Ritchie’s Welding Inc. is owned by Jason Thompson. He is helped by Nichole Reitano, who is Chief Financial Officer and Goran Bjedov, who is Operations Manager.
Ritchie’s Welding Inc. and its employed welders hold valid Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) certifications in W47.1 - Structural Steel Welding under W59 Welded Steel Construction standards, W47.2 - Aluminum Welding under W59.2 Welded Aluminum Construction Standards and W186M - Welding of Reinforcing Bars in Reinforced Concrete Construction. Ritchie’s also holds various employs licensed welders for supply and assembly of vessels including: CSA B31, B51, Boiler, Pressure Vessels, ASME B31.1 Power Piping, ASME B31.3 Process Piping, repair and alteration of boilers, pressure vessels, piping and A, B, C, D, E, F, and H type fittings in accordance with CSA Standard B51, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code.
Over the years Ritchie’s has accumulated a number CWB approved welding procedures, making us your best choice for complicated welding joints and fabrication needs. If we don’t have an approved welding procedure on hand we will gladly work with our welding staff and engineers to develop, test & obtain CWB approval for any procedure to any specific application required. Ritchie’s offers fully equipped mobile services for any jobs requiring licensed welders under any codes and standards outlined above. Our 6 mobile trucks are fully equipped to tackle any jobs from housing beams to large scale structural and miscellaneous installations, pipe welding, arc air & thermal lance cutting. To better serve our clients we own multiple flatbed trailers, forklifts, boom trucks, a Manitou High Lift Telehandler, various mobile welding machines & an automated NELWELD 6000 stud welder suiting any needs – from welding on top of high rise buildings & bridges to small residential homes.
Our staff is well experienced in the construction needs of the greater Ottawa region. Ritchie’s has had the pleasure of working on a variety of jobs, including high security government projects. Our office and welding staff are security cleared to work on any government and public works venture, and we currently hold a portfolio of satisfied clients ranging from banks and public works to the Canadian Space Agency, Ottawa Airport and the Parliamentary Sector. Please visit the Projects page to see some highlights of our years of service.