The County of Paintearth is seeking a dynamic, knowledgeable Journeyman Welder to join our shop Mechanical team.

The Successful individual reports to the Shop Manager. This Individual will be responsible for all welding repairs, fabricating new parts, ordering all inventory, and following all safe work procedures at the county welding shop and in the field.  The County of Paintearth No. 18 has a comprehensive benefits plan and participates in the Local Authorities Pension Plan.  The salary gird is between $38.50 and $47.35 per hour.    40 hours per week with the I.U.O.E. Local No.955.   


  • Valid Certified Alberta Journeyman Welding Certificate with Inter Provincial certificate
  • Minimum 5 to 10 years’ experience in all methods and techniques of welding and fabrication
  • “B” Pressure certification are considered an asset
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to deal effectively with people.
  • Experience welding in all types of Heavy-Duty Construction equipment, Aluminum, Hard Surfacing, Air Arc, Plasma Cutting, and Lathe Machining.
  • Class 5 Drivers License
  • Drivers abstract will be required

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Successful applicants must successfully complete a Pulmonary Function Test
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications

All positions with the County of Paintearth will be under the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955.

Interested individuals are invited to forward resume with references by 4:00 pm, April 17th, 2020, to:

Attention Journeyman Welder Opportunity

County of Paintearth No. 18
Hwy 12 & TWP 374
Box 509
Castor, AB T0C 0X0
Phone: 403.882.3285
Fax: 403.882.3560                                                                                                                                    
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Land Sale Opportunities


Crowfoot Crossing Industrial Subdivision
Intersection of Hwy 12 and Hwy 36
County of Paintearth No. 18

Thank you for your inquiry about Crowfoot Crossing, located just 2 miles east of the Town of Castor in the County of Paintearth, “Energy Capital of East Central Alberta”.

Situated at the prime location of the intersection of Highway 12 (primary highway between Red Deer, AB and the Saskatchewan border) and Highway 36 (high load corridor from USA to Wood Buffalo), Crowfoot Crossing industrial subdivision is a 70+ acre fully serviced land development by the County of Paintearth.

With three parcels currently developed housing the County Administration Office, a Central Alberta Co-op gas bar and cardlock facility, Alberta Highway Rest Area, and a fourth parcel recently sold to be developed into an agricultural chemical warehouse and sales operation, Crowfoot Crossing has parcels available of various sizes with great highway visibility, flexible configurations, and may be subdivided to suit individual needs.  Please refer to the attached subdivision layout and lot information sheet, as well as the land development regulations for the district.

For more information please contact check out the website at crowfootcrossing.ca  Thank you for your interest!