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Machine Fitter


Vestas Canadian Wind Technology, Inc.

Date Posted

May 25, 2023


  • Location Fort Macleod, AB
  • Earnings $26.52 to $39.25 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 24, 2023
Job Requirements


Vestas Canadian Wind Technology, Inc.




  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • Confined spaces
  • At heights

Work setting

  • Fitting
  • Inspection


  • Install major components such as gears, pumps, motors or hydraulic assemblies
  • Read electrical schematics, blueprints and other technical diagrams
  • Climb and work aloft on poles, ladders or other support structures

Equipment and machinery experience

Hydraulic components

Area of specialization


Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transportation
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Willing to travel cross-border

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Attention to detail
  • Overtime required
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?


1 year to less than 2 years

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes
  • Involves supporting green economy sectors

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Life insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Machine Fitter is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Machine Fitters

Interest in precision working to move and align subassemblies and components using lifting and transporting devices such as overhead cranes


Interest in inspecting parts, subassemblies and finished products to ensure quality


Interest in compiling information to install major components such as gears, pumps, motors and hydraulic assemblies

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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