Plumber 4th to Journeyman Field Installations

  • Nisku, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Since 1973, Alta-Fab has been providing innovative, high-quality remote workforce housing and modular solutions to industries across Alberta and Western Canada.  Here at Alta-Fab we pride ourselves on providing our clients with innovative, high-quality modular solutions, designed to meet the industrial space and remote housing needs for any industry. With 400,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space, we have the capacity to deliver on large-scale jobs.

Job Description

  • Study specifications in blueprints, sketches, or shop drawings to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required
  • Prepare layouts and patterns using measuring tools, including selecting materials, planning sequences and methods of work to measure and mark materials
  • Installation of plumbing in modular units from rough-in to finishing
  • Installation of water lines, drainage, fixtures and venting systems
  • Assemble and install valves and fittings
  • Locate and mark positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors.
  • Cut opening in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings
  • Measure, cut, bend and thread pipes using hand and power tools or machines
  • Join pipes using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, soldering or brazing
  • Assist with minor electrical and carpentry work
  • Able to work out in the field on camp setups, warranty related issues or re-work and in shop with other departments
  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of plumbing, water supply network and drainage systems
  • Troubleshooting and testing of all plumbing fixtures and systems in the modular units
  • Other duties as required


  • A strong commitment to safety and a safety leader
  • Currently registered and in good standing with the Alberta Apprenticeship Board in the Plumbing program
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications and work from sketches
  • Proficient and able to work safely with a wide variety of hand and power tools and materials required of the trade
  • Must be able to work independently or in a group/team setting as an effective learner / listener
  • Skilled in the residential construction, repair, restoration and installation techniques for assigned work projects
  • Ability to plan, lay out, and perform install of units on site
  • Ability to estimate time and materials needed for assigned work projects
  • Ability to work in a physical demanding position and a fast paced team environment
  • Ability to work in an outdoor and indoor confined work area environment
  • Ability to work out of town on rotational shifts when required
  • Current certificates in Hours of Service, H2S, First Aid CPR, CSTS/PSTS, OSSA, Man Lift, All Terrain Fork, Fall Arrest, Confined Space Entry & Rescue, Confined Space Monitor would be considered an asset
  • Position requires 3 years or more experience within residential construction and renovations
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Provide current Commercial Drivers Abstract outlining last 5 years driving history
  • Familiar with North of 60° Federal Hours of Service Regulations
  • Familiar in completing Driver Log Book
  • Familiar in completing Daily Vehicle Inspections Report
  • Position requires vehicle to commute to Nisku
  • Position requires strong English communication skills, including written, spoken and comprehension
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Additional Information

Year round full time employment. Must have vehicle to commute to Nisku.  Application process requires pre-employment drug, alcohol and physical testing.