Skills for Steel Program - Entry Level Steel Positions - Waterloo Region

YMCA of Hamilton Burlington Brantford - Kitchener, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Looking for a way into a skilled trade? Consider training for a career in the Steel Industry! *No experience necessary!

This is what you’ll receive with your FREE training:

  • Employment Readiness Workshops
  • Technical Training at Conestoga College
  • Paid, Hands-on Work Experience
  • A Basic Living Allowance and other Financial Supports are available to facilitate your participation in the program (during the duration of the training & paid placement periods).

Participants will have the opportunity to develop employment skills while working with an Employment Coach and obtain job-specific training at Conestoga College! The program is designed to train you for an entry level, long term, sustainable career in the Steel Industry.

PROGRAM DURATION: Up to 8 weeks of in class training, followed by 8 weeks of local, paid work experience. This program includes 1 year of continued retention support and coaching!

WORK DESCRIPTION: An Entry Level Steel Worker is a person who:

  • Welds or bolts sections together
  • Sets up and operates heavy-duty metal-working machines
  • Lays out reference points and patterns
  • Constructs patterns and templates
  • Assembles and fits plates and sections to form structures
  • Study engineering drawings and blueprints, determines the materials required and plans the sequence of tasks to cut metal most efficiently
  • Rigs, hoists and moves materials to storage areas or within worksite
  • Installs fabricated components in final product


  • Willing to work and go to school in the Cambridge, Kitchener or Waterloo Area.
  • Interest in working in the Steel Industry.
  • Committed to attending ALL training.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Ontario.

Job Type: Training

Job Types: Full-time, Internship, Apprenticeship

Salary: $17.00 to $19.00 /hour