynamic, sales-minded and inspiring Team Lead to motivate and direct a brand new and eager team. In the role you will be supporting ...

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  • Warehouse - General Labour Winnipeg

    2018-12-17 Winnipeg, Manitoba Temporary

    Are you a hard working individual capable of general warehouse labour? Do you have a track record of attendance and reliability? Apply today for immediate General Labour Warehouse positions in the Mission Industrial Park in East Winnipeg! Candidates must be available Monday to Friday during daytime ...

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  • opérateur CNC Terrebonne

    2018-12-17 Terrebonne, Québec Permanent $ 15.00 - $ 17.00 per hour

    Vous avez une bonne connaissance dans le métal et recherchez un emploi en tant qu’opérateur? Vous êtes confortable dans l’opération de ma machinerie CNC et aspirez à un poste Permanent? Vous êtes sérieux dans vos démarches et aspirez à grandir en entreprise? Nous recherchons actuellement un ...

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  • electromecanicien Ste-Julie

    2018-12-17 Ste-Julie, Québec Permanent $ 21.00 - $ 26.00 per hour

    Electromecanicien Type : Permanent Salaire : 21-25$ Lieu : Ste-Julie Horaire : JOUR Domaine : service de maintenance industrielle Vous recherchez un endroit donnant la possibilité de toucher à tout avec aucune routine? L'idée de pouvoir faire du temps supplémentaire aux besoins des clients est un ...

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  • Insurance Operations Administrator - Calgary

    2018-12-17 Calgary, Alberta Temporary $ 23.93 per hour

    Calling all Insurance Operations Administrators! Our client in the Insurance Industry is looking for an Insurance Administrator on a 6-month assignment in their downtown Calgary location. The successful candidates will work full time hours, begin ASAP, and be paid a rate of $23.93 per hour! The ...

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  • Logistics Coordinator - Dollard Des Ormeaux

    2018-12-17 Dollard des Ormeaux, Québec Permanent $ 40,000 - $ 50,000 per year

    Are you looking for a new career opportunity in Logistics? I have an AMAZING company in DDO who is hiring: They are currently looking for someone with experience in Logistics: Daily Responsibilities Last mile logistics for import shipments (ocean reefer containers) Follow up on customs and FDA ...

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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.