Structural SolidWorks Designer – Kitchener, Ontario

Structural SolidWorks Designer – Kitchener, Ontario

Job ID: 46753
Kitchener, Ontario
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Wage: $40-60K depending on experience
  • Position specifics: This fast growing design-build modular company has manufacturing across the US and Canada, and they are re-shaping the design and construction world, by using new technology and fabrication to re-invent construction. This is a Direct Hire position and the hiring employer offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits (medical/dental), tuition assistance programs, a bonus plan and much more. This is a new plant launch and is a "manufacturing / production" facility in the Construction Industry. Please send resume and any supporting documents to jobs in confidence, for consideration.

Job Description

The Structural SolidWorks Designer works closely with the in-house design team to model Structural chassis layouts and Stud details – both of which feed robotic automation equipment. The candidate must be highly skilled in SolidWorks and will be required to demonstrate their ability. They will also be skilled in the interpretation of building design documents and the development of construction documents during the shop drawing phase of the construction process. The ideal candidate will have an interest in modular construction, automated fabrication systems, parametric design software, and developing alternative approaches to the construction industry.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Complete modelling and drawing of parts, assemblies, sheets and BOMS with SolidWorks
  • Additional Revit skills are highly valuable
  • Reviewing existing and creating new building designs, assemblies, parts or details
  • Adapting existing and developing new modular details for fabrication drawings
  • Reviewing design details and flagging questions, conflicts or inconsistencies
  • Organizing drawing packages including Permit & Shop Drawings
  • Working with Senior Designer to identify weekly production needs
  • Potential travel in Canada / USA to meet clients or review factory production


  • Expertise in Structural design is required, additional experience in Architectural and/or Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing is an asset
  • Five (5) years experience in construction and/or design
  • Bachelor or Technologist degree in Engineering or similar
  • Understanding of IBC/OBC building codes is an asset
  • SolidWorks expertise is required, Sketchup or Revit/AutoCAD is an asset
  • Experience producing SW construction drawings, ship drawings & details
  • Expertise in conflict detection and resolution
  • General knowledge of contract management and administration
  • Experience producing drawings and details for manufacturing


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