· Point Hope Maritime, Victoria, British Columbia
Employment Type 050 - Hourly, Union: Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level



Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent, Union
Business Unit: Point Hope Maritime Ltd.
Location: Victoria, British Columbia

Reporting to: Operations Manager

Wage Rate: $44.72/hour

Hours of Work: 40 hours/week

Work Setting: Marine

Number of Job Vacancies: 1

Point Hope Maritime (a Ralmax Group Company) has an exciting and immediate opening for a full-time Fabricator in Victoria, BC. The fabricator will be responsible for the fit up of metal components and potentially welding out of fabricated assemblies. The Fabricator’s job is important as it provides the foundation for strong infrastructure. The ideal candidate will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal alloys and their properties is essential. All fabricated components will be subject to third party inspection for both dimensional tolerances and weld quality. 

We honour Indigenous groups and strive to hire and train interested Indigenous people to work in all areas of our organization. Our Indigenous employees have diverse backgrounds including status, non-status, Metis and Inuit. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and cultures to join our diverse team.

What we offer:

  • Competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Pension
  • Health and wellness programs


  • Provide routine maintenance
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations, and compliance
  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to facilitate prompt correction or reporting
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Align parts in relation to each other, using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, and mauls
  • Mark location of holes to be drilled and installs temporary fasteners to hold part in place for welding
  • Perform layout using tools such as tape measures, rulers, squares, bevels, levels, hammers & punches
  • Cut materials by means of saws, shears, abrasive blades, plasma & oxy / fuel torches
  • Bend metal by using equipment such as hand benders, press brakes, rollers or heat forming by drawing metal around jigs
  • Drill / punch holes in metal by means of drills (magnetic base, hand & drill presses)
  • Grind metal by means of angle grinders, belt sanders or bench grinders
  • Fasten metal components together by bolting clamping or welding
  • Read, understand & interpret both computer generated drawing along with hand sketches
  • Interpret both standards of measurements (imperial & metric)
  • Install packing, gaskets, liners, and structural accessories and members, such as doors, hatches, brackets, and clips
  • Hold items in place to affix other items to it by means of bolts, clamps or tack welds
  • Perform tasks such as grinding overhead or hold & tack weld items overhead
  • Swing large and small hammers in order to align components when fitting
  • Prepare molds and templates for fabrication of nonstandard parts
  • Tack weld clips and brackets in place prior to permanent welding
  • Roll, bend, flange, cut, and shape plates, beams, and other heavy metal parts, using shop machinery, such as plate rolls, presses, bending brakes, and joggle machines
  • Other duties within scope of the position, as assigned




Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • Must hold a Journeyman's certificate, or have Red Seal
  • Competition of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
  • C.W.B Welding Certification (current) a must in both FCAW & SMAW
  • A fabricator must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions
  • Ability to communicate, read, and understand/follow directions in English
  • Willingness to participate in regular training programs and courses


Knowledge and Skills


  • Knowledge and ability to read blueprints
  • Knowledge of standard safety procedures and protocol
  • Read and interpret technical drawings and information
  • Ability to weld symbols, sequences, and distortion control to produce high quality product
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to set goals and manage multiple projects and initiatives
  • Ability to set, commit to and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing business needs
  • Mature, professional, and optimistic attitude
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to interpret both standards of measurements (imperial & metric)
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally




  • Must be able to stand, crouch, kneel and/or sit for extended periods of time, able to lift up to 75 lbs, climb ladders and work from elevation, and walk on varied terrain
  • Regularly perform repetitive tasks
  • Must be able to lift items overhead up to 35 Lbs
  • Ability to work within confined spaces
  • Possess manual dexterity
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Must have a complete set of tools to perform their job duties, i.e., squares, punches, chalk lines & hammer etc.

Work Conditions


  • Travel to off-site locations may be required
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions


Application Process


We welcome applications from all backgrounds and cultures to join our team (including self-identifying Indigenous, status, non-status, Metis, and Inuit and non-Indigenous cultures). If you have any questions regarding this position or applying for the position, please reach out and email us at: hr@ralmax.com. We want to support all applicants during this process.


We are proud of the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives that Indigenous employees bring to our workplace so we encourage all indigenous candidates to self identify during the application process. We know that sometimes this can be a complicated, emotional issue based on historical events. We understand that ticking a box can be viewed as a colonial way of collecting data. Please also do not feel that you are required to self-identify. If you are comfortable self-identifying in the application process, please do. Self-identifying doesn’t mean you need to disclose any other personal information about your ancestry or family. We want to celebrate your Indigenous roots and our success in supporting Indigenous employees.


Submission Deadline: Open until filled


Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are looking forward to connecting with you!



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  • Location
    Point Hope Maritime, Victoria, British Columbia
  • Employment Type
    050 - Hourly, Union: Full Time
  • Minimum Experience