The Timberland Group


Chester, Nova Scotia


This position is responsible for fabricating new and replacement parts for machinery. The position summary is to be used as a guideline only and may not incorporate all functions of the job.

  • Read job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements
  • Set stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, or template
  • Position work piece against stops, manually or using hoist
  • Operation of manual machine shop equipment including lathes, drill presses and milling machines
  • Operation of computer controlled machines including lathe and vertical machine center
  • Use of precision inspection and measuring tools
  • Perform minor machine maintenance
  • Interpret engineering drawings
  • Material selection and layout


  • General understanding of manual and conventional machining equipment, willingness to be placed in different aspects of machining environment
  • 3 – 5 years as a Licensed Machinist in a manufacturing environment
  • Operate manual lathes, mills, drill presses and CNC equipment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience in troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Possess clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Work in a co-operative group atmosphere
  • Have own basic machinist tools
  • Willing and able to work day and/or afternoon shift and overtime


Quote HAW Machinist in the subject line.

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