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Journeyperson Machinist - Sparwood, BC

Date:  Jul 10, 2024
Location: 

Sparwood, British Columbia, CA, V0B 2G0

Req ID:  29458
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite 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.

 

Focusing 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 growth opportunities:

  • Competitive wages: base pay is $58.16/hour
  • 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 https://www.komatsu.com/careers/ for more information.

Job Overview

 

Reports to: General Foreman, Welding and Machine Shop

Shift: 7x7, 12-hour shifts

Location: Sparwood, British Columbia

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation

Key Job Responsibilities

 

  • Machine parts to specifications using manual and CNC lathes, mills and drill presses.
  • Write simple and complex programs utilizing conversational as well as G-Code controls.
  • Use CAD/CAM software to detail and write complex tool paths.
  • Setup and operate field boring and milling equipment as required on customer sites on occasion.
  • Measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments including Faro Arm, Faro Tracker and conventual measuring equipment.
  • Set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Willingness to work overtime when required
  • Ability to work different rotating shifts
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision but also participate in the work of other machinists, millwrights and apprentices within the field environment.
  • Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements

 

  • Journeyperson Machinist Trades Certification is preferred. Will consider 3rd or 4th year apprentice with good experience.
  • G-Code Programming Experience
  • CAD/CAM Experience
  • Ability to calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and Vernier calipers
  • Must have no restrictions for access for any mine site
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Additional Information

Komatsu (Joy Global - Canada) is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce strongly contributes to our business growth and product innovation.

 

As we search for collective healing and true reconciliation, we are striving to build respectful partnerships with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada and would like to honour all the traditional territories that make up the land in which we gather, work and play. Komatsu is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics, or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

 

While we appreciate all applicant submissions, only those considered to be most qualified will be contacted for further assessment. 

 

Note to Recruiters: Komatsu and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Komatsu, directly or indirectly, will be considered Komatsu property. Komatsu will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. A recruiting agency must first have a valid, written, and fully executed agency agreement contract for service to submit resumes.

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