Experimental Welder

Woodlands, Manitoba


Posted: December 25, 2023

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Company Description

Yakta is dedicated to having the best customer service and the most innovative products in the Outdoor Power Equipment industry. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a growing family and growing company.

Job Description

Yakta is looking for highly motivated, enthusiastic Welders to join our R&D Team! This position is full-time and includes a benefits plan that starts after a successful probationary period. Your role as a Yakta welder will be to fabricate prototype mowers for our testing and use in the field. To excel at this role you should be able to have general knowledge of welding and interpret blueprint drawings. All tools are provided with competitive wages. Personnel are required for a variety of shifts. Overtime may be required on some days.

Yakta designs and assembles zero-turn lawn mower outdoor equipment. We pride ourselves on a workplace culture of open ideas and constant improvement! Honestly, it is hard to describe the positive vibes here, you’ll just have to come see for yourself!


    • Love to keep busy
    • Are curious & ask good questions
    • Eager to learn and not afraid to fail
    • Are hands on
    • Want to keep people safe
    • Are determined to win individually and as a team!


    • Love people who like the outdoors
    • Aren’t afraid to make mistakes
    • Care more about your attitude and values than your experience.

The Role:

    • Meet your daily goal by following welding processes
    • Read blueprints and drawings
    • Set up components for welding according to specifications
    • Being adaptable to our work flow
    • Operate angle grinders and welding machines
    • Work well with others, being a team player
    • Making clean and even welds, cleaning and scrapping the finished product
    • Follow safety and cleanliness protocols


Desired Skills/Experience:

    • Punctual
    • Proven experience as a welder
    • Attention to detail
    • Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards and safety precautions
    • Physically able to lift weight over 50 pounds
    • Able to use a computer for shipping/receiving tasks also.

Additional Information

Yakta understands that the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting the perfect candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply!


    • Company events
    • Dental care
    • Paid time off
    • RRSP match


    • Welding: 1 year (required)