Under the direction of the Shop Foreman, the Machinist is responsible to produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintain quality and safety standards; keep records; and maintain equipment and supplies.
- Responsible for setting up machines according to program and operate in conjunction with work orders.
- Stamp and re-stamp all parts with specified identification.
- Operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner
- Complete tasks assigned efficiently and ensure that quality standards are met (ISO 9001:2015, API Standards).
- Interacts with the QA/OHS manager in all matters concerning quality and safety.
- Machine parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders. Operate grinding and cutting equipment.
- Measure, examine, or test completed units to check for defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments, such as micrometers as per quality management system.
- Monitor equipment operation to ensure proper function. Maintain machine tools in proper operational condition. Keep machines clean and maintain a clean/neat work area.
- Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection, and testing, using knowledge of machine functions, metal properties and mathematics.
- Evaluate machining procedures and recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency or adaptability.
- Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, diagrams, manuals and/or parts to be repaired or fabricated to determine operations to be performed and materials required.
- Clean and maintain shop and perform light maintenance on machining equipment, tools, etc. for the purpose of ensuring the availability and functioning of required items and ensuring safety.
- Participate in safety meetings and provide feedback for pre-job hazard assessments.
- Operate company equipment using safe work habits, obeying all company and legislated rules.
- May perform other general duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Journeyman machinist (Alberta Journeyman ticket).
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a machinist role.
- Able to understand basic technical specifications, with the ability to conceptualize 3D objects from 2D drawings.
- Experience in the oilfield services sector in Alberta with an aptitude for physical labour.
- Class 5 Driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract.
- Experience and knowledge working in an ISO 9001:2015 environment and with requirements of the American Petroleum Institute (API) an asset.
- Good organizational skills.
- Good English skills, both spoken and written with the ability to communicate with respect and professionalism.
- Under minimal supervision, able to follow directions and meet deadlines.
- Reliable and dependable with a high degree of flexibility and adaptable to changing priorities, results oriented.
- Good problem-solving skills, able to use good judgment in response to unexpected problems.
- Completion or willingness to obtain the following certifications: TDG, WHMIS, H2S, 1st
Machines applicant will be required to train on and use:
- Haas TL3 Lathe
- Manual Milling Machine
- CNC AccuKut Hypertherm Plasma Table
Job Type: Full-time
- CNC milling and programming: 3 years (Preferred)
- CNC Machinist: 3 years (Preferred)
- machinist: 3 years (Preferred)
- Red Seal (Required)