Welding Superintendent

Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. (FRPD) is Canada’s largest Marine & Infrastructure, Land Foundations and Dredging contractor. The company is privately owned with operations mainly in Western Canada and the Northwest Territories.

We are looking for a candidate who wants to be part of the FRPD team. The successful candidate will need to be a holder of the CWB Welding Supervisor’s Certificate, worked in the field of weld and have a minimum 5 years’ experience in a leadership role.

Primary functions:

  • Responsible for company-wide weld quality control (develop and maintain a QC system for all FRPD site welding operations)
    • All administrative tasks as it pertains to CWB and welding quality controls and documentation
    • Support sites in weld inspection and quality control
    • Conduct weld inspections on site when needed
    • Auditing all sites to ensure FRPD is maintaining CWB compliance and optimizing weld production
    • Working with CWB to maintain FRPD’s CWB certification, compliance and audits
  • Supervision/Production control of FRPD’s welding bed operation in our New Westminster yard
  • Maintain a data base providing production rates and costs associated with the welding bed
  • Assist in the development/cataloguing and continual advancement of welding procedures
  • Research and development of welding technology to increase company productivity
  • Mentorship and training of welders when new technology is being introduced
  • Maintain open communications with management, construction staff and crews


  • CWB Welding Supervisors Certificate required
  • Full knowledge of the W59.13 & W47.1 CSA Welding Standards
  • 5 years’ experience in a leadership role

Special Requirements:

  • Proven experience in the construction welding trades
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience with Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Holder of a level 1 first aid certificate (FRPD will provide training)

We offer a top-level compensation package including an industry leading comprehensive benefits package and a company paid pension plan. Come join our growing, award winning company!

This position is challenging, interesting and will be well suited to an individual looking to further expand their existing skill set and build an exciting career within a strong and healthy work environment.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application by sending an Email to: careers@frpd.com (please state job title in email subject line)

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We thank all applicants for their interest; all candidates meeting the minimum experience criteria will be contacted.