Trades Job Postings

Current jobs available in the trades sector are listed below.

Note Lakeland College is not responsible for verifying all information provided by employers. The onus is on a student to check out each opportunity thoroughly before agreeing to the work or signing contracts of employment. 

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Labourers, Pipefitters & Welders - Deadline - asap until suitable candidates found
SK Welding is looking for the following workers to start immediately in the Coronation area.  Pipeline and facility construction experience preferred.
Foreman, Labouers
Equipment Operators
Please send your resume's to:
For more information contact Wayne Houcher at 403.575.1945
Welder II - Deadline - Oct 31/18
Special Areas Board
Welder II
Salary: $82,571 - $89,323 per annum
Youngstown - The Special Areas Board is hiring a Welder II position based out of Youngstown, Alberta. The Youngstown Service Center, a modern 19 bay shop, manages the Special Areas fleet of over 175 vehicles and 250 pieces of equipment.
This position will supervise a small team of welders and be responsible for welding department operations. Position duties include the use of oxy-acetylene flame, electric arc welding and MIG welding for repair of parts, machines, buildings and equipment as well as fabricating various metal components and structures; making drawings, patterns, flame cuts and grinding metals; implementing instructions in specifications and drawings as well as selecting electrodes, gas filler rods and different metals. In addition, this position may oversee apprentice(s).
Qualifications: First Class Provincial or Interprovincial Journeyman Welder Certificate and related experience. The successful applicant will be a mature, personable, proactive, safety conscious team player with effective communications and organizational skills. Basic computer and supervisory skills are an asset. This position involves call out duties and a valid Alberta Operators License is required.
For additional information contact Shaune Kovitch, Acting Superintendent Roads & Streets at 403-779-3733.
Competition No: 30143
Closing Date: October 31, 2018
This is designated a safety sensitive position and mandatory pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employees.
Please send an application form and/or resume quoting competition number to:
Human Resource Services
Special Areas Board
Box 820
Hanna, AB T0J 1P0
Fax (403) 854-5527
We thank all applicants; however only those invited for an interview will be personally contacted.

Condition Monitoring Specialist - Deadline - Oct 30/18
Our company delivers successful integrated condition monitoring solutions to clients across western Canada. A progressive company with high employee retention, we are a dynamic business that offers extensive growth and training opportunities to our employees. Our team members achieve personal satisfaction by achieving their career goals through accepting challenges and succeeding in a team environment focused on excellence.

Position Location: This is a full-time position, with relocation assistance to Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan.

Flexible start dates and scheduling, vacation time, competitive compensation and benefits, willingness to invest in your training, challenging work and a company with a core belief that it’s people are its key to on-going success, are the reasons we are your workplace of choice.

Condition Monitoring Specialist

Condition Monitoring Specialist required for the execution of comprehensive condition monitoring programs.
This role is accountable for daily hands on analysis and reporting of vibration and other condition monitoring data.

Key Accountabilities:
•Ensure services and reporting delivery are on time, within established budget
•Follow safe work practices and ensure that all staff members are in full compliance with HSE guidelines, practices and expectations
•Perform condition monitoring and analysis on critical plant machinery to ensure that all issues have a documented resolution and timely path forward and that lessons learned are addressed
•Support Operations in identifying root problem causes, and provide the proper recommendations to improve reliability ensure a safe and reliable operation and facilitate ongoing improvement
•Work with the Reliability, Maintenance and Condition Monitoring personnel to maximize service intervals while assuring reliable operation of rotating equipment and improve overall equipment efficiency

•Technologist – T.T., CET, P. Tech, Millwright or EIT
•Preference given to candidate with a strong Rotating Equipment background and CMVA/Vibration Institute or equivalent Certification
•Experience with industrial mechanical maintenance program
•Preference given to candidate with working knowledge of other condition monitoring technologies, including oil analysis, thermography, motor current analysis and ultrasound and their integration with vibration analysis.
•Technically minded individual with the ability to read and interpret information and communicate your message with clarity and ease through technical reports
•Proficient computer skills, including but not limited to Windows, MS Office Word/Excel, Outlook E-Mail, etc.
•Understanding basic dynamics of rotating machinery equipment application, operation, and design
•Solid analytical and problem-solving abilities
•Self-motivated and independent
•Strong desire to enjoy a career in equipment reliability
•Dedication to customer service as well as excellent time management
•Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with all co-workers and customers, and to use good judgement
•Professional attitude and presentation consistent with position and responsibilities
•Ability to work under pressure and with conflicting priorities
•Accessibility during off-hours (laptop and cell phone) when needed.

Advancement Opportunities:
•Opportunity to learn multiple technologies and products lines, such as vibration analysis, ultrasound technology, oil analysis or thermography
•CMVA / Vibration Institution Certifications Category 1/2/3
•Potential for advancement within our company i.e. Team lead or Project lead

Application Instructions:

Please submit your resume to:

Primac Reliability Consultants Ltd
#108, 3912 – 77 Avenue
Leduc, AB T9E 0B6
Fax: (780)980-0126

What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience