Mechanical 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


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Mechanical 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.

  • Provide engineering calculations, specifications, sketches and layouts as required by sales to estimate a machine to meet specification requirements and manufacturing capabilities
  • Review engineering drawings, analyze design and retrieve information to complete drawing, layout or design
  • Ensure all drawings are checked for design and dimensional correctness prior to release for production
  • Prepare information submittals as required for review by project certifying authorities and/or customers’ engineering departments
  • Provide support in checking details, assemblies and BOMs for assigned projects
  • Specify system components or direct modification of products
  • Write performance requirements for product development or engineering projects
  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports related to mechanical, hydraulic and / or electrical systems
  • Recommend design modifications to eliminate machine or system malfunctions
  • Apply fundamental engineering principles along with advanced analytical techniques throughout the design process
  • Maintain thorough documentation for all aspects of assigned projects
  • Confer with engineers and other personnel to resolve production issues or challenges and provide technical information
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and make recommendations for improvement
  • Work with manufacturing and engineering teams to provide cost effective solutions to design challenges


  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in mechanical engineering or equivalent training
  • Previous mechanical design experience in a heavy equipment manufacturing environment
  • Proven mechanical aptitude through trouble shooting and problem solving design issues and concepts
  • 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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