Mechanical Designer

  • Type: Full-time
  • Job #182124
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Mechanical Designer/Drafter (6-month Contract)

Participate in the development and drafting of designs for automated and semi-automated equipment.

Location: Peterborough


  • Participate in the development and drafting of designs for automated and semi-automated equipment (i.e. piping, machined parts, welded fabrications) using various 2D and 3D CAD software packages (i.e. AutoCAD, Inventor).
  • Work in an Engineering environment with other design personnel and in collaboration with teams of Professional Engineers and Technologists.
  • Produce and update detail part drawings, assembly drawings, layouts, and bills of material.
  • Selection of mechanical components.
  • Assist others on specific projects.
  • Participate in design reviews and occasional customer review meetings, providing resource information and design input.
  • Occasional travel to customer site locations within Ontario.
  • Accountable for cost & schedule on assigned projects.


  • Mechanical Engineering Technologist (CET) or equivalent with related mechanical design experience.
  • Experience with 3D parametric CAD software, preferably with Autodesk Inventor.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and independent decision-making ability.
  • Possess working knowledge of fundamental drafting technique and practice including GD&T.
  • Must communicate and work effectively with others.
  • Knowledge of machining practices and manufacturability constraints.
  • Must be able to multitask and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to independently create drawings using various software packages.


  • Preferred minimum 1 year related experience in design of mechanical systems.
  • Membership in OACETT or other certifying organization.
  • Experience in the nuclear industry.
  • Experience in PDM (product data management) i.e. Vault & Teamwork.
  • Knowledgeable with nuclear EC processes.