· Sidney, British Columbia
Employment Type 050 - Hourly, Union: Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level



Employment Type: Full Time – Union
Business Unit: United Engineering Ltd.
Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Reporting to: Operations Manager

Hours of Work: Up to 40 hours/week

Wage Rate: $40.14/hour

Work Setting: Manufacture

Number of Vacancies: 1

United Engineering Ltd., a Ralmax Group of Companies, has an exciting and immediate opening for a full-time Fabricator in Victoria, BC. Fabricators play a key role receiving and interpreting written and verbal instructions to understand project requirements and determine processes required to achieve the customer’s requirements. Fabricators at United Engineering Ltd. will be offered the opportunity to be involved on a wide variety of projects, ranging from production manufacturing of structural projects, stainless steel and aluminum alloys, pressure equipment and industrial equipment troubleshooting, maintenance and repairs.



  • Receive verbal and written direction from Shop Chargehand & Project Manager(s) as required to gain understanding of project requirements.
  • Read and interpret technical documentation, i.e. fabrication drawings, weld procedures, inspection and test plans etc.
  • Perform all workpiece processing and assembly tasks including, layout, marking, cutting, drilling, forming, welding, sequencing and assembly.
  • Operation of industrial equipment such as overhead cranes, bandsaw, grinder (portable & stationary), forklift, ironworker, press brake, forming rolls, plate shear.
  • Cooperate and communicate with team members for heavy lifts and transport, receiving and providing verbal and visual communication (hand signals).  
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations, and compliance
  • Other duties within scope of the position, as assigned




Education and Experience

  • Journeyman's certificate, or have Red Seal considered an asset.
  • Competition of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training considered an asset.
  • Must be competent in using industrial equipment and following all safety precautions.


Knowledge and Skills


  • Knowledge and ability to read and understand fabrication drawings.
  • Ability to read weld symbols, determine assembly sequences, predict and control distortion in order to produce a high quality product.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to organize materials and coordinate activities to avoid bottlenecks in manufacturing process.



  • Must have a complete set of tools to perform their job duties, i.e., squares, punches, chalk lines & hammer etc.
  • C.W.B Welding Certification (current) in both FCAW & SMAW considered an asset.


Work Conditions

  • Physical ability to lift up at least 50lbs
  • 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


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 encourage all indigenous candidates to self identify during the application process.  


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
    Sidney, British Columbia
  • Employment Type
    050 - Hourly, Union: Full Time
  • Minimum Experience