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Machinist in Mississauga at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 5/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Opportunity | Machinist

Under minimal to no supervision, the Machinist performs moderately complex assignment planning, layout, set up, operating and making tool adjustments for various types of manual, numerically controlled and computerized machine shop equipment.

Major Accountabilities /Deliverables

  • Manufacture and inspect detailed parts and tools from blueprints, sketches, drawings and verbal instructions using a variety of machining tools and equipment (mills, lathes, boring mills, drill presses, saw and other machining equipment) and using mathematical and geometrical calculations.

  • Determine how to set up and operate machines based on instructions received.

  • Perform minor repairs of equipment

  • Keep work area clean and free from safety hazards. Maintain acceptable quality and efficiency level

  • Use of measuring or layout tools such as verniers, micrometers, height gauges, dial indicators, height master, gauge blocks, angle plates, V- blocks, bore and pitch gauges, protractors, squares and dividers.


  • 5 years machine shop experience and/or have completed a recognized apprenticeship as a General Machinist.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and work from work order routing sheets

  • Ability to machine as per drawing tolerance of .0005" where required

  • Must be able to demonstrate General Machinist skills in one of the following areas:

    • Lathe

    • Milling

    • Must be able to set up and use machine shop power and pneumatic tools

    • Must be able to design and manufacture fixtures and template

    • Must be able to make own layouts as per drawing

    • Must be able to understand GD&T tolerances

    • Experience operating forklifts, cranes, plate clamps and slings

  • Experience working with CNC machines- Fanuc controls and Heidenhain controls

We Offer

Curtiss-Wright is proud to offer our employees a comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance and more

  • Savings opportunities for retirement, with an opportunity to become a shareholder

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Recognition for your contributions

All successful applicants must be eligible to meet the requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and/or a Canadian government security clearance.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.