Summary Bending Machine Operator near Whitehorse (YT)
Find key facts and figures about working as a bending machine operator. The following information is applicable to all Metalworking and forging machine operators (NOC 94105).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (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
High school or specific training
This occupation usually requires a secondary school diploma or several weeks of on-the-job training.
Median wage in Yukon
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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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