AECOM Welder Helper - 1st or 2nd Year Apprentice in Cold Lake, Alberta

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147244BR

Position Title Welder Helper - 1st or 2nd Year Apprentice

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Oil + Gas

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Alberta

City Cold Lake

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Oil + Gas

We offer extensive global experience in upstream, midstream, downstream, marketing and distribution, and alternative energy segments serving the entire lifecycle of oil and gas company assets. Our expertise in providing the full range of mission-critical services is sought after by private-sector and national/state-owned oil and gas companies.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Welder Helper to be based in our Cold Lake, Alberta location.

This position will assist welders perform a wide range of tasks at construction sites.

May include the following responsibilities:

  • Join or sever metals in beams, girders, vessels, piping and other metal components

  • Make metal parts used in construction and manufacturing plants, and assist to weld parts, tools, machines and equipment

  • Assist welders in use of different welding processes and fillers depending upon the type of metal, its size and shape, and requirements for finished product strength.

  • Develop patterns for projects or follow directions given in layouts, blueprints and work orders; clean, check for defects and shape component parts, sometimes using a cutting torch weld parts together.

  • Assist welders in setting up equipment, preparing tools.

  • Any other task required by welders.

Camp accommodations are available for this position.

Where possible, please include/attach proof of minimum requirements with resume application.

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge of Welding

  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certification required

  • Valid Safety Tickets (H2S, First Aid)

  • Confined Space with Monitor Training

  • Fall Arrest and/or Fall Protection (OSSA issued ticket) Certification required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous oilfield maintenance or facility construction experience considered an asset.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.