Metal Alloy Fabrication
  • 17-Aug-2018 to 16-Oct-2018 (PST)
  • Operations - Laser
  • Calgary, AB, CAN
  • Full Time


Company Profile

MAF Metal Alloy Fabrication Ltd. is a metal fabrication and manufacturing company that has been operating in Calgary since 1985. With safety and quality as foundational principles at MAF, we have a long history of maintaining programs and certifications valued by our customers & employees such as COR and CWB. We utilize a variety of equipment and expertise to serve a very diverse customer base ranging from oil and gas industry customers to artists and architectural designers. Our production operations include Laser cutting, water jet cutting, CNC rolling, CNC braking, and welding services.

Position CNC Laser & Waterjet Operator

Job Summary

The primary function of the CNC Laser & Waterjet Operator is to setup and run the lasers and waterjet to produce a variety of parts and products. The Laser & Waterjet Operator retrieves raw materials from storage and loads them into the machines using a forklift and an overhead crane with a variety of lifting attachments. General upkeep of the equipment and its components are required and there are learning opportunities for minor machine maintenance. Knowledge of effective operating parameters and the properties of different metals will help the Laser & Waterjet Operator to be successful.

Job Duties

The following lists the duties expected to be performed by the Laser & Waterjet Operator;

  • Operate a forklift to move pallets and trays of materials and parts
  • Operate an overhead crane with various lifting attachments to move materials
  • Operate and maintain good condition of a deburring machine
  • Operate a variety of hand tools such as orbital sanders and other compressed air tools
  • Assist with the movement of materials through the shop

Skills & Characteristics

The Laser & Waterjet Operator should be able to work effectively in a team environment, be organized with attention to detail, and work well in time sensitive environments. Experience operating waterjets and lasers is required, and experience with Amada, Bystronic, and Flow equipment in particular will be valuable to candidates of this position.



The Laser & Waterjet Operator reports directly to the Cutting Department Supervisor. They coordinate their efforts with any others holding the same position, if more than one individual holds the position of Laser & Waterjet Operator. The Laser & Waterjet Operator must work closely with the Cutting Department Supervisor, Production Manager, and Quality Assurance department.

Job Type

Monday Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Job Location


Wage & Benefits

MAF offers an hourly wage and an excellent benefits package.


  • Minimum of 3 years experience operating a Laser
    • Experience with Amada or Bystronic lasers would be an asset
  • Minimum of 3 years experience operating a Waterjet
    • Experience with Flow waterjet would be an asset
  • Minimum of 3 years experience operating a forklift
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to work in a time critical environment
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Knowledge of metals required
  • Ability to read drawings required
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