Journeyman Welder: Trucks, Trailers & Heavy Equipment

Sutherland Group
Posted 6 days ago
$30-$35 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a Journeyman or 3rd Year Apprentice Welder: Trucks, Trailers & Heavy Equipment to join our Summit Truck & Equipment Repair team in the West Kootenays, just a 30 minute commute from Castlegar, BC. As a Sutherland Group company, Summit values more than simply providing industry-renowned services to our clients. We put the happiness, success, and growth of our team members and community first. Join us in our commitment to elevate and innovate in the Heavy Duty Repair industry.


• 4 on / 4 off day shifts. No night shifts!

• Wage is $30-35 per hour, depending on experience.

• Consistent, steady work in a professional and respectful environment. As a member of the Sutherland Group, we are proud to be able to serve not only our loyal clients, but our partner companies as well, guaranteeing work for our industry-leading teams.


Summit Truck & Equipment Repair is a proud member of the Sutherland Group of Companies. It is our great pleasure to extend the following benefits to all Sutherland Group team members:

• Pension Program with Sutherland Group matching contributions up to 100%, starting at 3%, increasing in graduated increments and topping out at 5% after 8 years.

• Extended health benefits program through a cost shared benefits plan

• Confidential Employee Family Assistance Program

• Health & Safety Policy & Programs


• Perform welding repairs on commercial trailers, trucks and custom equipment.

• Document all work performed and recommended on the repair order.

• Read and interpret drawings and specifications to determine requirements.

• Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques.

• Train and mentor apprentice welders.

• Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances.


As a member of the Summit team, we expect you bring the following to the table:

• 3-4 years of experience in commercial truck and trailer welding repairs

• Red Seal Journeyman Welder ticket. 3rd Year Apprentices will also be considered.

• Ability to work independently unsupervised.

• Class 5 driver’s licence and an acceptable abstract

• Must have a full set of tooling, suitable for commercial truck and trailer repairs.

• Positive attitude and strong attention to detail.

• Strong safety mindset

• Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Ability to organize and prioritize workflow in an efficient manner.

• Team player who can share their knowledge by teaching and coaching junior welders.


If you think there’s a fit, we look forward to meeting you and thank you in advance for your application. Visit our website to learn more about The Sutherland Group


Summit Truck and Equipment Repair offers heavy equipment and commercial transport repair based in Salmo, British Columbia. Offering mobile services, welding and fabrication and full stocked parts and tire department, Summit has been a trusted heavy industry repair partner serving the West Kootenays for over 25 years.


The Sutherland Group of Companies is a specialized integrated network of heavy industry experts, with an offering that extends from equipment and logistics through to people and safety, in service of high-performing customers in the civil, forestry, transportation, and marine industries in search of complex supply chain solutions.

For nearly 30 years, we have worked to position The Sutherland Group as a heavy industry leader, not only with our partners, but from within. We are proud to prioritize the success of our team members by offering a diversified workplace, competitive compensation plans, benefits, training, and ongoing growth opportunities.

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