Senior Hardware Designer

  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Type: Full-time
  • Job #182175
Information Technology
Toronto, ON
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Our defence and security client in Toronto, ON is looking to hire a Senior Hardware Designer for a 12 months contract role with possibility of extension.

Must have:

  • Computer literate with knowledge of CAD tools: Microstation, AutoCad (a must); Bills of Materials: understand or read;
  • SAP: input and extract data (nice to have); Configuration Management: revision control, documentation; Client Clearquest (nice to have)
  • Microsoft Office suite: documentation   



  • Demonstrating a high degree of initiative, and resourcefulness in solving problems.
  • Good understanding of SelTrac signal plans and SelTrac Radio equipment.
  • Demonstrating an advanced level of logical reasoning resulting in effective hardware application designs, products and processes.
  • Interpreting and the ability to write Requirements Preparing specifications for hardware and/or software components.
  • Proficient with the use of development tools, CAD packages (Microstation, AutoCAD) Selecting an appropriate design approach Maximizing use of existing design.
  • Possesses Client CMS Designer or Principles license



  • When required, lead a small team of designers (1 or 5 Designers).
  • Manage assigned tasks, schedule and budget.
  • Keeping track of progress on all tasks assigned to the team, Ensuring that all tasks proceed according to schedule, within budget, and in accordance with all requirements Verify that all assigned work has been completed accurately and on time.
  • Carry out all assigned work efficiently, with a minimum of supervision.
  • Generating accurate, supportable estimates for current departmental technology and providing estimates for technologies that are new to the department.
  • Intimate understanding of Clients Work Instructions and the QMS process.
  • Knowledge of Chorus process is an asset.



  • Well developed verbal skills to interact effectively and professionally in a variety of forums, Well developed writing skills to prepare clear effective documents.
  • Good interpersonal and diplomatic skills to deal confidently, courteously, and correctly with people at any level within the organization, and the customer.



  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Mentor junior or new members of the department.
  • Maintaining a high degree of professionalism in the job and in relations with others.



  • Locating and researching source documentation for design activities.
  • Making timely decisions, both independently and in concert with others.
  • Identify problems or inefficiencies in the department’s operation and suggest improvements.


  • Post secondary Technologist diploma or Electrical or Mechanical Engineering degree


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