Machine fitters

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7316
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Job Duties for Machine fitters

  • Read and interpret blueprints, sketches and diagrams to determine assembly operations
  • Fit and assemble prefabricated metal parts to build heavy industrial machinery and equipment such as construction, farming, and processing machinery, railway vehicles and aircraft engines
  • Move and align subassemblies and components using lifting and transporting devices such as overhead cranes
  • Install major components such as gears, pumps, motors or hydraulic assemblies
  • Inspect parts, subassemblies and finished products to ensure quality.

Working Conditions for Machine fitters

Work is performed indoors, where the use of heavy equipment and tools may cause injury.

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