Operator-Welder (Goderich, ON)

Calhoun Super Structures is accepting applications for a Operator-Welder in Goderich, ON. 

About Calhoun

Calhoun Super Structure Ltd, is one of the first fabric building manufacturers in the industry and have been in business for over 30 years. We design, engineer, manufacture, and install fabric structures for any industry or application, anywhere in the world. To learn more, visit here. Our production facility is located right off of Hwy 21 south of Goderich.

Job Summary

The All-Around Operator / welder, under the direction of the Supervisor, will primarily be responsible for MIG (GMAW) welding final assemblies using production fixtures/jigs in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.

Job Duties

• Capable of setting up workstation complete with associated tools.
• Read and interpret shop drawings and blueprints with accuracy.
• Selecting, measuring, joining appropriate metals to specification
• Weld parts to specified dimensions and Calhoun quality standards.
• Ensure that all welds are complete and of good quality.
• Diagnose issues and troubleshooting as required
• Ensure proper care of welding equipment and supplies
• Keep equipment and work area clean and orderly.
• Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in an effective and courteous manner with coworkers and supervisors.
• Guide and direct activities of inexperienced, student or trainee welders.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
• Monitor inventory levels of materials and notify supervisor of any stock shortage

Job Requirements

• Energetic individuals, able to work in fast paced environment with high productivity.
• Minimum 1 year experience with GMAW (MIG) welding in a production environment.
• Transferable CWB certification is an asset.
• Experience using overhead cranes an asset.
• Able to read tape measure is a must (using imperial)
• Willingness to work extended hours of work as necessary to ensure deadlines and priorities are met, including overtime and weekends.


• Attention to Detail – Attends to details and pursues quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered.
• Commitment to Health and Safety – Works in compliance with all applicable health and safety legislation and established policies and procedures.
• Ownership – Takes pride in the work that is accomplished and understands the function of tasks within the larger picture of the organization. Ensures deadlines are met and work is completed properly.
• Professionalism – Demonstrates professional standards of conduct when governing interactions between individuals in a business environment.
• Teamwork – Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common goal. Participates actively in group activities fostering a team environment. Acts as a mentor for inexperienced, student or trainee welders.
• Quality Assurance – Assists with QI measures by testing strength of joints during and after project completion, conducting tests to ensure conformance to specifications and conducting peer audits.

Work Conditions

• Standing for up to 10 hours per day
• Frequent movement (lifting (up to 60lbs), carrying, bending, turning and pulling)
• Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as per company standards (safety glasses, gloves and steel-toed CSA certified boots)

Hours of Work

• Monday thru Thursday 6:00am – 4:30pm. Fridays off.
• Willingness to work extended hours of work as necessary to ensure deadlines and priorities are met, including overtime and weekends.

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