Mechanical Technologist



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9S1498024105
  • Posted: October 07, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Mechanical Technologist based in Nova Scotia.


This position is responsible for creating and managing mechanical designs. The position will develop and execute detailed design plans which include technical designs, supplier liaison, design schedules and investment costs for projects of small to large capital investments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop mechanical designs that support the current and future technical needs of our client's equipment such as the Starcevic distillation system and ADF concentrators
  • Develop moderately complex designs such as distillation skids, piping layouts, and electrical cable tray layouts
  • Translate component specifications into a mechanical design for fabrication or purchase. For example, heat exchangers and tanks
  • Develop supporting documentation for our client's processes and equipment, including but not limited to Bills of Materials, drawings and associated design documentation
  • Create and manage detailed schedules for projects within the position responsibility
  • Work collaboratively with consulting engineering firms

Minimum Knowledge/Experience:

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • 5+ years of relevant Engineering Technology experience or equivalent relating to the design of mechanical and industrial equipment with strong experience related to the fabrication of mechanical systems
  • Mastery in the use of CAD programs
  • Excellence in troubleshooting and thrives on problem solving
  • Proven ability to plan and execute
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and be a strong team player
  • Willingness to engage in hands-on development

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Stephen Newman, Senior Consultant, Engineering Technology. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Stephen Newman

Information Technology / Engineering & Technical


Senior Consultant

  • 902.334.6006

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