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Lively, Ontario P3Y 1N2


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McDonald Institute

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Tradesperson (Steamfitter 307A)

Tradesperson (Steamfitter 307A)

Integration Group
Full-Time Indeterminate Position
About Us
SNOLAB is an international facility for world-class underground physics research and has an expanding programme in astroparticle physics and underground science.  Located in an air-conditioned clean room 2 km underground in the VALE Creighton Mine near Lively, Ontario, with a suite of surface facilities and laboratories, SNOLAB is currently preparing for this next generation of experiments.
The Position
As a certified pipefitter tradesperson, you will be working in an environment that will allow you to provide technical expertise for the layout, design, fabrication, construction, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of piping that carry water, steam, fluids, gases, chemicals and fuel for heating, cooling, lubricating and process piping systems.
The position requires an individual who will take pride in their final product, has the initiative to develop unique ideas, has the desire to learn new skills and has the capacity to embrace challenges that arise as a result of setting up one-of-a-kind experiments and generation of required work documentation whether for quoting, purchase order input or completing workplans/test records. 
Specifically, the position will allow the successful candidate to gain significant experience with the installation of new lab infrastructure; ordering materials, the measuring and marking of pipes for cutting, threading, welding, soldering; hydrostatic/pneumatic testing, replacing or repairing defective components or systems; the setup of hoisting and rigging; preventive maintenance; fabrication of items to support the lab and its experiments; and operating equipment.
Grade 12 diploma and an Ontario Steamfitter (307A) certification
G2 gas ticket would be considered an asset.
Minimum Two (2) years experience as an industrial commercial certified steamfitter/pipefitter. 
Experience planning piping system layouts, installations or repairs according to specifications. 
Salary Range 
Salary will be determined by qualifications and experience and includes an attractive benefits package. Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with SNOLAB policies. This position is covered by the Collective Agreement between the SNOLAB Institute and the United Steelworkers Local 2020. To meet operational needs, shift work may be required. 
To Apply
All applications must be submitted to jobs@snolab.ca.  Please do not fax or mail your applications. By applying to the e-mail address, your application becomes available to managers immediately. Applications must be received no later than the closing date. Interested candidates should include a cover letter and resume.
Closing Date
The posting will remain open until the position is filled, but review of applications will commence on December 17, 2018.  SNOLAB thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.
SNOLAB is committed to equity in employment and encourage applications from all qualified applicants, including women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
SNOLAB is an equal opportunity employer. 
Further information about SNOLAB may be found at www.snolab.ca 
Posting Date: November 22, 2018
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