Job Description:

Title: Machinist
Reports to: Fabrication Shop Supervisor
Location: The job is based in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, however, travel to other project sites in Saskatchewan is required
Duration: One to two years, depending on duration of the project
Compensation: $34.50/h, pension and health benefits
Work Hours: full time, 40hours/week, overtime at 1.5 times regular wages

Responsibilities and Tasks
– Read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, charts and tables or study sample parts to determine machining operation to be performed, and plan best sequence of operations
– Compute dimensions and tolerances and measure and lay out work pieces
– Set up, operate and maintain a variety of machine tools including computer numerically controlled (CNC) tools to perform precision, non-repetitive machining operations such as sawing, turning, milling, boring, planing, drilling, precision grinding and other operations
– Cut, bend, roll, ream, punch, drill, weld or otherwise shape and form metal stock into parts or products
– Operate machines or equipment which weld, solder, bolt, screw or rivet metal parts together
– Fit and assemble machined metal parts and subassemblies using hand and power tools
– Verify dimensions of products for accuracy and conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments
– Troubleshoot, perform corrective action or minor repairs
– Clean, lubricate and maintain equipment and replacement parts as required
– May set up and program machine tools for use by machining tool operators
– Select and transport material to work area
– Document work completed
– Other tasks as related to machining and assigned during the course of business

Required Qualifications
– A journey person certificate and 5 years work experience in the trade is required. Completion of secondary school or vocational school or a high school degree with a minimum of 10 years work experience in the trade will also be considered.
– Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
– Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
– Machinist trade certification is considered an asset
– Safety tickets are considered an asset
– Inter provincial Red Seal is an asset
– Valid driver’s license is an asset
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