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Machinist – Working Level

  1. Mississauga
  1. Nuclear

SNC Lavalin are looking for x3 experienced Machinists to join our Mississauga location.

This position will consist of shift work with an afternoon schedule, working 4pm - 2am Monday-Thursday.


  • Perform programming, set-up and machining, using manual and CNC machines
  • Complete a process from start to finish – including programming (e.g., from models and drawings, using EdgeCAM and Mazatrol)
  • Set up and run close tolerance parts (sometimes within .0005” or better on a variety of steels – mostly - 17-4 Ph, 304, and 403 stainless steels on CNC lathes (Mazak, Mori Seiki and Boeringer)  and CNC mills (Mazak, Toshiba, OKK and Makino)  
  • Consistently and efficiently produce error-free machined parts using a variety of machines
  • Consistently read drawings and accurately machine close-tolerance dimensions on complex machined parts made of various materials
  • Efficiently and safely use machines; keep machines and work areas clean
  • Work with minimum supervision on jobs requiring an advanced skill level
  • Solve problems independently
  • Provide technical guidance and assistance to other machinists
  • Operate overhead cranes and forklift trucks in a competent and safe manner
  • Perform safety related tasks
  • Be accountable to machine shop supervisor and/or job leader as applicable
  • Provide accurate machining estimates when required
  • Supervise staff and distribute work when required
  • Work according to Candu’s procedures and quality program
  • Work may include occasional field assignments and work in a radiation environment at a client site
  • Work in a safe manner and follow Candu and jurisdictional safety rules
  • Be available to work planned overtime


  • Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent and 10 to 12 years of relevant experience
  • Completed a general machinist apprenticeship program or equivalent
  • Proficient in reading drawings and working from drawings
  • Experience with computers used for machining operations and general computer usage
  • Completed a CNC programming training program
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Previous supervisory experience or training
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Able to pass certification requirements for rigging and operation of overhead cranes and forklift trucks
  • Must be designated as a Nuclear Energy Worker (NEW) or willing to be designated as a NEW

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences

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