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Mechanical Drafter

Mississauga, ON
Oct 24, 2023

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 Mechanical Drafter:
Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Interface dynamically 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
  • Work with technicians to find solutions to fabrication or installation issues
  • Add Piping & Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) to drawing sets
  • Support site visits with engineering, designers or project managers to collect input for design/drafting development
  • Add General Arrangement (GA) to drawing sets
  • Draft detailed specifications of mechanical systems including fuel trains, hydronic systems, vessels, and clean in place skids
  • Create mechanical drawing packages including shop spool drawings, Isometrics, Bill of Materials (BOM), assembly drawings and layouts
  • Draft skid’s structures and preparing related fabrication shop drawings
  • Maintain design libraries
Knowledge and skills required for the role:
  • Technologist, College or University Degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum Five (5) years of experience in a Mechanical Drafting role
  • Proficiency in Modelling/Drafting techniques and standards
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD/AutoCAD Plant 3D, SolidWorks, Inventor, or Micro station
  • Experience preparing P&ID and Fabrication Drawings
  • Familiarity with Engineering documents, such as Piping Material Specifications, Line Lists, Cutsheets, and Bill of Materials.
  • Knowledge of basic principles, methods, and practices involved in the design of mechanical systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering theories and principles
  • 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!
  • Flexible working schedules, including hybrid remote work programs
  • competitive compensation package, with RRSP-matching
  • Comprehensive benefits coverage (medical, dental, vision, EAP & on-demand virtual health care)
  • A culture that promotes healthy work-life balance with above-market paid time off
  • Challenging work and direct exposure to key industries in the Canadian market
  • A structured training and development program and opportunities for continuous learning
  • Opportunity to participate in an award-winning Wellness Program!


Lakeside Process Controls Ltd. is committed to employment equity and welcomes diversity.​ We believe strongly in celebrating the different perspectives and experiences that come along with having a diverse network of employees, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including: persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, women, and members of visible minorities.
If you require accommodations to complete an application, please contact Human Resources at and we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs.