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CNL – Whiteshell Laboratories

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Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.

Must have completed apprenticeship training or equivalent and be qualified as Steamfitter-Pipefitter / Plumber with an Interprovincial Red Seal ticket.

Must have 3 years’ experience as a qualified Steamfitter-Pipefitter/Plumber.

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Full Job Description

The Mechanical Maintainer – pipefitter/plumber is responsible for performing their work in an efficient and timely manner. The incumbent must adhere to industry standards for installation, repairs, and safety. Decisions on tasks performed by trades will be based on the Red Seal Occupational Analysis.

CNL Employees perform all duties in accordance with established health and safety and regulations/guidelines, policies and procedures (i.e. utilizing personal protective equipment as per safe work procedures). Notifies management or supervisor of all occurrences, injuries, illnesses or safety and health concerns which are likely to harm themselves, their co-workers or any other on the premises in a timely manner and in accordance with established reporting requirements.

Abilities and Skills

A certified Steamfitter-Pipefitter has the knowledge, ability and skills to do lay outs, assembles, fabricates, installs, maintains and repairs piping systems used to carry steam, water, air, gases, chemicals, solids and fuel in industrial and manufacturing plants and in water purification and water treatment systems. They install piping systems in a commercial building or industrial plant.

  • Read and interpret blueprints, codes, drawings and specifications to determine the type and size of pipe and tools to use;
  • Make detailed sketches for pipe and equipment fabrication and installation;
  • Fabricate, lay out and assemble fittings, spools and supports
  • Measure, cut, shape, thread, groove, bend and join pipes and related equipment such as valves and fittings;
  • Install equipment, supports, pipes, tubes, controls and accessories;
  • If necessary, modify structures to accommodate the pipes;
  • They must test for leaks;
  • Carry out quality control checks on all work performed;
  • They install, examine, repair or replace: Brackets, clamps and other supports for pipes
  • Formal training and demonstrated proficiency in the following areas of study:
  • Mathematics, Science and Communications related to the trade
  • Sketching and Blueprint Reading
  • Steam Heating
  • Hot Water Heating and Hot Water Boiler Assemblies
  • Oxyacetylene and Arc Welding
  • Pipe Hook-ups
  • Safety
  • Rural Installation
  • Theory and Water Supply
  • Hot and Cold Water Supplies
  • Initiative and judgement to organize and maintain flow of work and accuracy of records;
  • Must be punctual, dependable and safety minded;
  • Detail oriented with the ability to meet deadlines;
  • Exceptional organizational skills, able to prioritize and time management is required;
  • Ability to understand detailed information is essential;
  • Demonstrates responsibility and is accountable for accurately handling the details associated with one’s work;
  • Conscientious about accuracy;
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and response with initiative;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and proven ability to maintain successful working relations at all levels within the organization and with external stakeholders; and
  • Highly motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to work extended hours and off normal work shifts to support project needs.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of applicable codes, regulations, and by-laws.
  • Good comprehension skills to interpret drawings and code specifications.
  • Willingness to keep up with new developments in the trade.
  • Keep up-to-date with new developments in technology.
  • Work from drawings and sketches as required, able to provide material take-offs and labour estimates.
  • Read, interpret engineering drawings and weld to the engineering specifications as outlined.
  • Good planning and organizational abilities.
  • Effective communication skills, especially when working with customers.
  • Teamwork skills when working on large projects with co-workers.
  • Work proficiently in a variety of assigned tasks.
  • Highly motivated and able to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Problem solving abilities to change installation techniques to on-site working conditions.
  • Experience in a wide variety of industrial work environments.
  • Physical agility necessary to perform all aspects of the work.
  • Physical stamina to stand for long periods of time, work in awkward or cramped confined locations.
  • Strength and the ability to work at heights on construction and industrial sites.
  • Work on scaffolds, ladders and mobile lifts.
  • Eye-hand coordination and dexterity and their ability to plan and think sequentially as well as three-dimensionally.
  • Manual dexterity required to perform precision work.
  • Knowledge of metallurgy and the effectiveness of the equipment being used.
  • Ability to operate a variety of hand and power tools; and, their ability to determine the most appropriate means of proceeding with the work.
  • Able to wear and work in protective clothing including respirators.
  • Mechanical ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment.
  • Determine how equipment operates by looking at a diagram or blueprint.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all matters.

About CNL

CNL serves the nation as an enabler of business innovation and technology transfer, and, by fostering the development of highly-qualified people for the knowledge economy to come.

We are proud to work with members in industry, in our supply chain, and in the research community to support the diverse innovation needs within Canada’s community of nuclear and radiation science and technology.


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Pinawa, Manitoba

Last Updated: May 31st, 2023Categories: Jobs in Lac du Bonnet

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