Skills Bending Machine Operator near Longueuil (QC)

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "bending machine operator" was moved from the group Metalworking and forging machine operators (NOC 9416) to the group Metalworking and forging machine operators (NOC 94105).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a bending machine operator in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Metalworking and forging machine operators (NOC 94105).

Tasks

  • Build staging or erect scaffolding for heavy metalworking jobs
  • Check products for correct shapes, dimensions and other specifications
  • Clean and lubricate machinery and equipment
  • Cut, bend, roll, ream, punch, drill, weld or otherwise shape and form metal stock into parts or products
  • Document work completed
  • Lay out, set up and operate one or more light or heavy metalworking machines
  • Operate gas or oil fired furnace to heat metal to proper temperatures prior to forging
  • Operate machines or equipment which weld, solder, bolt, screw or rivet metal parts together
  • Operate presses or other forging machines to perform hot or cold forging to shape or form metal
  • Place metal pieces in furnace
  • Position and adjust dies on anvil of forging machinery
  • Position heated or cooled metal pieces on die of press or other forging machinery
  • Read and interpret specifications or follow verbal instructions
  • Remove metal pieces from furnace when colour or metal indicates proper forging temperature
  • Select and transport material to work area manually or using crane or hoist
  • Troubleshoot, perform corrective action or minor repairs

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Analysis Help -
    • Projecting Outcomes
    • Researching and Investigating
    • Planning
    • Examining and Diagnosing
    • Analyzing Information
    • Inspecting and Testing
  • Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help -
    • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
    • Operating Mobile Equipment
    • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
  • Creative Expression Help -
    • Designing
    • Writing
    • Performing and Entertaining
  • Building Help -
    • Constructing
    • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
    • Finishing Building Interior/Exterior
    • Restoring and Repairing
  • Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help -
    • Installing and Setting-Up Technical Infrastructure
    • Debugging and Reprogramming Technical Systems
    • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment

    Knowledge

  • Manufacturing and Production Help -
    • Processing and Production
    • Food Production and Agriculture
  • Engineering and Technology Help -
    • Engineering and Applied Technologies
    • Computer and Information Systems
    • Electricity (Electrical and Electronics)
    • Design
    • Building and Construction
    • Mechanics and Machinery
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