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Welder/Fabricator


Etobicoke  |  Full-time (Union)  |  Property and Facilities
Welder/Fabricator
Full-time (Union)
Fleet Services
Etobicoke
Our rich history is a big part of who we are.  With historic roots dating back over 135 years, Woodbine is steeped in tradition. We have been the engine that drives the Ontario horse racing industry, creating winning experiences for all our guests.

We are also currently on an amazing 20-year journey to ‘build a city within a city’ and transform the largest privately held land in Toronto into one of Canada’s premiere entertainment destinations.  This journey will unlock the value of approximately 700 acres of land, leading to job creation and the revitalization of our communities, while enhancing our ability to share the thrill of horse-racing and cementing our place as an entertainment powerhouse. 

We also take care of our PEOPLE. Here are some of the things we offer:

Full Group Benefits Plan
Pension
Paid Vacation
Discounts on Food
Ontario Attractions Discount
Free Parking
Opportunities for Advancement
Social Responsibility Initiatives
 
We need dedicated people to join our cause. Be part of Woodbine Entertainment and get inspired to make work awesome!

Our Values & Beliefs
 
| WOW EVERY GUEST | OWN IT! | LISTEN & CONNECT – PEOPLE MATTER | FUEL THE FUN & PASS IT ON | TRUST IN OUR TEAM | #WE CARE | PURSUE YOUR POTENTIAL |BE BOLD| BE ALL IN | 

Woodbine Entertainment is currently looking for a Welder/Fabricator who is customer focused and has a safety mindset.

As a Welder/Fabricator, your main responsibilities will be to weld, fabricate and maintain custom machinery; as well as repair equipment, operate hand tools and maintain a tidy workstation. You will be required to consistently uphold and demonstrate all Woodbine Entertainment Health & Safety rules, standards and practices as designated by Fleet Services Department. You will be accountable to report any special occurrences or discrepancies to your direct manager, Senior Manager Grounds & Fleet Operations.

Our ideal candidate has a strong passion to wow our guests and co-workers, has excellent communication skills and has a friendly and outgoing personality. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a desire to learn new things and maximize your potential.

At Woodbine, the opportunities are endless, so come join a company that makes work awesome!


Key Responsibilities

  • Fabricate structures from drawings or sketches
  • Restore damaged steel, cast iron, aluminum components by welding, dissembling, and assembling relative components
  • Maintain inventory of materials onsite used for fabrication
  • Consistently maintain a clean and safe workstation
  • Ability to build and maintain strong customer relations (internal departments, horse people, etc.)
  • Demonstrate a safety conscious mindset and work ethic
  • Able to read shop drawings and use various types of electrodes and metals
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Organized with superior attention to detail
  • Proven ability to complete repairs and service within established timelines and in immediate/emergency situations
  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with established company procedures
  • Adhere to company policies and safety procedures
  • Uses appropriate safety equipment while performing work as a condition of employment
  • Willing and able to work flexible hours in support of business and customer schedules

Job Specifications

  • Minimum grade 12 diploma
  • Must have current CWB certification
  • Have a complete personal basic trade tool inventory of good, recognized quality for the trade
  • Minimum 5 years related experience as a Welder/Fabricator
  • A background in the Heavy Equipment and/or Agriculture a strong asset
  • Welding experience with Flux Core, Arc Air, MIG, TIG (aluminum) including the ability to fabricate steel structures from drawings or sketches
  • Able to safely operate hand and power tools
  • General computer skills in Windows and Microsoft Office Suit environment
  • Able to read, write, and converse effectively in English
  • Must have Valid Ontario Driver’s License with a clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs