Machinist (Red Deer)

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Position Summary:

This is a quality orientated position with Kings Energy Services, Manufacturing division.  The candidate will be responsible for machining in the manufacturing area, working with the welding dept, assembler/testers, and assisting with the various products manufactured.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines or grinders.
  • Measure, examine and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments such as micrometers.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials onto machines.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products, and determine product dimensions and tolerances.
  • Select the appropriate tools, machines and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work.
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions and to determine need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Clean and lubricate machines, tools and equipment in order to remove grease, rust, stains and foreign matter.
  • Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory and manufacturing personnel in order to exchange technical information.

Essential Skills, Competencies and Experience:

  • Mazak 350II CNC experience an asset.
  • Mazak 5000II HMC experience an asset.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel) Ability to learn new programs.
  • Must be able to lift 70lbs.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints and to manage time effectively and efficiently.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail in a neat and organized manner.
  • Ability to be challenged and to strive for development within the position with the foresight and commitment to advance within the company.
  • Participation in Safety Program and Quality Assurance Program.


Minimum Education Requirements:

  • 3rd or 4th Year apprentice an asset.

If you are interested in applying for this position please submit resume and references through the website or fax to (403)347-1470, attention Human Resources.