CNC Installation Technician

CNC Installation Technician

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Mississauga, Ontario

Engineering & Technical




David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit an Installation Technician for their growing operations in Mississauga.
Under the general direction of the Installation Manager, the Technician will provide complete CNC equipment installation in accordance with plans and specifications.
The installed equipment includes lasers, punching machines, bending machines, and various types of automation.

The Role:
  • Responsible for the installation and maintenance of machinery which is used in multiple industries
  • Required to carry out heavy construction work, so must have the ability to perform physical labor, such as lifting and carrying heavy items and operating hand and power tools
  • Read and understand CAD drawings, and/or TIFF drawings to obtain precise measurements to determine machine placement in the customer's factory
  • Construct foundation for machines
  • Dismantle machines
  • Assemble and install equipment such as shafting, conveyors, and tram rails
  • Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures
  • Give direction to riggers for moving and placing a wide range of equipment, up to 50,000 lbs.
  • Regular use of a variety of tools so much have general knowledge and use of tools, i.e. hammer drill, anchors, wrenches, vise grips, etc.
  • Ability to work and think independently is critical
  • Professional appearance and good customer feedback are critical. Adherence to SOP's and implementation of new procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high-energy and fast-paced work environment
  • Adaptable and can think on your feet
  • Strong organizational skills and follow through
  • Other duties may be assigned
Travel :
  • Frequent US and travel within Canada  will be required, up to 100%, including weekends
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid passport
  • Must possess a valid driver's license, pass a motor vehicle record check, and have the unrestricted ability to obtain rental vehicles

The Ideal Candidate:
  • A minimum of a high school diploma is required
  • Must have strong interpersonal, client service and written/verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to thrive in a high-energy and fast-paced work environment 
  • Adaptable with strong problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and follow through
  • Fluent in PC use as a development and communications tool. MS Office/Excel/Word skills required
  • Strong mathematical skills, including Algebra and Trigonometry 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Competency with Digital Multi-meters. The ability to read and understand electrical schematics is required
  • Sound mechanical aptitude is a must. The ability to use common hand tools and read mechanical drawings is required
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • The ability to recognize and evaluate technical issues and limitations is required. The ability to define and manage expectations is critical
  • The ability to make sound decisions and actions is required
  • Candidate must have the ability to lift 75 lbs. without restrictions. Walking distances, transporting tools through the Customer's location is required. Climbing steps and ladders, working in areas offering tight access is frequently required
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities

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