Summary Bending Machine Operator near Whitehorse (YT)
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).
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Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
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
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High school or specific training
This occupation usually requires a secondary school diploma or several weeks of on-the-job training.
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- 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
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