B Pressure Welder – Nights – Calgary

Posting Details

For us, people are the heart of our organization. For over 20 years, our team’s been making a name for Compass by manufacturing, retrofitting, and servicing compression and process packaging equipment of the highest standards for the North American natural gas industry. We’re established, privately owned, and proud of our company culture where employees are supported in training, development, and career progression. And the best part…the fun is just beginning! Today, Compass is at its most innovative and excited to be at the forefront of emerging clean technologies and a contributor to the global energy transformation.

Join Us. Help Shape the Future of Energy.

Reporting directly to the Vessel or Spooling Foreman and Lead Hands, the Plant 1 B-Pressure Welder purpose is to provide skilled, high quality, B Pressure welding and fabrication of while working within time frames and maintaining quality standards. B welder and vessel fitting/ welding experience is preferred.

What You Will Do

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Welding on spools and vessels
  • Read and interpret blueprints and welding process specifications
  • Follow all welding procedures as required
  • Proficient in the set-up and operation of welding machines and relevant equipment
  • Follow written and verbal instructions from the Foreman/Lead Hand
  • Communicate with Foreman/Lead Hand to identify material or equipment deficiencies
  • Communicate with other workers to ensure timely job progression
  • Direct, coach, and mentor apprentices as required
  • Organize and keep work area and equipment clean and functional
  • Identify hazards on job site and use controls to mitigate hazards
  • Participate and comply with Compass Quality Control & Safety programs
  • Work and operate equipment in a safe and competent manner
  • Assist in other areas of shop as required and assigned by Foreman/Lead Hand

Education, Skills and Experience

Your education and experience include:

  • Journeyman Welder with a valid B Pressure Certificate
  • Ability to pass required weld testing (GMAW, SMAW, MCAW) and produce satisfactory welds in all positions
  • Must have own tools as per the company tool list for Tradesmen
  • Knowledge and understanding of Quality Control procedures: CWB, ASME, ABSA
  • Knowledge and understanding of OH&S, rigging, sling, and crane operation procedures (crane training provided)
  • Strong organizational, time management, and problem solving skills
  • Team player with attention to detail

Physical Strain

Include an intro to physical strain

  • Requires moving and maintaining self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including Bending, squatting, climbing, stooping, twisting, and reaching
  • Requires employee to stand for at least 80% of the time
  • Must be able to safely lift or carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Must wear required PPE, compliant with OSHA regulations including fire retardant clothing, hard hats, face shields, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, as applicable
  • Requires employee to occasionally climb stairs or ladders and must be capable of crawling/reaching into tight spaces for periods of time to weld inside vessels

At Compass, we are always looking for the right people with “can do” attitudes and a willingness to help wherever needed, this means that you may need to take on other tasks and duties that may not be listed above or may change based on the location or needs of the company.



Full Time



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