Join our team at ContainerWest!

At ContainerWest we put a lot of energy into making sure the people we recruit are the right fit for our team. We are family owned and operated with a strong focus on putting people first. We operate in a fast paced, supportive, dynamic and friendly environment. If you are a results-oriented, motivated self-starter with excellent organizational and people skills, please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to jobs@containerwest.com

Fitter / Welder

Job Description

ContainerWest Manufacturing is looking for a technically competent, hard working individual to fit and weld fabricated structures and portable steel buildings. This position will focus on shipping container based enclosures, and is available immediately at our fabrication shop on Mitchell Island in Richmond.

This is a dynamic position offering excellent variety and a high level of responsibility. Work includes the traditional fabricating shop duties such as fit up, prep, cutting and welding, but also offers opportunities to contribute in other departments such as carpentry, paint and electrical. There may be opportunities to weld thicker structural material.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficient in MIG (GMAW) welding
  • Good cutting / fitting skills
  • C ticket
  • Desire to learn
  • Demonstrate good quality and work pace
  • Flux core (FCAW) experience or CWB ticket is an asset.
  • Installer or manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Multi trade skills (fitting, welding, carpentry, electrical, painting, installer, finisher)

ContainerWest has been selling and renting containers since 1977, and we are also the leading container based building provider in Western Canada. The manufacturing plant, design department and sales are all based in Richmond, BC. ContainerWest is a lean organization and everyone is expected to do their share of hard work, share information, be reliable, be open to new methods and be motivated by the team’s success.

Full-time, permanent with potential for overtime hours. We offer extended health care benefits after the trial period.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume and cover letter through Indeed or email us at jobs@containerwest.com. We will be reviewing applications as they come in.

ContainerWest Manufacturing Ltd. is looking to add a Manufacturing Planner to our Production Team. The successful candidate will assist the Plant Superintendent with planning and tracking in-factory and field service jobs. Duties include:

  • Performing Timely and Accurate Job Closings
  • Assist Accounting Dept. with Month-End Closing of Financial Records
  • Producing Shop Travelers
  • Monitoring Stock Levels for Kan-Ban Materials
  • Setting Min-Max-Safety Levels for Inventory
  • Establishing and Assigning Storage Locations for Inventory
  • Drafting Manufacturing Methods
  • Maintaining Calibration Records for Tooling
  • Co-ordinating Cycle Counts
  • Establishing Work Cells.

As our ERP system is continually evolving, this role has a strong component of system building. We provide a great environment to contribute to company infrastructure projects while being in the centre of daily operations.

Skills and Qualifications Required:

  • Diploma in Manufacturing or Engineering Technology or Engineering Degree
  • Demonstrated ability to be a productive team-player
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Experience in Construction or Manufacturing is an asset
  • Working Familiarity with ERP systems (Epicor) is an asset

Candidates must be able to work in Canada without sponsorship.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

In addition to your resume, please provide a cover letter briefly outlining:

  • why you are interested in this position,
  • how your skills and experience fit the position, and
  • how this role would benefit both your career goals and ContainerWest

Job Type: Full-time

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your resume and cover letter through Indeed or email us at jobs@containerwest.com. We will be reviewing applications as they come in.

ContainerWest Manufacturing Ltd. is looking to add a Senior Modular Building Engineer to our Engineering Team. The successful candidate will produce designs for shipping container-based buildings and structures. Additional duties include:

– Demonstrate compliance with own designs with building codes, site requirements and other technical documents and reports

– Create 3D CAD models of projects based on rough sketches and/or general project descriptions

– Prepare and revise drawings using CAD models for customer approval, marketing, and in-house and outsourced production

– Communicate design intent to the Manufacturing Department; ensure drawings are clear to customer or fabricator, as needed

– Submit complete Bills of Materials to ERP System

– Provide mentorship to junior team members

Skills and Qualifications Required:

– University Degree in Civil or Building Engineering

– P.Eng. (or eligible for registration in BC)

– 5+ years working experience in Construction or Manufacturing

– Knowledge of modular building, structural (steel)

– Knowledge of building envelope and/or concrete footings/slab design is an asset

– Demonstrated ability to be a productive team-player

– Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

– Proven strong knowledge and competency in the following areas:

  • National (or BC) Building Code, especially Parts 4 & 9
  • Bills of Materials, Cut Lists, and MRP (Epicor experience is an asset)
  • 3D CAD modeling (SolidWorks proficiency is preferred)

– Proficiency with any of the following is an asset:

  • Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1
  • Alberta Building Code, Part 10
  • National Energy Code for Buildings
  • National (or BC) Plumbing Code, and
  • National (or BC) Fire Code

Candidates must be able to work in Canada without sponsorship.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

In addition to your resume, please provide a cover letter briefly outlining:

  • why you are interested in this position,
  • how your skills and experience fit the position,
  • how this role would benefit both your career goals and ContainerWest, and
  • your salary expectations.

Job Type: Full-time

How To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter through Indeed. We will be reviewing applications as they come in.

Job Type: Full-time