Welder Job in Kamloops for SMS Equipment Inc. | Jobs.ca

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August 1 2022
Categories Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Kamloops, BC

Are you a Welder with Journeyperson certification? Do you enjoy working with heavy equipment utilized in a mining environment? Do you consider safety to be a top priority? Are you looking for a company who offers, work life balance, employee satisfaction and growth opportunities? If this sounds like you then keep reading.

Our welders are responsible for the welding repairs, fabrication and assembly of Komatsu and other heavy duty industrial equipment that SMS Equipment sells or rents to its customers.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Repairing and fabrication of various makes of equipment
  • Following directions given in layouts, blueprints and work orders
  • Customizing mobile equipment and/or parts as per the customer's request
  • Conducting failure analysis and developing a welding repair process with the Service Manager
  • Providing welding support primarily in the shop and occasionally in the field
  • Able to work safely in a challenging environment with minimal supervision


The successful candidate will possess a Journeyperson Welder certification. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Other requirements include:

  • Highly motivated and able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to interpret blueprints and layouts/follow work orders
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, a commitment to excellence and have acute safety awareness as well as strong organizational skills
  • Must have effective interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy while working with a variety of individuals and groups
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the maintenance and repair of mining equipment

At SMS Equipment, safety is our number one priority. Our successful candidate is intrinsically motivated and committed to making safe choices, when completing all tasks.

SMS Equipment offers rewarding careers in the heavy equipment industry across Canada. As the largest Komatsu dealer in North America, SMS Equipment gives you the opportunity to represent world-class quality in our product offerings and customer service. A few of the many benefits of working with SMS Equipment include competitive wages, comprehensive group benefits plan, and RRSP matching.