CAW - Maintenance Welder - Uncertified

Revision Date: October 2001
Classification: Maintenance Welder - Uncertified
Unit: C.A.W.
Hay Point Range: N/A


Physical Plant is responsible for the entire physical plant of the University including construction, renovations, provision of utility services and the care and maintenance of all properties.

Under close supervision, the Maintenance Welder Uncertified assists in the fabrication, installation and repair of equipment.

Normally, as the duties and responsibilities vary from year to year, he/she is expected to assume increasing responsibility and require less supervision with progress through the first, second and third years of this classification.


  • Assists in the fabrication, installation and repair of equipment.
  • Performs minor equipment fabrication, installation and repairs, consistent with the employee's experience.
  • Records hours of work on work orders and daily time forms.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:

Level of Formal Education

  • Education to an acceptable level.
  • Must hold a valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver's License.


  • Experience in welding industry would be an asset.
  • Preferably should possess a basic knowledge of welding terminology and equipment.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn appropriate trade skills
  • Willingness to accept increasing responsibility relative to experience gained on-the-job.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and contractors.

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned.
  • Must be capable of working in tight and confined areas.

This class specification is intended to illustrate the characteristics of this classification level and should not be interpreted as a description of any one individual position within this classification level.

"In accordance with the University's Health and Safety Policy, and in support of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, Physical Plant is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all staff and students. 

Physical Plant will instruct all employees to complete an Orientation Workshop, normally during the first day on the job, and the Health and Safety Orientation Module, normally during the probation period.  Employees will also be instructed to complete various workshops, such as Asbestos Awareness, etc. during the first year of employment depending upon an individual's classification."

Questions or Comments? Contact Jindra Vancura at (204) 474-8288