Job Title:

CNC Machinist


Argus Machine Co. Ltd.


Edmonton , AB

We are seeking 10 CNC machine operators for its Edmonton and Nisku, AB operations to join our fast-paced, growing team. The successful candidate will be someone who takes pride in their work and is eager learn a new trade with ambition to advance within the company.  Training on the job will be provided. 

Role accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Interpret production order information, including part descriptions, material grade, documents and drawings.
  • Read and interpret drawings and blueprints to operate CNC machines in a responsible, diligent and efficient manner.  Update and sign off production orders as required.
  • Understand the sequence of operations for a production order.
  • Carry out work order instructions to program CNC machines to customer specifications.
  • Set up, operate and monitor CNC machines, fixing programs during production runs as required.  Use measuring tools, gauges and controls as required.
  • Manufacture routine, complex and non-routine parts from raw materials.
  • Use overhead cranes and pallet jacks to safely maneuver raw material/ finished product within the manufacturing plant.  Handle materials and equipment with care to ensure raw materials are not damaged while being machined.  Report any concerns to the Plant Supervisor.
  • Complete work orders within deadlines, utilizing appropriate resources for each job.  Plans and prioritizes workload, adjusting for problems and working with the Plant Supervisor to address them.
  • Maintain the CNC Machine area and equipment daily.  Report any concerns to the Plant Supervisor and Maintenance.
  • Complete product documentation for work carried out.  Route the product and related documentation to the appropriate location once completed.
  • Record time and switch codes on the Blue Terminal, scan router operations, enter product quantity and consume parts.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • 2+ years CNC machining experience.
  • High school diploma.
  • CNC Machinist/Operator ticket considered an asset.
  • General knowledge of products and services in relation to the oil and gas industry.
  • General understanding of safe work practices, Quality Assurance requirements, and Continuous Improvement (Lean Manufacturing) principles.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Shop floor environment, extended standing and working with products.
  • Working wearing personal protective equipment 100% of work time.
  • Lifting regularly up to 50 lbs. without mechanical assistance.

Wage: $25.19 per hour

Position: Full time (40 hours per week), day shift (7:15 am – 4:00pm) and night shift (4:00pm – 2:00am) available with occasional overtime

Health & Dental benefits are available after 90-days probationary term.

Job locations:

  • 5820 97 St. NW, Edmonton, Alberta
  • 2327 5 St., Nisku, Alberta

Language of Work: English

Youth, Indigenous people, and Newcomers to Canada are welcomed to apply.


Successful candidate may apply via email by sending resume to

Posted 2023-09-08

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