Website J&J Machine Works

5 Commerce Crescent
North Bay, ON Canada


J&J Machine Works
is a custom manufacturer that has been operating in North Bay, Ontario since 1967. Offering diverse machining, welding & general fabrication services, and serving a large (and growing) client base, we aim to provide a “one-stop-shop” solution for our customer’s needs.

We are looking for an experienced welder to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis. As a welder, you’ll be reporting in-person to our Welding Supervisor and production management team at our site in North Bay, Ontario, and working on a variety of projects every day.


  • Follow the directions of our Welding Supervisor and production management team to perform custom fabrication and equipment repair
  • Operate various welding equipment (SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, TIG) for welding of steels
    Read and interpret welding blueprints, drawings specifications, manuals and processes, and maintain accuracy to within the tolerances specified.
  • Examine welds and ensure that they meet standards and/or specifications as directed by the Welding Supervisor
  • Operate flame-cutting equipment
  • Operate hoisting and lifting equipment
  • Follow standard quality control practices (ie. regularly checking dimensions & tolerances) to maintain high product quality, while operating as efficiently as possible.


  • Language:  Must be able to fluently speak and read English. Must have sufficient English writing skills for completing forms, etc. Knowledge of French is optional, but welcome.
  • Education: this position requires a college-level welding diploma equivalent to those which are awarded within Canada.
  • Experience: At least 2 years industry experience as a welder in either a production or “job-shop” environment
  • Certification: Candidates must be able to achieve Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) standard W47.1 welding certification for GMAW flat welding within a timely fashion after hiring in order to maintain employment. Testing expenses and scheduling will be covered by J&J Machine Works. Existing CWB certification prior to hiring is welcome, but not mandatory.
  • Applicants must possess general mechanical aptitude & math skills.
  • Physical requirements: should be able to lift moderate weight (50-60 lbs) safely on occasion, and able to stand for long periods of time as required


  • Must be punctual & dependable
  • Must display attention to detail and pride in workmanship
  • Must exhibit good time management and communication skills
  • Must be able to work together with the rest of our team in a respectful, professional manner
  • Must bring their own properly-fitted safety boots and welding helmet at time of hire. Additional safety gear (hearing protection, gloves, etc) supplied by J&J Machine Works on the job site.
  • Must provide their own transportation to & from the workplace
  • Must be willing to work additional hours when requested


  • Competitive wages
  • Benefits (medical & dental) after introductory “probationary” period
  • Optional access to employer-hosted savings plans
  • Other industry-specific benefits available (safety footwear & eyewear allowances)
  • We at J&J pride ourselves on a warm, family-oriented atmosphere with low turnover. Each employee is a valued member of the team; not just a number
  • Good variety of work throughout the day; relatively non-repetitive


  • Starting wages range from $21 and up depending on qualifications, depth of experience and diversity of skill set
  • Permanent, full-time work: 40 hours per week, plus overtime
  • Regular shift duration is 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday, performed on-site at our North Bay location.
  • Qualifying applicants will be asked to attend an interview, either in-person or remotely (via Zoom, Skype etc)
  • Individuals applying from outside of Canada will need to meet additional requirements (ie. participation in the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot program, supported by Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada) and demonstrate the ability to immigrate successfully for this position. Any and all relocation costs remain the responsibility of the applicant.


If you meet the requirements noted above and feel this position may be for you, please submit your cover letter and resumé along with any references to:

[email protected]

Please include full contact information with your submission. Thank you!

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