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Machinist Apprentice

Testing & Laboratory
038558 Requisition #
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SGS Canada is currently seeking an Apprentice Machinist to join our team at our Materials Testing Shop in Calgary, AB.  This position will be responsible for preparing standard samples for basic mechanical and metallurgical tests. 


A day in the life of an SGS Canada Apprentice Machinist:

  • Maintain registration with Alberta Advanced Education as a machinist apprentice
  • Attend apprenticeship education classes at prescribed intervals
  • Perform the machining of simple and complex parts on conventional equipment (bandsaw, lathe, milling machine, grinder, etc.);
  • Use measuring instruments (micrometers, sliding gauge, dial gauge, etc.);
  • Oxy-Acetylene and plasma cutting
  • Prepare samples according to CSA, ASTM and ASME standards;
  • Prepare samples according to customer requirements;
  • Keep a clean working environment;
  • Work in compliance with safety regulations.
  • May be assigned and coordinate special or ad hoc projects as needed.

We are looking for someone with the following Skills, Experiences and Qualifications:
  • Must be legally eligible to work for an employer in Canada without sponsorship.  
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in a Machinist related position.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain registration as a Machinist Apprentice with a recognized post secondary educational program in Alberta.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Strong Mechanical aptitude.

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity we have more than 90,000 employees and operate a network of over 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

SGS Canada is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to achieving greater accessibility by providing accommodation for people with disabilities during our hiring process.  We also have an appreciation of innovative and creative people and a commitment to safety that is at the foundation of everything we do.  We strongly encourage diverse applicants to apply.

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