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Machine fitters

Fit, assemble and otherwise build heavy industrial machinery and transportation equipment, including aircraft engines.

After reading and interpreting blueprints, sketches and diagrams using your renowned insight, you’ll deftly handle parts using lifting and transporting devices. Strenuous work ahead!

 
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Description

Machine fitters fit, assemble and otherwise build heavy industrial machinery and transportation equipment, including aircraft engines. They are employed in industrial machinery and transportation equipment manufacturing industries.

Main tasks

  • Read and interpret blueprints, sketches and diagrams to determine assembly operations
  • Fit and assemble prefabricated metal parts to build heavy industrial machinery and equipment such as construction, farming, and processing machinery, railway vehicles and aircraft engines
  • Move and align subassemblies and components using lifting and transporting devices such as overhead cranes
  • Install major components such as gears, pumps, motors or hydraulic assemblies
  • Inspect parts, subassemblies and finished products to ensure quality.

      Training

      DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES (DVS)

      More information

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      This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

      • Montréal
      • Montérégie
      • Centre-du-Québec
      • Grande région de Montréal

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