Summary Bending Machine Operator - Metal Forging near Sherbrooke (QC)

Find key facts and figures about working as a bending machine operator - metal forging. The following information is applicable to all Metalworking and forging machine operators (NOC 9416).

Description

Light metalworking machine operators operate metalworking machines which shape and form sheet or other light metal into parts or products. Heavy metalworking machine operators operate metalworking machines which shape and form steel or other heavy metal into parts or products. Forging machine operators operate forging machines to form and shape metal into various shapes and sizes and impart desired strength, hardness or other characteristics. Light metalworking machine operators are employed by sheet metal products manufacturing companies, sheet metal shops and other light metal products manufacturing establishments. Heavy metalworking machine operators are employed by structural steel fabrication, boiler and platework manufacturing companies, heavy machinery manufacturing companies and in the shipbuilding industry. Forging machine operators are employed primarily in the fabricated metal products, machinery and transportation equipment manufacturing industries.

Skills

  • Clean and lubricate machinery and equipment
  • Check products for correct shapes, dimensions and other specifications
  • Lay out, set up and operate one or more light or heavy metalworking machines
  • Troubleshoot, perform corrective action or minor repairs
  • Select and transport material to work area manually or using crane or hoist

Wages

$17.60/hour

Median wage in Estrie Region

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Outlook

Fair

The job outlook is fair in Estrie Region

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Requirements

High school or specific training

High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required

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Jobs

6 jobs

advertised near Sherbrooke (QC)

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