Fabrication Lead-Hand (Night-Shift)

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Fabrication Lead-Hand (Night-Shift) Job Posted: 2018-08-24

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Compression & Process

Calgary, AB

Startec Compression & Process is a thriving privately owned company headquartered in Calgary that produces custom mission critical compression and refrigeration systems for a variety of industries. Startec devotes their industry leading expertise in refrigeration & compression technologies to solve their clients’ most technically challenging needs.  We create reliable solutions for extreme operating conditions and provide exceptional service, which is a cornerstone of our business.


We are currently looking for an experienced Fabrication Lead-Hand to join our team on night-shift.  The successful candidate will have a well rounded understanding of welding procedures and processes (Vessel & Structural) and a minimum of 2 years experience as a Lead-Hand.



  • B Pressure Journeyperson Certificate (Red Seal interprovincial preferred)
  • 5+ years welding experience in a fabrication shop environment
  • Read, interpret and red-line (Isometrics, P&ID's, G.A.’s) 
  • Good understanding of ASME B31.1
  • A minimum of 2 years previous Lead-hand experience
  • A team player with good organizational skills and excellent communication skills


  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Direct, mentor and train apprentices
  • Manage assigned work to be completed
  • Participate in planning and solving problems
  • Prepare cross over reports
  • Communicate with shift counterpart
  • Participate in safety and company programs
  • Structural and pressure welding; vessel welding, spooling and fabrication of structural skids
  • Liaise with shipping & receiving
  • Participate in project reviews with engineering & drafting

Please apply directly or forward your resume, quoting the job title above, in confidence to Careers@startec.ca


We thank you for your application and interest in our organization.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.