Apprentice Welder - 1st or 2nd Year

AB, Canada
Posted On Jun 29 2020 Jul 29 2020

Lafarge has an opportunity for apprentice Welders in their 1st or 2nd year. This is a field position based out of our Spy Hill Quarry with travel to other operations in the Calgary area.  The apprentice Welder will support fixing and repairing equipment such as; cone crushers, conveyors, loaders, excavators, washing equipment, and cyclones. To be successful in this fast passed production environment, mechanical aptitude is important. The ideal candidate will be a safety-minded individual who can think on their feet and adapt to changing situations.



  • Work with the Journeyman to support the operation with the goal of minimal downtime.
  • Perform welding repair and maintenance to production-related equipment, machinery, and structures.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Responsible for ensuring all work is completed in a safe manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Education & Experience: 

  • Registered apprentice - 1st or 2nd year Welder.
  • Experience in an industrial environment is an asset.

Additional Requirements:

Valid driver’s license


Skill Set:


  • Safety minded
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Troubleshooting
  • Willing to learn and take direction
  • Must be able to communicate well with co-workers

Work Environment:

  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be comfortable working at heights
  • Must be comfortable working in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions andtolerate being exposed to loud noises.
  • Must be physically fit to perform required duties; successful candidates will have to pass a physical assessment.
  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends when necessary



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.



Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.


Through LafargeHolcim’s 2030 Plan, Lafarge is committed to providing solutions using sustainable manufacturing practices and improving the environment in and around its operations.


The company has a sixty year history in Canada and works continually to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, restore wetlands for native plants and animals, and identify waste materials that can be recycled and used in our operations.

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