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Mechanical Designer

Mississauga, ON
Jun 8, 2021

Lakeside Process Controls Ltd. (‘Lakeside’) is recognized as a market leader, providing complete automation solutions to a wide range of industries. Our capabilities in process management and industrial automation enable us to solve our customers’ process automation challenges, keeping their operations running safer.
Our solutions range from devices that measure and relay diverse physical and chemical conditions, devices that control flow of materials, networks that transmit event-related information, to process control systems that collect information and trigger necessary actions to ensure continued operations.
Lakeside’s success is due to its exceptional people. Our skills and passion for our work is the key to our strong business results. Our commitment to a culture of integrity, teamwork and collaboration is what drives our continued and sustainable growth.
We seek individuals who are engaged, capable and committed to continuous improvement.
If this sounds like you, apply today and discover your potential with Lakeside!
What you will be doing in the role of Electrical/Mechanical Drafter/Designer:
Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, designing, and drafting detailed specifications of mechanical systems including fuel trains, vessels and clean in place skids
  • Design mechanical piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Supporting the Engineering team with design calculations and specifications for major equipment, including boilers and auxiliary equipment
  • Creating and drafting sketches, and preparing specifications for purchase of materials and equipment
  • Creating mechanical design packages including detailed drawings, BOM's, assembly drawings and layouts
  • Interfacing with Project Managers and Project Engineers to prepare drawings, resolve mechanical issues and implement changes as required to ensure completion of projects on time and within budget
  • Preparing final designs and specifications
  • Maintaining design libraries
Knowledge and skills required for the role:
  • University or College Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Mechanical Designer role, specific to Combustion and/or Food and Beverage industries
  • Knowledge of engineering codes and standards
  • Proficiency in Modelling/Drafting techniques and standards
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering theories and principles
  • Ability to prepare designs and specifications for material and equipment needs of mechanical systems
  • Ability to prepare complex schematic drawings from rough sketches, survey data, and oral instructions
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite of Applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a very schedule sensitive environment
What we give YOU!
  • A competitive compensation package
  • An RRSP matching program
  • A comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage plan
  • Ample Time Off throughout the year
  • A structured training and development program
  • Opportunity to participate in Lakeside’s Wellness Program – a recipient of Benefit Canada’s Best In-Class Wellness Programming for organizations under 1000 employees!!