General Dynamics Land Systems Canada
Work on cutting-edge defence contractsEarn an hourly salary of $28.71 to $46.31, based on skills and experience, plus cost of living allowance and benefitsGrow your career with a Fortune 500 companyAbout the OrganizationGeneral Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-C) is a global defence industry leader in providing land and amphibious combat vehicle solutions. Based in London, ON, the Canadian operations employ approximately 1,700 people who design, manufacture, and support light and medium armoured vehicles. Our specialists are among Canada’s finest in the defence industry who excel in the areas of machining, materials, electronics, software development, prototyping, logistic support, and systems integration. We are driven by the need to provide innovative solutions to our customers and continuously strive to create new technologies that we can use to build cutting-edge solutions.GDLS-C is a company with a proud London, ON heritage, and we take our role in the community very seriously.
We are proud to have a workforce with varied backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. As a leading Canadian defence company, many of our people are current or former service members. We place a high priority on safety and security — for our customers, our people, and Canada.For more information, please visit our website.About the OpportunityCurrently, GDLS-C is looking for full-time Welders to join their Production and Delivery team in London, Ontario.Welders will be responsible for completing welding tasks while following the identified procedures in the routing books. This maybe include welding, grinding, sanding, cutting, and cleaning parts, as well as being able to handle physical labour in a variety of spaces.
The successful candidates will be required to work in spaces where heights may vary, including vertical spaces that are 105 to 135 cm. They will also need to be physically able to squat, kneel, crouch, bend, stoop, and crawl, and manoeuvre in small spaces.Your duties will also include, but are not limited to:Analyzing blueprints and designsFinding the right pieces of metal according to the designFollowing all safety and health procedures to avoid accidents and hazardsChoosing the best equipment to weld specific metalsIdentifying issues and hazardsOperating angle grinders and other toolsMaintaining safe work practicesAbout YouIn order to qualify for this role, you will need at least 1 year experience welding and fitting experience in heavy manufacturing. 1 year post-secondary education in a private welding school or community college or Journeyman Weld certificate is a requirement, in addition to Gas Metal Arc Welding certification. Certification in all position tickets, such as Gas Metal Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding would be considered assets.Our ideal candidates will be efficient and comfortable working in a team environment, have the ability to multitask, while maintaining complex schedules.About the BenefitsYou will receive an hourly salary of $28.71 to $46.31 plus a cost of living allowance. In addition, you will receive:In addition to wage progression, there’s a cost of living allowanceQuarterly performance bonusProvision of all equipment required to perform your jobShift premium of 5% for afternoon and 10% for midnight shiftsCompany paid, comprehensive benefit package, including health and dental for yourself and your eligible dependants, basic life and supplemental life insuranceCompany pension plan with company match – 4% contribution requiredA unique opportunity to help Canada in its line of defenceAnd many moreGeneral Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion.
We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed. As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.If you want to work on exciting defence contracts, submit your applicationPlease note: If you progress through this process, you’ll be asked to provide your tickets.
It would expedite the process if you could provide those tickets with your application.