Machine Shop Technician


Department: Mechanical Support

Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Reporting: Lead machinist


Summary statement

Support the efforts in the machine shop by cleaning, organizing, and maintaining the machine shop in accordance with lean manufacturing principles.

Major Duties and Responsibilities


  • Daily tidying of machine shop
  • Organize materials and storage thereof
  • Execute preventive maintenance of machines and tooling
  • Assist in the fabrication of materials where appropriate
  • Other assigned duties


Minimum Qualifications and Skills


  • Good organization and communication skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Reliable performance and quality work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.


Working Conditions


  • This position may require work on rotating shifts including days, evenings, nights and weekends
  • Mandatory use of PPE
  • Must be able to perform repetitive functions


Type of Supervision Received


Task assignment and priorities are set by lead machinist. Yearly performance reviews and setting of annual performance goals is done together with the Director of Optical and Mechanical Suport.


Please send resume submissions to:

Kate Ferguson

Iridian Spectral Technologies

We will contact only those considered for interviews.


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