Job Title:

General Machinist


H&R Machine Welding & Fabrication

Company Description: – Custom Machine and Welding & Fabrication Shop Fred Hiller founded H&R Machine in 1982. A small shop, H&R quickly gained a reputation for high quality products and a name for getting the product to the customer when they said they would. H&R Machine has managed to maintain that same high level of quality and commitment to this day. Jamie Hiller grew up with his father's business and now, as Head of Operations, proudly and competently carries on that same tradition of high standards and customer satisfaction. The seven-member staff at H&R Machine is comprised of licensed welders, licensed machinists, fitters, painters and draftspersons. Today, H&R Machine custom designs and manufactures for all segments of the market. Clientele include those in Heavy Manufacturing, Light Manufacturing, Commercial and Retail. Jamie and Fred are proud to be able to support the Rescue Services. As firefighters themselves, they take pride in being able to supply state-of-the-art, top-quality, affordable equipment to other firefighting agencies.

Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:



Full time and part time positions available


  • calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments
  • machine parts to specifications using machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, or grinders
  • measure, examine, and test completed units in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications, using precision instruments
  • set up, adjust, and operate all of the basic machine tools and many specialized or advanced variation tools in order to perform precision machining operations
  • align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines
  • monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process
  • study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products, and determine product dimensions and tolerances
  • select the appropriate tools, machines, and materials to be used in preparation of machinery work


  • previous experience as a general machinist
  • previous machinist experience operating lathe, milling machine and drill press operations
  • must be able to understand simple and complex drawings
  • good work ethics: must be punctual, reliable, good communication and team work skills
  • work safe and meet deadlines
  • ability to work with minimal supervision
  • physically fit: ability to do physical labour and other strenuous physical tasks
  • basic math skills and mechanical aptitude
  • must have valid driver license

How to Apply:

Please email resume to  Please have job title and employer in subject line, as well as interest in working F/T or P/T. Or, apply in person @ 201 Gregson Court, Fergus, ON   Note:  no phone calls