Machining Tool Operator Alternative titles: Machinist, Machine Tool Operator, Die Maker, Machine Technician

$22.50/h Average Salary
Job Prospects

What are the main duties?

  • Set, program and operate machine-tools: lathes, milling machines, boring machines, shears, etc.
  • Machine mechanical parts out of different types of metal (such as steel, aluminum, copper, stainless steel).
  • Correct, straighten or adjust parts.
  • Using precision tools, verify dimensions of parts machined.
  • Service machine-tools.

Is it right for you?

  • You enjoy working with objects.
  • You are meticulous, precise and detail-oriented.
  • Your eyesight is excellent.

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Where is this program being offered?
regions quebec EstrieMontréalLanaudière and Montérégie
Job Placement Rate
60% Job Placement Rate
15% % who pursue further education
Duration of training 1800h
16 to 22 months
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