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Mechanical Designer/Checker
Posted date [Jun-27-18]  (ID: 200187)
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MDS Aero Support Corporation, a world leader in the design and construction of gas turbine engine test equipment and facilities, has a requirement for a Mechanical Designer/Checker – Temporary position with possibility of permanent full time.

General Responsibilities

Participate in the design and selection of mechanical components and generate engineering drawings.

  • Perform mechanical design of systems/components and component selection
  • Provide design input and recommendations
  • Prepare Detail, Welding/Machining, and Mechanical Assembly Drawings in accordance with ASME Y14.5 and other applicable standards
  • Prepare Facility Layout, Structures and Building sketches and drawings
  • Maintain drawing consistency with others in the department
  • Understand drawing configuration and revisions, including proper file administration during drawing development
  • Ensure that internal drawing generation and control procedures are followed
  • Checking for technical accuracy (form and fit) and consistency of drawings across the company


  • Drawing standards including ASME Y14.5-2009 and CSA B78.2
  • Good working knowledge of 2D drawing and 3D modeling
  • Manufacturing and assembly processes such as welding, forming, machining and surface finishing
  • Welding and machining symbols
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing;
  • Proficient working knowledge of PC hardware and software including Windows, Word and Excel
  • 3D Modeling software (AutoDesk Inventor)
  • 2D Drawing software (AutoDesk, AutoCAD)
  • File management software (AutoDesk Vault)
  • PLM software (Omnify 6)

Education and Qualifications

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology from a recognized college
  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)

Corporate Values

At MDS our values drive our actions and behaviors to foster the most positive and productive environment for our Employees, Customers, and Partners. Candidates must demonstrate a proven ability to demonstrate the following MDS values: Communication, Passion, Accountability, Teamwork, Care and Respect.

Candidates who consider themselves a team player are invited to submit their resume in confidence to

MDS is an equal opportunity employer. MDS does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, mental or physical disability, religion, sex or national origin or ethnic origin.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates who meet or exceed our requirements, are legally eligible to work in Canada and do not require sponsorship will be contacted.

Please visit our web site to view all open positions.

Telephone calls not accepted from candidates or agencies.

Job Title Mechanical Designer/Checker
Company Name MDS Aero
Category Category -> Other
Job Type Job Type -> Temporary/Contract/Project
Location Ottawa
Area Location -> ON - Ottawa