Work State/Province, City, Location
Nov 21, 2020
Dec 21, 2020
Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

Komatsu Mining Corp. brings advanced equipment, systems and direct services to the global mining industry. With its focus solely on mining, Komatsu Mining designs, manufactures, distributes and services extensive product lines of highly reliable P&H surface mining equipment and JOY underground mining machinery used to cut, crush, load and convey coal and industrial minerals worldwide. Customers receive a superior experience through direct relationships with Komatsu Mining's support people, and through its services located close to the mines. Komatsu Mining's products and related services are used extensively for the mining of coal, copper, iron, gold and other mineral resources. Please visit our website www.mining.komatsu for more information.

We are currently looking to add a Welder to our Hard Rock Group at our Sudbury, Ontario location.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Use manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal pieces using processes such as TIG or GTAW, MIG or GMAW, FAW, PAW, SMAW, OAW & SAW.
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment & metal shaping machines.
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, horizontal or overhead positions.
  • Monitor the fitting, burning and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion or expansion of material.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Prepare all material surfaces to be welded.
  • Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or types and thicknesses of metals.
  • Remove rough spots from workpieces, using portable grinders, hand files, or scrapers.
  • Gouge metals, using the air-arc gouging process.
  • Position and secure workpieces, using hoists, cranes, wire, and banding machines or hand tools.
  • Clean or degrease parts.
  • Repair products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts, using cutting torches, straightening presses, and hand tools.
  • Cut, contour, and bevel metal plates and structural shapes to dimensions as specified by blueprints, layouts, work orders, and templates.
  • Hammer out bulges or bends in metal workpieces.
  • Mix and apply protective coatings to products.
  • Dismantle metal assemblies or cut scrap metal, using thermal-cutting equipment.
  • Operate brazing and soldering equipment.


  • College diploma in Welding and Fabrication technician or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in Welding and Fitting trade.
  • Canadian Welding Bureau certification is an asset.
  • Familiarity with the use of Jigs & fixtures.
  • Possess a solid understanding of welding equipment and welding accessories.
  • Ability to safely operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment within production facility.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, geometry and their applications in fabrication.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, schematics.
  • Good communication skills to work with multi-dimensional team.

Komatsu Mining Corp. is an equal opportunity employer that offers an excellent benefit package, continual focus on training and development, and a financially sound company in a growing industry.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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