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Ralmax Group of Companies


Company: Ralmax Group of Companies

Business information: Ralmax Group of Companies is a diversified group of local industrial businesses focused in and around Victoria’s working harbour. The companies within the group include Ralmax Contracting Ltd., Ellice Recycle Ltd., Point Hope Maritime Ltd., Trio Ready-Mix Ltd., United Engineering Ltd., Ralmax Properties Ltd., Chew Excavating Ltd., Esquimalt Drydock Company and Nixon Bros. Truck Repair Ltd.  The Ralmax Group is also a partner in Salish Sea Industrial Services Ltd. with the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations.

Business Address: 343A Bay Street Victoria, BC V8T 1P5

Work Location: 343A Bay Street Victoria, BC V8T 1P5

Other addresses:
Point Hope Maritime: 345 Harbour Rd, Victoria BC
United Engineering Ltd: 327 Harbour Rd, Victoria, BC
Salish Sea Industrial Services: 327 Harbour Rd. Victoria, BC
Esquimalt Drydocks: 825 Admirals Rd. Victoria, BC

Type of Employment: Full Time– Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:
•           Perform mechanical disassembly & assembly along with the ability to install mechanical equipment
•           Set-up and operate a variety of lathes, milling machines and multi-tasking machining centers
•           Ensure parts are produced to specifications, verify work piece dimensions are correct and made within tolerances
•           Manually machining and manufacturing quality precision parts from various materials to specified size and shape, based on Work Order, drawings and specifications provided
•           Read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, charts and tables or study sample parts to determine machining operation to be performed and plan best sequence of operations
•           Fit and assemble machined metal parts and sub-assemblies using hand and power tools
•           Use precision measuring tools such as micrometers, calipers, verniers, dial indicators, etc.
•           Compute dimensions and tolerances and measure and lay out work pieces
•           Verify dimensions of products for accuracy and conformance to specifications using precision measuring instruments
•           Set up, operate, and maintain a variety of machine tools to perform precision, machining operations such as sawing, turning, milling, boring, drilling; troubleshooting as required
•           Inspect the machined product; correct any defects
•           Complete any required documentation and report deviations from specifications
•           Clean, lubricate and maintain equipment
•           Contribute to keeping locations in and around the plant clean and hazardous free
•           Support continuous improvement and quality objectives regarding machine shop procedures and practices

– Education: Completion of high school is required
-Experience: At least 3 years of experience as a machinist in a manufacturing environment or a combination of work experience in the trade and some college or industry courses in machining is required
-Must have steel/metal machinist experience to be considered for the position
– Able to lift up to 50 lbs, kneel, climb ladders, and walk on varied terrain
•           Proficiency with lathes, milling machines, and drill presses to manufacture and repair components for heavy industry is required
•           Experience with horizontal and vertical boring mills, as well as line boring is a strong asset
•           Experience in jobber shop repair environment is a strong asset
•           Ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical manuals and drawing, written procedures, and verbal instructions
•           Ability to manage complex machining tasks with a high level of productivity and accuracy
•           Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
•           Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
•           Ability to follow all Company policies and procedures, including safety
•           Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times
•           Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers and/or supervisors with other duties as required
•           Must possess a current and valid driver’s license to drive to customers’ sites
•           Work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Manual dexterity, Hand-eye coordination, Standing for extended periods, Overtime required, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Handling heavy loads

Personal suitability: Judgement, Dependability, Flexibility, Accurate, Team player, Reliability

Salary: As per the collective agreement base rate of $40.14 per hour. + Vacation & Holiday Pay + Tool allowance + Night Shift Premium + Pension.  40 hours per week

Benefits: Health and Welfare contribution. Coveralls are provided or a stipend is provided to employees to obtain their own coveralls upon completion of their probationary period. Company vehicle supplied by the employer if needed.

Other information: Flexibility in schedule is required. Work schedule: 5 days a week between 7:30 am and 4:00 pm, Monday to Sunday. Overtime and working on holidays will be required.

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