CNC Machinist
Nelsen Technologies Inc.
Leduc, AB

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • 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)