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Precision Machining

Precision MachiningPrecision Machinists use many machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, grinders, and drill presses, to produce precision metal / non-metal parts. These parts must be made to exacting standards, and the machinist uses precision measuring instruments to ensure accuracy and that the parts meet quality guidelines.  A machinist reads and interprets specifications and […]

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Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Refrigeration & Air ConditioningWorkers in this field install and maintain the heating and air-conditioning systems that control the temperature, humidity and total air quality in residential, commercial, industrial and other buildings by precisely following blueprints, design specifications and manufacturers’ instructions. They need knowledge of electrical components and systems since heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems consist of […]

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Mechanical CADD

Mechanical CADDComputer aided design, or CAD as it is commonly known, is used by computer age mechanical draftspersons to translate product design concepts into accurate and detailed technical drawings and specifications for engineering, manufacturing or other purposes. These drawings describe the size, shape and function of objects and mechanical components for the use of design […]

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Mechatronics

Mechatronics (Team of 2) Mechatronics combines the technologies of mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, electronics, information processing, basic electricity, and motor and motion control.  A career in this field can involve assembly, manufacture, maintenance and commissioning of automation machinery, products and production systems. Workers are required to complete the mechanical, electrical and pneumatic assembly of a parts transfer […]

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Electronics

ElectronicsAs electronics is now incorporated into virtually every sector of the economy, it offers a wide range of job possibilities. Some of these occupations are focused on assembling, testing, repairing and inspecting consumer, and industrial equipment and other electrical products and systems. Others involve designing, developing and testing the production and operation of electrical and […]

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Electrical Installations

Electrical InstallationsElectrical wiring is done by electricians who install, repair and maintain wiring, switches, conduits, circuit breakers, lighting and other apparatus in buildings and other structures. They need electronics knowledge and trouble-shooting skills to provide maintenance services for electronically controlled systems. Proficiency in all types of electronic applications is important as electricity is used for […]

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Cabinetmaking

CabinetmakingCabinetmaking involves more than simply designing, building, and repairing cabinets. It encompasses working with a variety of structures such as doors, windows and window frames, and all types of furniture.  Cabinetmakers use many types of materials in this work, including veneer, fiberboard, particle board, hardboard, plywood, adhesives, abrasives, hardware and metal fastenings. They must follow […]

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Industrial Control

Industrial ControlAs electricity plays a routine yet major role in our lives and more and more applications of it are being discovered every day, this field offers a wide range of job possibilities. Some of these occupations are focused on the building and testing of prototypes according to general instructions and established standards, or the […]

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Industrial Mechanic / Millwright

Industrial Mechanic / MillwrightMillwrighting involves the installation, maintenance,Skills Canada Careers Industrial Mechanics Millwright repair and troubleshooting of stationary industrial machinery, as well as mechanical equipment in factories, production plants and recreational facilities. Millwrights, on a typical job, will read diagrams and schematic drawings and service manuals to determine work procedures, operate rigging equipment to pick and […]

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Carpentry

CarpentryThere are two main categories: structural carpenters who build and maintain structures, and detail carpenters who concentrate on interior cosmetic applications. All carpenters perform numerous tasks. They may be required to install prefabricated structures such as window frames, doors or shelves, build foundations, install beams and subflooring, or erect walls and roofing systems. They also […]

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