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Mechanical Technologist

in Engineering and Technical


Kanata, Ontario

Job Description

  • Responsible for creating 3D CAD models and 2D drawings to support the manufacture of circuit-card assemblies (CCA) as well as tools and enclosures based on sketches and/or instructions provided by design engineers.

CAD Files & Design:

  • Draw parts and sub-assemblies (2D and 3D);
  • Interface with local machines shops to obtain feedback re manufacturability, obtaining quotes and tracking to delivery;
  • Proficiency in the use of drafting tools primarily SolidWorks;
  • Performing FAI on new parts, training production personnel on recurring requirements for incoming inspection;
  • Design mechanical components, manufacturing tools and electronic enclosures independently or using guidance from engineers and designers;
  • Sketch parts in order to enable a quick prototyping capability.


Configuration and Data Management:

  • Capability to manage and control configuration of technical data;
  • Create part numbers and bills of materials in Arena PLM;
  • Archive and maintain revision control of drawings, documents and similar artifacts;
  • Assign unique identifiers to documents, expedite the ECO process and generally become the Arena and Solidworks PDMsubject-matter expert


Required Skills

  • Minimum of CEGEP level in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Industrial Design.
  • 3 years minimum of relevant experience;
  • Must be proficient with SolidWorks and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Must have good manual skills for creating mock-ups and prototypes, related experience is desirable;
  • Familiarity with standard mechanical drawing and drafting practices is essential,
  • Familiarity with electrical drawing practices is desirable;
  • Experience designing tools and enclosures is desirable;
  • Experience with revision control of CAD drawings using electronic tools is essential;
  • Experience with CM/DM in a military environment is desirable;
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team;
  • Good communications skills in the English language, French is desirable; and
  • Flexibility and willingness to master new tools used for configuration control and electronic component engineering.



  • Working knowledge of Arena PLM and SolidWorks PDM;
  • Working Knowledge of OrCAD, Library Builder or other CCA layout tools;
  • Familiarity with drawing standards ASME Y14.24 and /or MIL-STD-31000.



Expiry Date

Friday, May 19, 2017

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