Hydraulic Designer


  • Designed and built hoists for the world’s second heaviest on-shore lifter at 13,000 tons
  • High speed winches and control system for a 2,000 foot artificial surfing pool
  • Hoists for aqueduct construction which will supply 50% of the drinking water to New York City
  • Gate hoists on the largest infrastructure project in Canada


  • Gain experience in a medium sized company that designs and builds custom capital equipment; we successfully compete with the large, multi-national corporations
  • Get valuable work experience and exposure to sales, engineering and manufacturing
  • Witness and be hands-on with design/build/testing of our equipment
  • Gain an understanding of the full circle of design, from concept generation to market implementation and beyond
  • Join a multi-disciplinary team of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic designers
  • In addition to statutory holidays and vacation, receive 5 paid holidays throughout the calendar year
  • Participate in the benefits program
  • You do real hard core engineering every day
  • You see the products you design being manufactured and tested in the building
  • You get opportunity to go to job sites all over the world to work on really cool projects


This position will provide complete custom hydraulic system design, drawings, quotations, and technical assistance for a wide variety of applications to support customers. The Designer is responsible for the design, development, implementation, and analysis of Timberland’s technical products and systems. Perform engineering design evaluations and participate in the development of new products. The position summary is to be used as a guideline only and may not incorporate all functions of the job.

  • Total hydraulic design of custom equipment to support a wide range of customer requirements
  • Accurate and timely quotations for designed systems
  • Equipment design and detail drawings for systems and applications
  • Technical support for both internal and external customers
  • Provide support in checking details, assemblies and BOMs for assigned projects
  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications
  • Write performance requirements for product development or engineering projects
  • Recommend design modifications to improve efficiencies in equipment applications
  • Maintain thorough documentation for all aspects of assigned projects
  • Confer with team to resolve system malfunctions and provide technical information
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and make recommendations to maintenance
  • Work with manufacturing to provide cost effective solutions to performance problems
  • Travel to customers’ sites ,both domestic and internationally, to support equipment


  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Fluid Power Hydraulics or equivalent training
  • Previous hydraulic design experience in a heavy equipment manufacturing environment
  • Technical knowledge in mechanical systems an asset
  • Working knowledge of 3D software – Inventor an asset
  • Willing and able to travel domestically and internationally to support equipment at customers’ sites
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Woodstock

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