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Automotive Engine Machinest in London at CARQUEST Canada

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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Job Description

Machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders. Engine machinists apply technical knowledge and understanding to the tasks of building and repairing commercial and automotive engines. Engine machinists will work with gasoline and diesel engines.

:Job Duties and Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Machine parts within specifications
  • Operates boring machine to machine internal surfaces of cylinders in engine block.
  • Cleans parts, before and after machining
  • Verifies dimensions, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and height gauges to ensure adherence to tolerance specifications.
  • Operates lathe, boring, or honing machine to refinish internal surfaces of bearings and connecting rods.
  • Rotor and Drum Re-surfacing
  • Cylinder Head Resurfacing & Re-building
  • Flywheel Re-surfacing
  • Press Bearings
  • Clean and maintain equipment
  • Write in labor operation codes and cost on shop cards
  • Answer customer questions (in person and by phone); assist them with heavy objects
  • Pickup and deliver engines and parts as needed
  • Keep shop organized and clean

    Skills, experience and abilities needed (but not limited to):

    • Reading micrometers
    • Using manuals and computers to look up specs.
    • Possess knowledge of auto parts and processes (prior experience in a related field)
    • Skill with machining tools
    • Knowledge of operation and safety of equipment in the shop
    • Able to work continuously on feet
    • Lift, carry, move parts and equipment weighing up to 75 lbs.; able to bend low and reach high

    Experience and knowledge in using the following equipment required:

    • Chain hoists
    • Two wheel carts
    • Phones
    • Micrometers/slide calipers
    • Hand tools
    • Air tools
    • Machine tools

    Must be at least 18 years old. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

    Job Type: Full-time