Waterjet Operator
D.F. Boiler Tube Industries - Edmonton, AB

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Waterjet Operator
Reports to: Operations Supervisor

Job Summary:
Cutting Solutions Inc. is looking for an experienced Waterjet Operator to fabricate parts in a machining environment. We offer progressive advancement opportunities and industry competitive wages. The successful candidate will innately exhibit the corporate culture of “Service and Quality Second to None” and will be accessible to complete emergency projects when the operational requirements present themselves.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program and operate a high-pressure abrasive waterjet machine to cut and trim parts from an assortment of materials, according to specifications
  • Read and interpret blueprints to determine machine setup, type of materials needed, quantity and dimensions
  • Properly record the job number, power usage and other specifications according to set guidelines
  • Complete preventative maintenance required to ensure optimal equipment performance; fit and assemble components to machine parts
  • Maintain cutting area cleanliness and organization to the highest level possible and effectively participate in general warehouse upkeep
  • Participate with shipping and receiving functions as needed, load materials onto the waterjet

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform dimensional checks and basic Quality Control inspection of finished parts using measuring instruments; report deviations
  • Utilize appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Lead by example and help to promote the Company’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive documents, adhere to operational and record keeping guidelines
  • Participate in the required training and focus on continued professional growth and development
  • Additional authority and accountability as related to key responsibilities will be delegated upon demonstrated competency

Skills and Abilities:

  • Enjoy taking a methodical approach to your work when keeping accurate records and operating equipment
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, show initiative and be proactive
  • Organizational skills are also vital in order to maintain a clean work area and smooth efficient operation
  • Successful at getting along well with fellow coworkers and communicating effectively to learn from mistakes
  • Willing to put in overtime hours when necessary to achieve perfection and accuracy on emergency orders
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50lb

Experience and Qualifications:

  • High School education and two years’ experience operating the waterjet; some vocational training in the machinist trade preferred
  • Must have good math skills with proficient ability to use a calculator
  • Demonstrated experience using measuring tools and fabricating production parts; must be proficient in first piece inspection and set offs
  • Basic knowledge of MasterCam is required; familiarity with Flow software an asset
  • Valid Forklift Certification required; Overhead Crane Certification an asset