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Employee Type - Full-Time EmployeeExperience - At least 5 year(s)Travel - NoneIndustries - Engineering, Design, Manufacturing



Are you a seasoned Tool & Die maker interested in earning extra money for the next 4 to 6 months?  We are looking for a skilled Tool & Die Maker for our location on Clarence Avenue. The hours of work can be between 4 and 8 hours per day between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.  This position is ideal for a Tool & Die maker currently working evenings or nights.  

Reporting to the Tool Room Supervisor, you will fabricate tooling and die fixtures, assemble, install and repair sheet metal products. Our tool room uses conventional equipment. 

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  Review engineering drawings and blueprints, determine materials required, and plan the sequence of tasks to complete assigned projects

 Construct patterns and templates as guides for layouts

 Lay out reference points and patterns on heavy metal according to component specifications

 Rig, hoist and move materials to storage areas or within worksite

 Assemble and fit metal sections and plates to form complete units or subunits using tack welding, bolting, riveting or other methods

 Set up and operate various heavy-duty metal-working machines such as brake presses, shears, cutting torches, grinders and drills, including, to bend, cut, form, punch, drill or otherwise form heavy-metal component

 Install fabricated components in final product

 Read engineering and architectural drawings, sketches and work specifications to be performed, and lay out, measure and mark sheet metal according to drawings or templates

 Operate light metalworking machines such as shears, brakes, punches, and drill presses to cut, bend, punch, drill, shape or straighten sheet metal

 Operate plasma cutting equipment to cut sheet metal

 Install and use rigging and hoisting equipment

 Fit and join sheet metal parts using riveting, welding, soldering and similar equipment to fabricate products

 Install sheet metal products according to specifications and building codes

 Grind and buff seams, joints and rough surfaces

 Inspect product quality and installation to ensure conformance to specifications

 Sheet metal workers may specialize in on-site installation or shop manufacture of sheet metal products, or servicing and maintenance of installed equipment and systems Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications

 Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments using processes such as gas metal arc welding (GMAW) (MIG)

 Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment

 Operate brazing and soldering equipment

 Operate metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears and other metal straightening and bending machines

 Repair worn parts of metal products by welding on extra layers

 Operate previously set up welding machines such as spot, butt and seam resistance or gas and arc welding machines to fabricate or repair metal parts

 Operate previously set up brazing or soldering machines to bond metal parts or to fill holes, indentations and seams of metal articles with solder

 Assist with the maintenance and repair of welding, brazing and soldering equipment

 May adjust welding heads and tooling according to work specifications

 Works with welding equipment and tools, mechanic's hand and power tools, drill press, power saws, hydraulic press, hydraulic shear, sheet metal tools, and heavy equipment (forklifts, crane cars, and overhead cranes)


●  Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training is preferred but will consider a candidate with only hands on experience

●  Several year of tool & die making experience

●  Ability to interpret and understand Engineering drawings and manufacturing processes

●  Mechanically inclined

  Knowledge of operating related machinery (ex. CNC)

●  Knowledge of tools and their proper use

●  Knowledge of hardware and sizes of hardware

●  Excellent organizational skills

●  Ability to work under minimal supervision

●  Verbal and written communication skills

  Capable of sustained physical effort