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Job Details

Machinist, CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Posted on Dec 29, 2017 by NovaPro Machining Inc

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $29.30 to $35.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 01, 2018
Job Requirements


NovaPro Machining Inc




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Tapping machines
  • Surface grinders
  • Screw machines
  • Milling machines
  • Engine lathes
  • Drill presses
  • Computer numerical control (CNC) machines
  • Automatic lathes
  • Conventional
  • Sawing machine


3 years to less than 5 years

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

Manufacturing and industrial plant

Specific Skills

  • 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
  • Set up and adjust production machineries/tools
  • 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

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety glasses/goggles

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Measuring Tools

  • Gauges
  • Micrometers
  • Callipers
  • Calibre
  • Verniers

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • 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.

In Person

7411 44 ST S.E
Calgary, Alberta T2C3C8

Advertised Until

Apr 01, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Machinist, CNC (Computer Numerical Control) is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

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


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


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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