Position Description

Civil/Mechanical Designer
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A self-motivated Technologist is required to work with a multi-discipline team of technologists and engineers providing a variety of process piping, mechanical and civil design engineering services. The employee will carry out a limited range of clearly defined assignments under minimal supervision.


  • Prepare 3D models from drawings or sketches provided.
  • Prepare drawings for process piping, mechanical, structural and/or architectural designs.
  • Prepare “As-Built” drawings to reflect actual field conditions.
  • Participate in facility walk downs to collect field information, measurements and photographs either independently or accompanied by a senior engineer.
  • Prepare hand drawn sketches and perform simple design calculations.


Graduation from a college as a Process Piping or Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering Technologist or equivalent. Secondary school graduation diploma or equivalent and normally has more than 3 years pertinent experience or the equivalent in experience, additional education and/or training.

  • Operating knowledge of 3D and 2D CAD software is required, with preference for Autodesk software’s: Inventor, Revit and Autocad.
  • Must possess fundamental knowledge of design practices, mechanical and civil drawing conventions, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing and conventional tolerances.
  • Must possess a fundamental knowledge of mathematics, such as mensuration, geometry and trigonometry.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes and machine shop practises is an asset.
  • Must be capable of producing neat, legible and accurate drawings in a reasonable amount of time.
  • Must be able to effectively work and communicate with others.
  • Must possess a mechanical/structural aptitude and have a good understanding of engineering fundamentals.
  • General computer literacy and moderate to high level knowledge working with Microsoft Office software.
  • The ability to manage time and materials within allocated budgets and schedules is required.
  • The successful candidate shall possess self-motivation and be able to work well in a team environment.

CNL has an Employment Equity Program and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.


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