Mechanical Engineering Technologist

Website Eaton

Mechanical Engineering Technologist Job Highlights

Title Mechanical Engineering Technologist
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Quality Assurance/Manufacturing
Location Edmonton, AB, Canada
Company Eaton

Company Profile

Eaton is a power management company that provides energy-efficient products and services. It helps customers to manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Mechanical Engineering Technologist who will be responsible for performing pre-order and post-order product engineering on multiple concurrent projects which include new, custom, and customized low and medium-voltage power distribution products.

Uses CAD technology to make original layouts or drawings involving new or existing standard apparatus for low to high-complexity orders, working from design specifications, oral instruction, or sketched concepts.

The position will report to the Product Engineering Supervisor.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a 2-year Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology or 4-year University degree in Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering

Work Experience

  • Possess 1 to 3 years of experience (Engineering Degree) or 1 to 5 years of experience (Diploma) in design for manufacturing in a manufacturing environment
  • 1 to 3 years of engineering design experience in 3D modelling software (Autodesk Inventor preferred)


  • Actively participate in change request review and technical team meetings.
  • Calculate fits, tolerances, strengths, weights, electrical circuit parameters, and similar items. Anticipate manufacturing or customer requirement problems and develop design solutions
  • Collaborate effectively with team members, supply chain, production, suppliers, management, marketing, sales, EatonCare, field service, and customers.
  • Execute standard and customized projects with a moderate level of guidance and direction. Work is reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Meet safety, quality, schedule, and financial objectives. Identifies and participates in cost improvements.
  • Perform product design to meet Eaton and applicable industry standards, customer requirements, and production criteria.
  • Plan personal schedule and update own and team milestone progress schedules daily.
  • Prepare detailed design including general arrangement, welding, assembly drawings, and part drawings (following ASME Y14.5, and ASME Y14.34 standards) by using 3D software. Creates accurate mechanical component bills of material to fulfill order requirements.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day review, coordination, execution, verification, and documentation of engineering changes.
  • Support and participate in the implementation of corporate initiatives and attainment of department and operations goals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ERP experience (Oracle Manufacturing preferred)
  • Experience in design for electrical power distribution and control assemblies
  • Registered as Member in Training with ASET (Diploma) or APEGA (Engineering) (or similar association in another province)


  • Demonstrates experience using digital tools to solve problems
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and capable of working in a very fast pace environment as part of a team and taking direction.
  • Strong English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Competency in using MS Office and AutoCAD


  • No Relocation. Candidates must currently reside within an 80km radius of the Edmonton facility
  • No Sponsorship. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in Canada on an ongoing basis without company sponsorship.


  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Wellness programs
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development

Employer’s Statement

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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