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Horizontal Boring Drilling & Milling Machine Operator Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$40,455 (CAD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Horizontal Boring Drilling & Milling Machine Operator is $40,455 a year and $19 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Horizontal Boring Drilling & Milling Machine Operator is between $30,743 and $48,482. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Horizontal Boring Drilling & Milling Machine Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

  • Operates and prepares horizontal boring, drilling, and milling machine to perform machining operations, such as milling, drilling, boring, and reaming metal work pieces, such as machine, tool, or die parts, analyzing specifications and deciding on tooling according to knowledge of shop mathematics, metal properties, and machining procedures.
  • Examines machining instructions, such as job order, blueprint, process sheet, or layout on work piece to determine machining required, sequence of operation, tooling, feed, and speed rate, applying knowledge of materials and machining.
  • Lifts work piece either manually or with crane or hoist onto machine table or directs monorail crane operator to put work piece on machine table.
  • Positions and secures work piece to table or angle plate, using clamps, shims, and parallel blocks and verifies position with such instruments as dial indicators, gauge blocks, and height gauges.
  • Selects and mounts tool in spindle.
  • Moves controls to set feeds, speeds, and depth of cut, and to position tool and work piece in relation to each other, verifying position visually, with instruments, such as thickness gauges, and by reading dials.
  • Starts machine and observes operation, making one or more trial passes with manual control before engaging feed.
  • Verifies dimensions of machined work piece with such measuring instruments as micrometers, telescoping gauges, vernier calipers, and dial indicators.
  • Works to tolerance of plus or minus 0.001 inch.
  • May use precision positioning devices, such as dial indicators mounted on machine troughs with standard le.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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