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Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: Hamilton, ON, CA, L8N 8GK

Company: Bunge

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this position will respond to Plant equipment maintenance tasks and complete construction and fabrication projects as assigned. This position is responsible for the installation and maintenance of equipment in the Hamilton Crush and Edible Oils Facilities. This will include troubleshooting and repairing mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic industrial equipment.  Lay out, assemble, fabricate, maintain and repair piping systems which carry water, steam, chemicals or fuel used in heating, cooling, lubricating and other processes in an industrial plant.  The position of Steamfitter is a unionized (United Food and Commercial Workers Union - Local 175) hourly paid position.


Pay Rate: $42.11an hour

Work schedule: Monday through Friday 7am to 3:30pm


Core Functions:

  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by safely performing maintenance tasks to troubleshoot, repair and maintain all facility equipment (e.g. process and steam distribution system piping). 
  • Welds and fabricates pipe spools.  Cut and bevel pipe using cutting torches, saws, threading machines and pipe cutting machine.  Assemble and installs a variety of valves and fittings.  Prepare and fit pipe for welding by a certified welder or join pipe and fittings by means of threaded, brazes or soldered joints.  Secure pipe to structures with clamps, brackets or hangers. Cut penetrations in walls, ceilings or floors.  Fabricate, install, position, or connect components, parts, finished products, or instruments for testing purposes, including hydro testing
  • Operates fork truck to move parts materials.  Maintains inventory of consumable materials related to trade and advises supervisor to reorder as required. 
  • Participate in various safety related and technical training. 

Work Hours: 40 hours/week 7am-3:30pm Monday-Friday.  Must be able to work overtime as required. The Company reserves the right to alter the starting and quitting times as well as the working schedules for the efficient operation of the business.


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Current and valid 307A Certificate of Qualification in the province of Ontario 
  • CWB welding certificates are an asset.
  • Knowledge of Food Safety Programs (HACCP and GMP) is an asset.
  • Prior experience as a Steamfitter / Pipefitter in an industrial setting - 2 to 5 years.
  • Able to communicate with colleagues and provide a safe working mentality on the job.
  • Experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting piping systems such as remove and replace worn components, do general maintenance work and work on plant shut-downs.
  • Measure, cut, thread, groove, bend, assemble and install metal pipes, valves and fittings.  Join pipe sections, related equipment and secure in position.
  • Proficiency in the following area: Preventative Maintenance; Hand / Power tools; Machine tools; Measurement devices including calipers; Welding and cutting skills; and Basic rigging skills.
  • Use, interpret and care for the tools and equipment commonly employed on an industrial project such as cutting torches, threading machines, grinder, beveling machines, round-up clamps etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret shop prints, engineering drawings and specifications to determine the type of pipe and tools to use, and lay out the sequence of tasks.  Sometimes make detailed sketches for pipe and equipment fabrication and installation, as required.
  • Use testing equipment to check systems for leaks.
  • Must have manual dexterity, mechanical aptitude, the ability to read and understand complex instructions, and the ability to do careful and exacting work.
  • Knowledge of Predictive Maintenance techniques and practices is an asset.
  • Prior experience in working with a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is an asset..
  • Ability to read shop prints and engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of Predictive Maintenance techniques and practices is an asset.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Able to work in exposure to extreme temperature ranges.
  • Able to work in areas that are continually exposed to grease, oil, dust, fumes.
  • Ability to climb and work on ladders.
  • Ability to work at height.
  • Able to work in confined spaces that have been correctly permitted and monitored for vessel entry.
  • Must be able to safely operate a fork truck; walk, stand, stoop or kneel for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to wear standard required PPE at all times; safety shoes, safety glasses, hard hat.
  • There is a requirement that the successful candidate reside within 1 hour of the Plant.
  • Ability to wear specialized PPE as required: fall arrest harness and lanyard, respirator.


Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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