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Steamfitter / Pipefitter

City:  Hamilton

Requisition ID:  17284 


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. 


Founded in 1912, 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


Role Accountabilities: 


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


Education & Experience:


  • Ontario 307A Steamfitter Certificate of Qualification or Interprovincial Red Seal is required
  • Ontario College of Trades membership is required 
  • 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 schedule or continuous 12-hour rotating shifts with extended hours as required due to period of peak workloads
  • Extended hours for shutdowns, emergency breakdown work and call-in support




Why work at ArcelorMittal Dofasco?

(Some offerings temporarily on hold due to COVID-19) 


•    Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 employers for the past 7 years 
•    Robust total rewards package including a Profit Sharing and Variable Compensation Plan for Permanent employees 
•    24/7 Access to 3 onsite fitness facilities
•    Wellness programs focusing on topics such as fitness, nutrition support, mindfulness, resilience and more
•    Onsite employee engagement events supporting topics as Mental Health, Diversity, Learning, and Health and Safety
•    Discounted access to our 70-acre Recreation Park, offering over 30 teams and clubs to employees and their family
•    Monthly employee volunteer opportunities to give back to the community with our “Team Orange” program


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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