Arrow Transportation Systems Inc.

Marine Welder

Job Locations CA-BC-Richmond
Company Arrow Marine


In Business since 1919 and still growing, Arrow is a leader in bulk commodity hauling, reload operations, freight management, logistics, consulting, and technology with operations throughout Canada and the U.S.


Arrow Marine Services Ltd. is one of Vancouver’s most trusted shipyard and boat repair service yards located at the mouth of the Fraser River in Richmond, BC. We specialize in high-quality services for fish boats, tugboats, barges, and custom float structures.


We are looking for an for a Marine Welder to join us and become part of our Arrow family.


Great people work here!


Arrow Marine - Fabricator Welder - Grey Scale with Yellow

We Offer

  • Competitive Pay: $35/hr
  • Full Benefits including dental, life insurance, pharmaceutical, vision care, chiropractor, massage, EAP, and more....
  • Opportunity to join an RRSP matching program
  • Shift: Monday to Friday 7:30am-4:30pm
  • Year round work
  • Onsite training
  • A dynamic work environment
  • A career with a strong and growing organization

Click here for more info on Arrow Marine Services!


As an Arrow Marine Welder, you will be responsible for the welding service, maintenance and repair of small to large commercial marine vessels.


Major Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to set up and weld steel and aluminum using FCAW, GMAW push/pull welding equipment in all positions and to produce sound welds at a consistent rate to maintain both schedule and quality of projects in production.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints and welding process specifications.
  • Operate welding equipment and manual flame-cutting equipment.
  • Conduct vessel repairs, modifications, fabrication, and retrofits.
  • Monitor parts usage and report on any material issues.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in welding compliance, practices and techniques
  • Assist the Supervisor/Foreman with insight and knowledge of superior repair methods, perform random maintenance on vessels, fabricate custom prototypes from supplied drawings in a high paced production environment
  • Maintain equipment (ie. wash and paint equipment).  
  • Follow proper procedures for tools maintenance testing and repairs.  
  • Work in adherence to all safe work practices, procedures, as well as all regulatory requirements.  
  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of yard, shop, department, or work crew.   
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.  

You Possess

  • Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) tickets (minimum C ticket)
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ of relevant experience required
  • Proven All Position Welding abilities in Steel and Aluminum (CSA Standard W47.2) & MIG (GMAW) Processes
  • Experience in Flux Core (FCAW) & Stick (SMAW) All Position Welding Processes will be considered an asset
  • Fabrication experience will be considered as asset
  • A positive team attitude
  • A strong safety mindset
  • Quality oriented             
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • Solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Must speak, read and write in English
  • Must pass physical to ensure bonafide job requirements can be fulfilled

We are an equal opportunity employer.



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