Machining tool operators
Set up, operate or monitor metal cutting machines designed for repetitive work in manufacturing industries and machine shops.
You have a marked interest in mechanics, technologies and the industrial environment and you read assembly plans and specifications with ease. Your sense of observation will allow you to detect any defect. Thanks to your responsiveness, you will resolve problems quickly and efficiently.
Machining tool operators set up and operate or tend metal-cutting machines designed for repetitive machining work. They are employed by metal products and other manufacturing companies and in machine shops. This unit group also includes workers who etch or chemically mill metal pieces.
- Study job orders and interpret blueprints to determine machining operations to be performed
- Set up and operate machine tools to perform repetitive machining operations, such as turning, milling, drilling, boring, planing, honing, broaching, grinding or other machining operations
- Verify dimensions of parts machined using micrometers, callipers and other precision measuring instruments
- Prepare etching solution and immerse metal parts or workpiece in etching solution to remove unwanted portions
- Perform routine maintenance on equipment and machinery
- May enter codes specifying speed, feed and cut of the toolpath for computer numerical controlled (CNC) machine tools.
DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES (DVS)
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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:
- Grande région de Montréal