Senior Mechanical Designer in Peterborough at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/28/2020

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JobID: 380835

Senior Mechanical Designer

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform requirements capture from customer enquiries and technical specifications
  • Develop concept designs
  • Undertake preliminary engineering calculations
  • Produce and review detailed drawings & bills of materials
  • Specify or evaluate appropriate purchased components
  • Prepare written technical description, reports and other related documents
  • Review and approval of designs and drawings for accuracy, material selection, manufacturability
  • Assessment of project scope of work, delegation of tasks to other designers and relate progress to team as requested
  • Knowledge of material properties and the behavior of materials and structures under multiple load combinations

Minimum Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education Diploma or Degree from a recognized Mechanical Engineering Technical Program, or have equivalent knowledge and experience in good academic standing
  • As a minimum you will be a Design Technologist with at least 10+ years practical experience in the field of mechanical design


Experience in the following areas is expected:

  • Proficient in the use of 3D solid modeling and 2D drafting (preferably SolidWorks)
  • Proficient in the creation of technical documents and specifications
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods and representation of those on drawings and design documents including welding symbols and notations
  • Thorough knowledge of drafting principles and standards to enable checking and verification of drawings for compliance to applicable specifications


Experience in the following would be advantageous:

  • Design and manufacturing of special purpose equipment for nuclear applications under CSA N299.1
  • Knowledge of electrical, pneumatics and hydraulics control systems
  • Ability to interpret and apply GD&T
  • Welding procedures or specifications and associated inspection techniques such as radiography, NDT or NDE
  • Preparation of proposals and project management
  • Capability to perform calculations to support design optimization and some exposure or working knowledge of FEA
  • Working knowledge of the principles of fluid flow and heat transfer


This is a challenging position that will require a solid technical background and as you will be working as part of a team, strong interpersonal and communication abilities including literacy skills are essential. You will possess problem solving skills plus a creative yet methodical approach.




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