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Job Details

Machinist

Employer

Orbit Hydraulics (1988) Ltd.

Date Posted

August 03, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $36.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 17, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Orbit Hydraulics (1988) Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work Setting

  • Agricultural equipment
  • General manufacturing
  • Industrial setting

Tasks

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, charts and tables
  • Repair machine tools and parts
  • Fit and assemble components and machine parts to close tolerance
  • Maintain, repair and calibrate precision measuring instruments
  • Document and report deviations from specifications and tolerances
  • Maintain inspection records and complete inspection reports
  • Verify dimensions of parts machined using precise measuring instruments (e.g., micrometers, calipers)
  • Compute dimensions and tolerances and measure and lay out work pieces
  • Set up, operate and maintain a variety of conventional and computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools
  • Verify dimensions of products for accuracy and conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments

Measuring Tools

  • Micrometers
  • Callipers
  • Gauges
  • Verniers

Specialized Machining Processes

Plasma ARC

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Automatic lathes
  • Boring machines
  • Computer numerical control (CNC) machines
  • Cylindrical grinders
  • Drill presses
  • Engine lathes
  • Honing machines
  • Lapping machine
  • Milling machines
  • Sawing machine
  • Surface grinders
  • Tool grinders
  • Universal grinders

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Attention to detail
  • Overtime required

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

Experience

Experience an asset

Screening questions

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

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits


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

Interest Codes

Machinists
OBJECTIVE

Interest in setting up and programming machine tools for use by machining tool operators when required

INNOVATIVE

Interest in performing precision machining operations such as sawing, turning, milling, boring, planing, drilling, precision grinding and other operations, and in planning best sequence of operations

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to verify dimensions of products for accuracy and conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments

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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Abilities

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Physical Abilities

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