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Steamfitter / Pipefitter Apprentice

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  23403 


Do you want to work at one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers? We’re looking for people who are driven by excellence to work with innovative technology to create the material tomorrow’s world will be made of.
At ArcelorMittal Dofasco, we play a key role in North America’s advanced manufacturing supply chain working with the top automotive, energy, packaging, and construction brands to develop lighter, stronger and more sustainable steel products – from cans to cars.
ArcelorMittal Dofasco is Hamilton's largest private sector employer with more than 4,500 employees, shipping 4.5 million net tons of high quality flat carbon steel annually. Our iconic tagline "Our Product is Steel. Our Strength is People. is a true expression of our belief that our people are our competitive advantage.



Steamfitter / Pipefitter Apprentice


Role Accountabilities: 


The successful candidate will be part of a team performing maintenance functions on an as needed basis.  As a Steamfitter/Pipefitter Apprentice you will be required to work effectively with others in a team environment, apply problem-solving methodologies and demonstrate a continuous improvement orientation by seeking new innovative methods of maintaining related processes. 


  • Perform mechanical maintenance functions on all equipment required to produce quality products for operating facilities within the Business Unit
  • Performing reactive work, trouble shooting and repairing production equipment on a daily basis, preventing or reducing unplanned equipment delays
  • Perform inspections, repairs, rebuilds in both shop and plant environment
  • Maintain, troubleshoot & repair hydraulic systems, once through and closed loop cooling water systems, and the various gas systems within the Business Unit
  • Read/interpret drawings and specifications; interpret mechanical and construction drawings; prepare material lists; perform trade calculations
  • Install and maintain steam, fire protection, piping, hydraulic, pneumatic, environmental, process water, sanitary, codes, acts and regulations to company standards
  • Determine materials and fabrication procedures; field check and verify site drawings to company and industry standard


Required Skills & Qualifications


  • Two-years of work experience in an industrial setting as a registered Steamfitter Apprentice, with Level 2 Trade School or more completed
  • 4000+ hours complete towards Steamfitter Apprenticeship
  • High school diploma or academic equivalent is required
  • Advanced trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic personal computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Capable of physically demanding work (both indoors and outdoors)
  • Self-starter with the ability to follow directions and work in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of fluid power is an asset
  • TSSA G2 or IMT tickets are considered an asset
  • Experience with backflow preventers is considered an asset
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s license is considered an asset


Work Environment:


  • Heavy industrial environment, requiring 100% of time per week in plant
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment
  • The use of respirators, fresh air breathing apparatus and standard plant safety equipment may also be required
  • Exposure to noise, heights, confined spaces, lighting conditions, materials, products and by-products associated with the manufacture of steel, temperature and weather extremes that require the use of specialized protective devices or equipment
  • Required to climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding to access elevations, able to crouch for periods of time, push, pull, lift and turn while carrying tools, material and equipment in various parts of the facilities


Hours of Work:


  • 8- Hour Day Shift - Core Hours are Monday to Friday (6:30 AM - 3:00 PM) 
  • Candidates must be willing to work outside of core hours as required for shutdowns, emergency breakdown work and call-in support. 
    • Rescheduled shifts could include days, afternoons, nights (8 hour and 12 hour shifts)

Total Rewards at ArcelorMittal Dofasco


  • We provide employees with a market competitive total compensation package. Our promise is to provide superior pay for superior performance, accompanied by comprehensive health and wellness, pension, vacation and related programs.
  • Competitive hourly rates and shift premium
  • On your first day you will immediately be eligible for:


  • Bonus paid twice a year based on Company performance on key goals. Your bonus target will be 10% of base salary earnings.
  • Company paid Defined Contribution Pension Plan. No employee contribution required. With employer contributions between 5 and 10%.
  • Competitive vacation allowances
  • Group Benefits with no health and dental premiums.
    • For health and dental claims you only pay amounts above the maximums the plan pays.
    • Life insurance premiums are shared with the company.


After two years of permanent company service you will participate in our Profit Sharing, where all permanent employees share equally in allocation of profits.
Other immediate benefits include:

  • Competitive vacation entitlements
  • PPE and workwear provided at no cost (if required)     
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Free access to three onsite fitness centers and our 70-acre recreation park with multiple arenas, fields and organized sports for you and your family

We would like to thank all those who apply in advance since only applicants selected to complete an online assessment will be contacted.  

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply and we are committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities to support their participation in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.  If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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