Kiewit Offshore Services Steelworker/Metal Fabricator Apprentice(s) Contract in Marystown, NL

Kiewit Offshore Services

Branch Marystown NL CA

Steelworker/Metal Fabricator Apprentice(s)
Marystown, NL

With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and…

Job Summary

Kiewit is one of North America’s largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining.

Kiewit Offshore Services are recruiting Metal Fabricator (Steelfitter) Apprentice(s) for employment in Marystown, NL. Reporting to the Chargehand, Steelworkers are required to interpret blueprints, and prepare, fabricate and assemble steel components for buildings, tanks, pressure vessels and other similar structures and products.


  • Lay out reference points and patterns on heavy metal according to component specifications (blueprints).
  • Assemble and fit metal sections and plates to form complete units or subunits using tack welding, bolting or other methods.
  • Set up and operate various heavy-duty metal-working machines such as brake presses, rolls, shears, cutting torches, grinders, drills and computer numerical control (CNC) equipment to bend, cut, form, punch, drill or otherwise form heavy metal components.
  • Construct patterns and templates as guides for layouts.
  • Move fabricated units to main structure using overhead, hand-operated, cranes.
  • Burn steel as necessary to prepare for placement of steel beams and steel plates on repair work and new construction.
  • Hook-up, and maintain, extractor hoses for welders and extractors.
  • Forge metal items such as ladders, handrailing, landings, cages, and timber dogs.
  • Grind and buff seams, joints and rough surfaces.
  • Work safely in accordance with company safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the Steel Chargehand


The skills and abilities required would normally be associated with completion of trade certification in Metal Fabrication. Must be capable of working from heights, working in confined spaces, lifting weights, ascending and descending ladders, gangways, and stairways, and working in an outdoor environment in all seasons.

Preference given to applicants with current NL WHSCC Fall Protection and Confined Space.

Kiewit Offshore Services, in alignment with the objectives of the Atlantic Accord, are committed to providing first consideration for training and employment to qualified residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Candidates are required to pass a drug/alcohol test as part of the pre-employment process.

Interested candidates are asked to forward, via online application, a detailed resume outlining qualifications and experience, proof of education and safety certifications.

No phone calls please. Paper Applications are not accepted.

Job Type: Contract

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Marystown, NL, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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