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Steamfitter / Pipefitter

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  15143 


About us:

Steel is everywhere. From washing machines to skyscrapers, from bikes to buildings. Producing this strong, versatile, and endlessly recyclable material is something we at ArcelorMittal Dofasco are extremely proud of. Steel is the fabric of life.


ArcelorMittal Dofasco plays 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 products. Founded in 1912, we are Hamilton’s largest private sector employer with more than 5,000 employees, shipping 4.5 million net tons of high-quality flat carbon steel annually. Our customers are global, yet we are a tremendous supporter of our local community, Hamilton.  


At ArcelorMittal Dofasco, our employees are part of a talented and innovative team. We work together to make our world better, faster and stronger. We offer a history of more than 107 years, but we take innovation and progress seriously. Join us and you will learn why.


Steel making is a unique and intricate process. Learn more by watching this video.




The Role: 


The successful candidate will be part of a team performing maintenance functions on an as needed basis.  As a Steamfitter/Pipefitter 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


About You:


  • Minimum high school diploma/GED
  • Ontario 307A Steamfitter Certificate of Qualification or Interprovincial Red Seal is required
  • Consideration will be given to registered apprentices in the 3rd or 4th year of their apprenticeship
  • Industrial Maintenance Gas Technician as regulated by TSSA 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 or 12-hour shifts, with extended hours as required due to period of peak workloads
  • Extended hours for shutdowns, emergency breakdown work and call-in support


At ArcelorMittal Dofasco, we offer:


  • On-site, free Parking
  • 24/7 Access to onsite fitness facilities
  • Wellness programs focusing on: Mindfulness, resilience, fitness, nutrition support, smoking cessation programs
  • Onsite employee engagement events supporting such topics as Mental Health, Diversity, Learning week, Health and Safety week.
  • Holiday celebrations for employees and families – annual Christmas Party, Canada Day Fireworks
  • Discounted access to our 70-acre Recreation Park, offering over 30 teams / clubs for activities catering to employees and their family
  • Monthly employee volunteer opportunities to give back to the community with “Team Orange”
  • Employee discounts to local attractions and events such as Hamilton Tiger-Cats games


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.