Machining Tool Operator

Mill Operations

Job Description

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.

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  • You like mechanical problems
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Communities

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HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, ALBERTA
FORT ST-JAMES, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Education And Training

Some secondary school education is required. College or other courses in machining may be required. Several months of on-the-job training are provided. Senior positions in this unit group, such as set-up operator, require experience as a machine operator.

Niagara College
Dalhousie University
Trinity Western University

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NOTE

The requirements listed are generally required qualifications for this Career Type. The qualifications may vary based on the employer and/or the geographic location of that job.

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