RT UT Welder Fitter (nuclear industry)

Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Cambridge, ON, CA

Company: BWX Technologies

BWXT Canada Ltd. is a world leader in design, engineering, manufacture, construction and service of nuclear power generation equipment.  As a supplier of innovative, high-quality nuclear components and services we cater to a worldwide customer base.  We take great pride in supplying highly engineered solutions that allow our customers to compete within the complex nuclear power generation industry.


RT/UT Welder Fitter

Hourly rate of pay:  $38.58 (fully qualified) - Must progress through 3 Learner stages at lower rates


We have opportunities for RT/UT Welder Fitters to join our production team at our facility in CAMBRIDGE, ON.    Each member of our team plays a critical role in BWXT Canada’s success and in ensuring we meet our customers’ quality, cost and delivery expectations.  Our RT/UT Welder Fitters are considered the best in the industry and we are proud of the high level of technical skills they demonstrate every day. 




To perform all types of manual welding in all position on Company products to quality standards and perform fitting operations. 




  • Read and interpret route sheets, drawings, Shop Instruction Sheet (SIS), Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS), weld and rod cards.
  • Plan and organize the RT/UT welding process.
  • Identify and verify work piece material.
  • Communicate with the team members and shop foreman.
  • Perform basic fitting to a pre-established layout.
  • Work in a safe manner, demonstrating good workmanship and practices.




  • Proven commitment to workplace safety.
  • Commitment to quality and the ability to work as a positive, effective team member, willing to go the extra mile to ensure we meet our customer expectations.
  • Understand and adhere to quality requirements and productivity expectations.
  • Successful completion of an advanced welding program.
  • 5 years manual welding in a heavy manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to perform manual welding and repairs to RT UT quality standards and in multiple processes.
  • Intermediate level understanding of blueprint reading.
  • Must be comfortable working in confined spaces, at heights and in awkward positions.
  • Ability to pass fit-testing for the wearing of a respirator, if required.
  • Testing for this position includes:
    • Test welded in the 6G position. Pipe material Carbon .625” wall thickness
    • GTAW root pass in 6G position (visual inspection)
    • SMAW fill and cap in 6G position (visual and RT Inspection)
  • Must be available to work any of the following shifts:
    • Days: 6:00 am to 4:00 pm. (Mon – Thurs) OR;
    • Afternoons: 4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. (Mon – Thurs) OR;
    • Weekend days: 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Fri, Sat, Sun; paid for 40 hours).


We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.


BWXT Canada Ltd. embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status or disability, or any other category protected by provincial law.

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