Ironworker - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

Fort Mcmurray

Canada - Alberta, Fort McMurray

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking an Ironworker to join our CNRL Albian project team for the upcoming 2020 Spring Turnaround Season. This is a future opportunity posting.

This is a temporary role , supporting the site operations on various tasks relating to the turnaround of the Albian Plant. Rotation will be 12 days on 2 days off unless otherwise specified.

Tentative Start Dates: Early-Mid April

Approximate duration: 30-60 Days

Location: Fort McMurray Area

Travel: Charter flights provided from Calgary and Edmonton, and bus from Fort McMurray.

Accommodation: Camp accommodation will be provided to all workers

Shift and Work Hours: Craft workers will be doing a 12/2 rotation, with the 2 days off in camp. Work hours are 11.5 and a half-hour lunch for a total of 12 hours per day. Day Shift and Night Shift available.

Overtime Eligibility: All craft will be eligible for overtime (after 8 hours per day/ 40 hours per work week).

CLAC Union agreement in place; with competitive rates.

Ironworkers fabricate, construct and join scaffolding, structural steel buildings, bridges, ornamental ironwork and pre-cast structures. They erect structural steel components, reinforce steel, post tension tendons, install conveyors and robotic equipment, and sometimes perform reconstructive work on existing structures.


  • Understand miscellaneous steel and iron.

  • Understand principles of pattern development and fabricate projects.

  • Utilize advanced and safe rigging practices.

  • Calculate the costs of labor and materials for projects.

  • Read blueprints and specifications to lay out the work.

  • Unload and stack steel units so each piece can be hoisted as needed.

  • Erect and install scaffolding, construction cranes, derricks and other hoisting equipment.

  • Assemble rigging (cables, pulleys, hooks) to move heavy equipment and materials.

  • Attach cables from a crane or derrick and direct crane operators with hand signals or radios.

  • Position steel units, align holes and insert temporary bolts.

  • Check the alignments and join steel parts by bolting or tack welding them with an electric arc process.

  • Assemble and erect pre-fabricated metal structures.

  • Select, cut, bend, position, and secure steel bars or wire mesh in concrete forms to reinforce the concrete.

  • Install ornamental and other structural metalwork such as curtain walls, metal stairways, railings and power doors.

  • Unload and install pre-cast components.

Conditions of Employment for this position are:

  1. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Background Check policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, the role must complete a satisfactory pre-employment Background Check. This may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian Criminal Record check, an Employment Verification and/or an Education and Accreditation Verification.

  2. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Alcohol & Drug (A&D) policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, a position must provide evidence of a satisfactory Alcohol & Drug test in accordance with the Company's Alcohol & Drug Policy. In order to be valid, the test must have been conducted at the direction of AECOM - O&G Business Unit.

Minimum Requirements

  • Current Registered Trade Apprentice or Certified Journeyman.

  • Construction Safety Training Systems - 09 (CSTS-09) Certification required.

  • Fall Arrest and/or Fall Protection (OSSA issued ticket is the general requirement).

  • CSE (Confined Space Entry).

  • As this position will have a driving requirement, a valid Class 5 [or 3? or 1?] driver’s license with clean 5-year drivers abstract is required as a pre-employment condition.

Preferred Qualifications

  • H2S Alive.

  • First Aid – Standard Level C.

  • AWP (Aerial work platform).

  • Red Seal preferred or required by provincial regulations and standards.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 233438BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.