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Welder, Apprentice - Red Deer, AB

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Location: Red Deer, AB, Canada
Date Posted: Mar 21, 2023


Badger is currently recruiting for an entry level, Welder at our Red Deer Manufacturing plant.  We are the only company in North America that manufactures our own Hydrovac Trucks!

Badger offers competitive salary, an incredible work environment, training, and career advancement opportunities. We offer a comprehensive benefit program which includes Health, Dental, Disability, Life, Employer Matching Retirement Savings Program and Vacation / Paid Time Off.
If you are an Apprentice in a welding trade program who has excellent fabrication skills, takes pride in their work, and is committed to the job we want to talk to you!

  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations, and compliances
  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor to facilitate prompt correction or reporting
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Competent in cutting and grinding structural steel.
  • Ability to work safely with little direction or supervision
  • Other assigned work as required


  • Follow Badger best practices with focus on Best Operator, Best Truck
  • Ensure compliance to Badgers safety and high service standards in the area. Badger is a safety-oriented company, and it is important to use this to help develop a competitive advantage and raise the standards of the industry
  • 3 years of related experience.
  • Proficient in SMAW, GMAW welding in all positions
  • Must be a registered Alberta apprentice.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work well under pressure, with strong attention to detail in a busy environment; both in a team and independently.
  • Must possess solid interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally always.
  • Willingness to engage in continuous improvements with a solution focused approach.
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment while demonstrating patience.
  • Must be willing to complete a weld-test.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada.

Candidate will be required to successfully complete pre-employment screening, which includes criminal background check, education verification and a drug and alcohol test.  

Successful candidates must provide their own safety footwear -CSA/ANSI approved, steel or composite toe, puncture resistant, min.15 cm (6”) high, min. 1.2cm (½’) heel).  Other personal protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, safety vests, etc.) will be provided.

Badger Daylighting, and its parent company Badger Infrastructure Solutions Ltd. (TSX:BDGI), is North America’s largest provider of non-destructive excavating services. We work for contractors and facility owners in a broad range of infrastructure industries, including energy generation, electricity and natural gas transmission networks, roads and highways, telecommunications, water and sewage treatment and general municipal infrastructure.   

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