4 Welders Needed for 28 & 28 Rotation Eastern Canada Paying $62.75/hr + Benefits

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What Stena Drilling is Hiring for:

Stena Drilling is delighted to be commencing operations offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada for an anticipated five (5) month drilling campaign onboard the Stena IceMAX Drillship.

There are currently temporary opportunities for 4 Welders working on a 28/28 on/off rotation.

Business Address: 701-10 Fort William Place, St. John's, NL, A1C 1K4

Work Location: Onboard the Stena IceMAX Drillship, offshore NL. Please note there is a possibility that successful candidates will be required to join the drillship overseas at an international location prior to mobilizing to NL.

Wage: $62.75 CAD per hour

Benefits: Dental, Life, Medical, Vision, and where applicable, Offshore Allowance.

Job Duties:

  • Must be fully committed to working safely and to accepting responsibility for the safety of fellow crew members.
  • Assist Supervisor in identifying jobs which may require a Risk Assessment.
  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of the equipment and cleanliness of the area for which he has been allocated responsibility.
  • Carry out welding, cutting, and general repairs and maintenance throughout the drilling unit as approved by the Chief Engineer.
  • Ensure that sufficient stock of all necessary welding consumables, including gases and electrodes are maintained onboard.
  • Supervise, inspect and maintain the oxy-acetylene installation and all welding equipment, with the safe stowage of the oxy-acetylene bottles.
  • Update their knowledge of welding procedures.
  • Notify the Chief Engineer of spare gear requirements.
  • Ensure a Fire Watcher is in attendance when considered necessary by Permit to Work.
  • Obtain and maintain welding qualifications as required.
  • Any other duties as required by the Chief Engineer.

Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Coded Welder. As a minimum, the Welder should be coded to ASME IX and EN 287-1, 6G (HL-045), 4" Sch160, API 5L
  • Previous experience as Rig Welder offshore
  • 18 years relative experience
  • Canadian BST/R
  • Regulatory Awareness
  • H2S Alive
  • WHMIS 2015
  • Suit Fit
  • Face Fit
  • Canadian Emergency First Aid
  • Canadian CPR & Defib
  • Seafarers Book
  • Proficiency in Designated Security Duties / Awareness
  • IWCF Well Control - Level 1
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Maximo
  • Slingers and Banksman (Onboard)
  • Confined Space Entry (Onboard)
  • Fluent in English, including reading and writing

Work Regions:

This opportunity from Stena Drilling is available in St. John's.


The below are factors that tend to matter for our listing seekers. This listing with Stena Drilling offers:

Competitive Wages

As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.


Stena Drilling has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • Safety Tickets
  • Valid Certifications
  • Offshore Experience

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About Stena Drilling:

Stena Drilling has had an active role in the building and conversion of rigs whilst also pioneering some of the most leading-edge technologies and innovations in the drilling world, culminating with the Stena IceMAX, the world's first dynamically positioned, dual mast ice-class drillship, meticulously designed specifically for safe and efficient operations in arctic conditions.

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