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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  7385

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Aug 5, 2022

Fabricator, Welder-Fitter, Guarding Fabricator

Join our globally growing team at ATS Industrial Automation where we create complex automation solutions at the highest level that sustainably impact lives around the world. 


At ATS, a publicly traded global company with a proud 40-year history, we help drive the future with our factory-wide automation solutions. At ATS Industrial Automation, what we do matters - both to our customers and to their customers. With 600 skilled employees around the world, we design, build and service mission-critical automated assembly and test solutions for mobility, nuclear and specialty automation. Our customers are leaders in their industries and rely on us to deliver what we promise - on time and on budget.  Combined with our broad product portfolio, financial strength and global presence, we provide our customers with the best automation solutions wherever and whenever they need them. 

Major Duties

Fits and welds preformed components and prefabricated sheet metal, structural steel and heavy plate for robotic work cells and factory automation systems. Assembles custom guarding as required.

Specific Responsibilities

•    Selects tooling and plans layout, assembly and welding operations, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal, effects of heat, allowance for thickness, machining, weld shrinkage, and welding techniques.
•    Lies out, positions, aligns and fits components together, using square, scriber, scale, straightedge, files and grinders.
•    Bolts, clamps and tack-welds parts to secure them in position for final welding.
•    Sets up equipment and completes final welding of components, using MIG & TIG. 
•    Repairs metal products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping and reassembling parts, using cutting torch, straightening press and hand tools.
•    Sets-up and operates arc or flame-cutting equipment to shape metal components to specified dimensions.
•    Install plexiglass guards and fixtures on automated work cells.
•    Operate various saws, hand tools, sanders, polishers, punching and forming equipment typically found in a fabrication environment.
•    Cut and form sheet metals, plastics, expanded metals and wire mesh to create machine barriers.
•    Work with engineered drawings and itemized material lists to lay out, procure, and preassemble doors, panels and fixed guards.
•    Work in conjunction with the machine manufacturing department to finalize guarding functionality and safety requirements.
•    Keeps production records.
•    Sets-up and operates all metal fabrication equipment and uses these in a safe manner.
•    Demonstrate leadership skills: motivation, guidance, and support. 
•    Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.
•    Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.




A Certificate of Qualification as a Metal Fabricator or Welder-Fitter or equivalent.  



Twelve years of welding and fitting experience using MIG, TIG, brazing and aluminum welding processes in a custom jobbing machine shop.

Join our ATS Industrial Automation Team because:

  • We VALUE our People: The foundation of a great company is having the best team which is why we continuously work to develop, engage, empower and energize our people.
  • We’ve got GREAT Work Perks: We provide a variety of perks to our employees. Make sure you ask more about our treat days, free gourmet coffee beverages, employee referral bonus and onsite cafeteria.
  • We offer COMPETITIVE Total Rewards: Competitive starting salaries, overtime pay eligibility, paid vacation, Employee Incentive Bonus program, comprehensive health and dental benefits including Lifestyle Spending Account, RRSP matching program and optional Employee Share Purchase Program. 
  • We support internal GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT: ATS Automation offers endless opportunities for professional growth and development. Ask about our tuition reimbursement program and our commitment to promoting from within.


ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.



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