Machinist, 4th year Apprentice - National Services Group

Date:  Nov 25, 2023

Edmonton, AB, CA, T5M 3S5

Req ID:  24772
Onsite or Remote:  Hybrid Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.


With a focus solely on mining, Komatsu Mining designs, manufactures, distributes and services extensive product lines of highly reliable P&H surface mining equipment and JOY underground mining machinery used to cut, crush, load and convey coal and industrial minerals worldwide. Customers receive a superior experience through direct relationships with Komatsu Mining's support people, and through its services located close to the mines. Komatsu Mining's products and related services are used extensively for the mining of coal, copper, iron, gold and other mineral resources and the company employs people worldwide.


Komatsu Mining Corp. offers rewarding experiences and unique opportunities for growth:

  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health & dental, vision coverage, healthcare spending account, and life insurance)
  • Personal wellness spending account
  • Company sponsored registered pension plan (RPP), and matching program.
  • Safety boot voucher
  • Paid vacation
  • Company supplied tools
  • 4/5 Rating on GlassDoor · Sustainable employment
  • Ability to be a part of an exciting innovative company developing new state of the art technology and equipment
  • Discussion regarding full compensation package conducted upon initial pre-screen


Please visit our website for more information.

We are currently looking to add a 3rd or 4th Year Machinist to our National Service Group (NSG) - Mobile/Project Based.


Reports to: Manager, Planning & Scheduling

Shift:  14 x 7, 6 x 1, 14 x 14, 12 x 2 depending on project requirements, Days or Nights - 100% Travel

Location: Home office located in Edmonton, AB, but work is project-based across Canada (Candidates from Western Canada preferred (BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan)

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation


Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers.
  • Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, Line Boring, milling machines, Bortech welding and grinders.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Setup, adjust, and operate all basic and specialized machine tools to perform precision machining operations.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products and determine product dimensions and tolerances.
  • Maintain machines and troubleshoot malfunctions. Determine if machines require adjustments or repair.
  • Program computers and electronic instruments such as numerically controlled machine tools.
  • Build or dismantle machines and shovels using hand tools and power tools; examines for defects and replaces parts where needed.
  • Support metalworking projects from planning and fabrication through assembly, inspection and testing.
  • Recommend changes or modifications for improved efficiency.


  • Must have completed 2-3 years of registered apprenticeship training.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to understand, follow and transmit oral and written instructions, and communicate effectively with management and team members.
  • Proficient in the safe and efficient use of machining tools, hand tools, power tools and measurement tools.
  • Ability to travel interprovincially during shift rotation.
  • Proof of completed apprenticeship hours.
  • Able to meet all physical requirements.
  • Must be able to climb, work at heights (may exceed 200 ft).
  • Confined Space work when required
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Able to work overtime, nights, and weekends as required by the project.
  • Observe and comply with all safety and project rules.
  • Prior to offer, all candidates are required to pass a drug and alcohol test, a fit for work test, and background check.



Komatsu is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, creed, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, military service, medical condition, physical or mental disability, and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal and provincial Human Rights legislation.


Komatsu is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to all applicants due to a disability and can be requested by contacting our recruitment team.


We thank all applicants for their interest however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. No agency or candidate phone calls please.