Welder Fitter

Ontario, Canada
Mar 29, 2021
Apr 28, 2021
Full Time
Other Information

Who We Are

Vale is one of the world’s largest mining companies, with a presence in more than 30 countries across five continents worldwide. Our mission is to transform natural resources into prosperity and sustainable development.

Vale is also the world’s second largest producer of nickel, with its Base Metals business headquartered in Toronto. Operating in Canada for more than 100 years, our Canadian operations also produce copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, gold and silver . We aim to produce profitably but only as a safe, high-quality and sustainable mining company where our most important value is "life matters most".

Vale’s operations in Sudbury are home to one of the largest integrated mining complexes in the world, including six mines, a mill, a smelter and a refinery. It is also one of the safest, with the mines being awarded the national John T. Ryan award in several recent consecutive years. Sudbury is also the heart of Vale’s environmental initiatives. In partnership with the community, Sudbury has made great strides in its environmental recovery program and through improved mining practices and support in the re-greening of the region. For these and other efforts globally, in 2013 Vale was named one of the 50 most sustainable corporations in the world, according to the 9th edition of the Global 100 list of the world's most sustainable corporations.

Our Sudbury Operations is currently seeking a :

Welder Fitter

The Opportunity:

The successful candidate will be a member of Vale's Sudbury Operations Maintenance Department in one of Vale's mines or surface plants.


-Read and interpret structural steel drawings

-Layout and develop structural steel fabrications

-Read and interpret pipe and pressure vessel drawings

-Layout and develop pipe and pressure vessel fabrications

-Experience with metal working equipment (shear, brake press, rolls, radial drill and power saws)

-Experience with oxy-fuel and plasma arc cutting


-The ideal candidate will have Metal Fabricator (trade code 437A) or Welder (trade code 456A) Certificate of Qualification, or equivalent

-CWB "all position" SMAW certification (carbon steel)

-CWB 3 position (min.) FCAW certification (carbon steel)

-Other CWB or TSSA welding certifications with carbon or stainless alloys considered an asset


- The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 4 years progressive experience (apprenticeship included).

Knowledge and Skills:

-Knowledge of specific welding hazards to protect self and others

-Experience with rigging and material handling

-Ability to interpret CWB and TSSA welding procedures

-Knowledge of welding codes and standards

-Be able to work at heights, confined spaces and underground when required


Please be advised that only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

Vale is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.