Machine Shop

Faculty of Science Machine shop
CNC machines in the shop.


Shop will be closed to walk-ins, By Appointment Only

Make your design a reality at the Machine Shop. Our machinists design, fabricate and repair equipment for the Faculty of Science. Job submissions from non-science departments/units are considered if there is capacity.

Vacuum pump services are also available at the Machine Shop. Please include the make, model and serial number in the job request form description field.

Submit a job request now

How to use the shop

  1. Check with your supervisor before contacting the shop.
  2. Fill out the Job Submission Form, including a FAST account number.
  3. Make an appointment by phone or email. Please avoid dropping by without an appointment.
Service Cost
Estimate FREE
Minimum charge $30
Regular hourly rate (includes personal use of the shop) $45
Urgent work rate (within 5 working days or less) $67.50
Overtime hourly rate $120


Hours of operation: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed for production (urgent requests accepted): Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Elliott 029 (Basement)

Phone: 250-721-7721


No one is permitted to enter or work in the shop after hours without the express permission of the shop supervisor.

Shop staff

Name Position Email
Chris Secord Machine Shop Supervisor
Kody Matthews CNC Machinist