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We are currently looking to fill one permanent, full-time position:

Journeyman Machinist or Apprentice

Start date: As soon as possible
Positions available: 1
Location: Kamloops, BC
Education: Red Seal Journeyman Machinist Certification


  • Set up and operate manual machines including lathes, milling machines and vertical boring mills

  • Preference to candidates with proven experience with large parts

  • Both Positions require the following Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to verify dimensions of products for accuracy and conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments.

  • Read and comprehend work order for product specification.

  • Exhibit good understanding of general manufacturing and the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Assurance program.

  • Working with dimensions, tolerances, feed rates, cutting speeds.

  • Ability to set specific machining technologies with minimal supervision and concern for part complexity.

  • Knowledge of consumable tooling usage and application for specific machining technologies regarding terminology and application.

  • Good grasp of geometric dimensioning and tolerance.

  • Good understanding and capability of setting and using most measuring tools. Verify quality of machined components to specifications.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, charts and tables or study sample parts to determine machining operation to be performed and plan best sequence of operations.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Able to work to close tolerances

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