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Machinist Apprentice Posted on Sep 18, 2017 by Orbit Hydraulics (1988) Ltd.

  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 to $35.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 23, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Orbit Hydraulics (1988) Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

1st Period Apprentice

Equipment and Machinery Experience

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

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Work Setting

  • General manufacturing
  • Agricultural equipment
  • Industrial setting

Specialized Machining Processes

Plasma ARC

Specific Skills

  • Repair machine tools and parts
  • Maintain, repair and calibrate precision measuring instruments
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, charts and tables
  • Fit and assemble components and machine parts to close tolerance
  • 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

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Measuring Tools

  • Gauges
  • Micrometers
  • Callipers
  • Verniers

Personal Suitability

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

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By Mail

11011 - 92 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V3J3

Advertised Until

Dec 23, 2017

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NOC & Interest Codes
The Machinist Apprentice is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Machinists
NOC code: 7231.1
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 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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