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An exciting opportunity with a growing family owned business exists for dedicated skilled labour wishing to work on a variety of projects from small to large. 
If you have experience and the ability to visualize a project, take pride in your finished work, solve mechanical and structural problems through problem solving and wish to work in the world of Agriculture, this may be the position for you.

Terms of Employment:  Full Time Permanent and Seasonal Full Time positions available; Weekends; Overtime; Some overnight work; (Potential Full Time Permanent position on completion of season)

Anticipated Start Date:Immediately
Location:  Dover Centre; South-western Ontario
Experience:  Please indicate specific type/techniques and years of welding and mechanical or electrical experience, as well as other relevant previous job duties and tasks on resume.  The successful candidate:

  • Must be self motivated and take pride in quality of work
  • Work with minimal supervision in a changing work environment
  • Must be Innovative and an experienced problem solver
  • Have knowledge of metal fabrication equipment and practices
  • Is preferred to have  experience with installation and maintenance  of material handling equipment and grain storage systems; candidates with transferable knowledge will be considered
  • Experience in SMAW and GMAW would be an asset ; ability to read/interpret drawings/blueprints as asset

Type of Construction:  Installation of Grain Storage, Handling and Drying equipment; Bucket Elevators, Conveyers, Spouting and other Material Handling Applications, as well as Custom Fabrication.  Perform Service Work and Maintenance of existing Grain Handling Equipment.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:  Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; tight deadlines; physically demanding; Occasional travel away from home
Work Site Environment: Working Outdoors in varying weather conditions; Ability to work at heights is a must.
Transportation: Valid driver’s licence and means of daily transportation
Own Tools/Equipment: CSA approved steel-toed safety boots
Additional Comments:  Would be an asset: Industrial mechanic (Millwright) Trade Certification; Machinist Trade Certification; AZorDZ licence, Lift Truck License, Fall Arrest Training, Aerial Lift Training/Experience, Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act (Ontario).

How to Apply: 
Please send resume including qualifications, references and salary expectations:

Please apply by email, mail, fax or in person.  Questions regarding this job vacancy can be directed to Nikki Horton, Human Resources, Devolder Farms at (519)352-8799
Fax:  (519) 352-9445
By Email:
By Mail: Devolder Farms Inc.
26439 Kennedy Rd.                                                                    
Dover Centre, ON N0P 1L0    

Attention: Nikki Horton, Human Resources

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