DND/CFB Borden, ON
September 15, 2023
October 15, 2023
Borden, ON
Job Type
CFB Borden- Base Maintenance Shop
Other Requirements
  • Drivers License
  • Ability to Travel
  • Certificates / Designations
Resume Screening Services
Start Date
ASAP (pending obtaining Government of Canada Reliability Security Screening Certificate)
Wage / Salary
$31.91 - $34.68/hour
Days of the Week
Monday to Friday /40 hpw


General fabricating/welding services for equipment and vehicles used by the department as follows: 

•Performs metal/tungsten inert gas (MIG,TIG), Arc (shielded and metal),Oxy-acetylene and plasma welding and cutting of ferrous and non-ferrous metals
•Performs sheet metal layout manufacturing and fabrication
•Determines the requirement for Non Destructive Testing (NDT) of equipment

•Maintains, modifies, reconditions and manufactures parts and components for vehicles and equipment as required
•Performs minor autobody repairs by panel adjustment, replacing parts and areas of repair 

•Performs and is responsible for quality control and welding shop products and repairs

•Inspects, assesses and develops solutions to facilitate repairs
•Organizes and maintains the welding and metals section area of responsibility
•Resources and provides supervisor within formation required to order parts, materials and equipment
•Designs, develops, constructs and reproduces prototype mechanisms, parts and equipment, patterns, jigs and fixtures and tools
•Instructs new personnel and trades helpers as required

Skills Required



English essential


Depending on the position to be staffed, one or more of the following may be required:

: Possession of an Interprovincial Red Seal Welder Certificate or a Canadian Welding Bureau Ticket in either 1F, 2F or 3F
: Completion of DP2 Materials Technician Journeyman competency code ALGN, MITE Code 120874 or equivalent
: Possession of a valid Class “G” driver’s license without restrictions issued by the Province of Ontario or other provincial


Depending on the position to be staffed, one or more of the following may be required:

: Acceptable experience in the welding field with experience in shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, and gas
tungsten arc welding.
: Acceptable experience in metal fabrication
: Experience in application of welding theory
: Experience in the operation of equipment associated with the welding trade


: Ability to accurately interpret blueprints and technical manuals and to recognize symbols pertaining to the trade
: Ability to make sketches and to perform mathematical calculations required to complete the manufacturing of items
: Ability to perform welding, soldering and brazing by using shop equipment including Oxy-Acetylene, Shielded Metal, Arc, TIG,
MIG and Plasma Arc welding and cutting on ferrous and non-ferrous metals
: Ability to communicate effectively in writing


: Demonstrating integrity and respect
: Thinking things through
: Working effectively with others
: Showing initiative and being action-oriented


: Experience using Microsoft Office software
: Experience using an SAP based program
: Experience using CNC plasma equipment
: Experience in the inspection and repair of military equipment
: Completion of Materials Technician ADV Weld competency code ALEG, MITE Code 120760


: May be required to work overtime
: May be required to work weekends and evenings
: May be required to work standby recovery duties on a rotating basis
: May be required to travel


In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the following employment equity groups: Aboriginal peoples, Visible minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Women

(The conditions of employment must be met at the time of appointment and maintained throughout the employment.)

• Requirement to obtain and maintain ‘Reliability Status’ security clearance
• Must maintain a valid Class “G” license without restrictions issued by the Province of Ontario or other provincial
• Eligibility and requirement to obtain and maintain a DND Driver’s Licence (DND 404)
• Ability to safely perform a variety of physically demanding tasks including lifting up to 35 lbs.
• Adherence to the DND and CF Code of Values and Ethics
• Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment as required
• Will be required to complete periodic departmental and trade training and/or upgrading

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