Experimental pieces and tooling machine operator

May 26 2019
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Trades, Technicians, Construction, Engineering, Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Aeronautical - Aerospace, Mechanical, Project - Project management - Planning, Trades - Manual - Operator - Machinist, Maintenance - Repair - Overhaul, Manufacturing - Assembly - Quality
Longueuil, QC


-The successful candidate will be required to work from drawings, working methods, sketches or verbal instructions regarding the equipment and methods to be used, in order to set, operate and adjust conventional machine tools or numerical control machines to machine new or used engine parts or parts which are being developed The candidate will also be able to repair used or new parts.
-The candidate may be called upon to perform assembly tasks and provide attachment methods, depending on the tools or part to be machined He will also select tools as needed and assemble and set these up in the machine-tool.
-Using computer software, the candidate will calculate and program the changes for machining and compensating for dimensional variations in the tools, parts or in the condition of the machine.
-He will carry out tests on the first part and the settings, and will carry out the necessary adjustments and alignments for cutting tools, cutting parameters and so on, in order to attain maximum output and the dimensions required.
-The operator is responsible for performing dimensional and visual inspections of the parts using precision measuring instruments such as jigs and CMMs. He is also responsible for keeping the relevant logbooks up to date.
-He will investigate the causes of recurring problems and recommend preventative or corrective actions He will initiate and suggest improvements to work methods and techniques to prevent the recurrence of anomalies.
-The candidate will collaborate with work colleagues, the Planning and Programming departments and the group's maintenance, logistics and quality stakeholders.
-The candidate must be able to work independently The candidate will participate in training and share knowledge with colleagues.
-He will perform routine maintenance tasks (oil levels, filter checks) to ensure that the machine is in good general condition and is functioning correctly.
-He will organize and keep the workstation in order at all times and respect our high standards regarding occupational health and safety.
-He may be asked to operate several machines simultaneously which are in close proximity.

Desired skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Interest in development and improvement
  • Able to work independently
  • Manual skills
  • Analytical mind
  • Proficiency in French (oral and written) — knowledge of English an asset


  • Vocational diploma (DEP) in machining techniques with vocational studies accreditation (ASP)
  • Mechanical engineering skills
  • * Aerospace engineering skills


  • * The candidate will ideally have one to two years' experience
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