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Welders - Various Locations

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Cameron, WV, US

Company: TransCanada

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Welders - Various Locations

Reference Code: 54585

Location: United States (US)   - Cameron , WV  
Job Category: Trades/Technical 
Employment Type: Employee Full-time 
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program  

General Information

Reporting to the Crew Leader of Construction Services, successful candidates will work on a pipeline construction team and will be responsible for supporting activities with welding for both structural and high pressure piping systems.


Positions may be based in Lagrange, Indiana; Rayne, Louisiana or Cameron, West Virginia.


* This position will require significant overnight travel primarily to various states.

* This position is overtime eligible and may require extended work hours including an 8-6 work schedule, 8 days on and 6 days off.

* Candidates must demonstrate ability to pass a welding test per API 1104 regulations prior to hire.



  • Provide welding, cellulose (mild steel) and low hydrogen, and other construction related support to Construction Services;
  • Participate in pre-job planning and staging of equipment and resources prior to executing work activities;
  • Coordinate work activities and provide active control to third party contractors and able to work with and oversee contractors;
  • Welding branch connections on high pressure natural gas pipeline systems in preparation for hot-tap work;
  • Shop fabrication welding of piping assemblies and hydro testing;
  • Assist and preparation of pre-job documentation;
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA); review and creation of JSA's;
  • Ensure all work tasks and duties comply with TransCanada's Operating Procedures (TOPs), Community, Safety and Environment policies, procedures, and related state legislation;
  • Provide support for emergency pipeline repairs to both natural gas and oil pipeline systems;
  • Hot tap high pressure pipelines (Knowledge with TD Williamson tapping equipment considered an asset);
  • Other tasks as required.


Qualifications and Education



  • High degree of respect for safe work habits and the care and maintenance of tools;
  • Knowledge of labor, safety, and environmental regulations;
  • Proven strong planning and organization skills;
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal direction;
  • Capacity to understand company practices and procedures and develop/apply site specific procedures;
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment;
  • Time management skills;
  • Willingness to learn and work towards continuous improvement;
  • Ability to work with a computer and interface with management systems for expense preparation, timesheet reporting, and e-mail;
  • Familiarity with MS Office including Word and Excel or similar software would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of API 1104 welding regulations;
  • Applicant must demonstrate ability to pass welding test per API 1104 regulations prior to hiring.



  • Minimum 3 years experience in pipeline construction or related field;
  • Post secondary education in a related field or a welding certificate is considered an asset;
  • Experience welding on high pressure natural gas and/or oil pipeline systems, cellulose (mild steel) and low hydrogen.


*This position requires candidates to:

  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license;
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing;
  • Be available for overtime, extended work hours, and call-outs as needed;
  • Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home.


*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by 12/31/2018. To apply, go to and enter Reference Code 54585. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.

Make what you do matter.

At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible. 

TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.

Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.

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