Posted on 11/20/2023


**Fraud Alert

 It has come to Michels Canada attention that job seekers have received false employment offers from individuals or organizations posing as Michels Canada. Please keep in mind these important tips:

·  Michels Canada does not require payment from anyone seeking employment at any time during the recruitment and/or selection process.

·  All recruitment email correspondence comes from email addresses displaying the correct spelling of our company name:

·  Formal offers of employment are only made once the recruitment and selection process are complete. Personal information and banking information is NOT collected until you have been personally onboarded by our HR Team.

·  We do not extend any formal offers of employment or execute employment agreements through text messaging, social media, job posting websites or social chat platforms.

We take this matter seriously and are working with the appropriate authorities. Please remain aware on this matter and report any suspicious outreach to your local authorities and email any concerns to Note: resumes sent to this email will not be considered; please apply directly to our current career opportunities at

Project Team – Coquitlam Watermain No 4
Project Based, Full-Time
Coquitlam, BC
Referral Eligible: No



Celebrating 60 years of People | Projects | Values around the world!

Michels Family of Companies is an established energy and infrastructure organization with 25 years in Canada. We support Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater, and transportation needs.

We care about doing what is best for our people, our customers, the communities in which we work and our country. We strive to provide our employees with meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment.

Michels Canada headquarters is based in Nisku, Alberta, Canada.


Michels Canada is currently searching for a dedicated Pipefitter/Fabricator to join our team! The Pipefitter/Fabricator will be responsible for mainline or miter fabrication for pipe for a watermain. In this role you, your expertise will contribute to maintaining a safe and secure work environment for our employees and subcontractors while adhering to industry standards and regulations. Night shift availability is required. 

This position is based out of our project office located in Coquitlam, BC. 


  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture for all employees, vendors, and customers and follow all safety policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Willing and able to work in open cut trenches up to 8m deep and confined spaces on an active project with live utility work. 
  • Maintain accurate records of daily activities, including production reports and safety documentation.
  • Cut, weld and form to miters as per specifications.
  • Must be comfortable assisting with layout and fitting of miters.
  • Assist welding team as required.
  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision.
  • Must have positive attitude and able to work with rest of the crew and take direction and instruction from Superintendent and Project Supervision
  • Assists other employees when required.
  • Will experience repetitive tasks all day such as sitting, standing, twisting, kneeling, crawling, walking, using ladders, bending in awkward positions etc. Work will be labor intensive throughout shift. Must be able to perform all work duties without any restrictions or limitations.
  • TRegularly lift and/or move 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. 
  • Must be willing and able to assist or perform with other duties as assigned. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

    • Welder, Pipefitter or Fabrication Journeyperson Certificate
    • Experience with FCAW or SMAW (CWB FCAW and or SMAW an asset)
    • Must have minimum 5 years experience working with open trenches.
    • Must have minimum 5 years experience working in and around deep open cut trenches.
    • Must have minimum 5 years experience working in congested, heavily populated urban areas.
    • Must have reliable transportation to and from job site.


    • A Pressure Certification is an asset
    • Experience with CWB FCAW and or SMAW an asset
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to build strong relationships with team members and project stakeholders.



    • WHMIS
    • Confined Space Entry & Monitor
    • Confined Space Entry & Rescue
    • Fall Protection
    • Rigging


    • In house weld tests. Will need to pass with automatic and by hand.


    • Worker will need to provide their own welding helmet.


    • Must be able to communicate verbally and through written language (by hand and digitally) in English.


    We offer competitive total compensation, meaningful and challenging work, and an engaging and collaborative environment. For more information on our company, please visit our website at

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. For other opportunities at Michels Canada, join us at

    It is our commitment to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless their race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance and /or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruitment process, please send us an email to:

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    Michels Canada
    Infrastructure - COQ4
    Canada | Coquitlam, BC
    Employment Duration
    Full Time
    Job Posted