CNC Lathe Operator - 1st Shift (Hamilton/Burlington)

locationBurlington, ON, Canada
PublishedPublished: 4/16/2024
CNC Operator
Full Time
Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

The primary responsibility of this position is to set up and operate production machines such as vertical and horizontal machining centers. Machine materials to drawing specifications. Reads and interprets drawings and specifications, to include Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T), as required. Perform in process inspections where required.


• Requires daily onsite attendance; this is not a remote-work position.

Duties & Responsibilities


• Study sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
• Measure, mark and scribe dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining.
• Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills and lathes.
• Calculate and set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
• Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjust machine controls.
• Set up and operate machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
• Develop specifications from general description and draws sketches of part or product to be fabricated.
• Verify conformance of finished work piece to specifications.
• Confer with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.
• Manual adjustments as required on programs: Fanuc control vertical CNC Lathe machines .
• Ability to work 1st shift: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
• Other duties as assigned.



• Minimum 1 year of machining environment or trade school experience.
• Minimum 1 year experience with CNC machines (Mills & Lathes).
• Experience with the use of quality control measuring devices (micrometers, gauges, indicators, scales calipers, etc.).
• Experience with manual adjustments as required on programs (Fanuc controls).


• Prior experience with set up and operation of CNC machining centers (vertical, horizontal rotary attachments).
• Ability to read and edit machine programs and comprehend GD&T.
• Mastercam programming experience.
• Fagor control experience.

Additional Information


This position is considered SHOP/INDOOR WORK which is characterized as follows.
• Primarily indoors during the day and occasionally at night.
• Frequently working on or near moving equipment and vibrating equipment.
• When outdoors, humidity is frequently above 90%.
• Noise is over 85 decibels.
• Light is intense/glare.
• Occasional exposure to open fire/flames/sparks.
• Frequent exposure to airborne dust, fumes, and gases.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered HEAVY work.


• Lift up to 50 pounds.
• Work in confined spaces, kneel, jump, run, work while lying on his stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands.
• Differentiate between colors.
• Wear PPE for skin protection.
• Eye protection.
• Operate a motor vehicle - to be trained.


• Lift 20-50 pounds.
• Wear PPE for head, hands.
• Climb stairs/ladders, stand, balance, stoop, squat, reach, and lift/carry objects.
• Twist, sit with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated.
• Work with arms extended below the waist, unsupported, elbows flexed, wrist supported and unsupported.


• Lift 10-20 pounds.
• Standing and walking.
• Wear PPE for body, vision, and hearing protection (as required).
• Steel/safety toed shoes/boots.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors

Required skills

  • Mastercam
  • Steel
  • Fagor
  • Fanuc