Media Resources

Job Position: Mechanical Drafter / Designer – Solidworks

  • Application Deadline: 21st October 2022
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Oakville
  • Compensation:
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

Requirements / Qualifications:

Academic Training:

BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, Management, or Logistics; or equivalent experience with a high school diploma/equivalency

Work Experience:

2 – 5 years of experience working with SolidWorks daily

SolidWorks expert with knowledge in at least the following areas:

  • Experience with SolidWorks Enterprise PDM
  • Weldments and detailed welding drawings
  • Knowledge and experience working with sheet metal, steel, and aluminum
  • Working with configuration-based modeling
  • Modifying existing formula-driven parts and assemblies
  • Manipulating existing parts and assemblies through design tables
  • Basic machining operations
  • BOM generation
  • Mate references
  • 2D and 3D Drawings, templates, models, and assemblies
  • Configurations include control of parts and assemblies using excel (i.e. design tables)
  • FEA modeling and Simulation and report is a strong asset

Specific Competencies:

  • General computer knowledge is a requirement
  • Excellent communications skills are a must
  • Building, construction, or sign industry experience preferred
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with Ontario/National building codes is an asset.
  • Familiarity with CSA 47.1, CSA W59.2, and CSA W59-18 codes is an asset.
  • Strong organization and adherence to specified timelines.
  • This position requires multi-tasking to ensure the varied job requirements are met.
  • Flow and characteristics of work require work pressure for frequent periods of short duration or occasional periods of sustained duration.
  • High attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities and duties include; but are not limited to:

  • Designing and building full assemblies using existing libraries of modular parts for active customer orders
  • Contributing to our in-house vault of components and assemblies to ensure that every item we manufacture has a corresponding accurate model in the database including form, materials properties, fully defined dimensions, mounting details, weight, etc.
  • Preparing PDF/DXF drawings and bill of material (BOM) quantities suitable for use in production.
  • Generating production drawing sets to be utilized by our manufacturing plant for product fabrication including mechanical drawings and electrical schematics.
  • Producing necessary drawing sets required by Media
  • Resources’ subcontractors, in addition to routinely packaging supplier requisitions for Media Resources’ designed parts to be sent for purchasing.
  • Modeling of steel structures and structural attachments from time to time.
  • Using SolidWorks and configurations to enable automation or semi-automation of the drawing process of modular re-sizeable products.
  • Meet company standards pertaining to quantity and quality of work performed on an ongoing basis, perform all work-related tasks in compliance with company policies, procedures, legislation, regulation, and directions, and identify non-compliance for resolution.
  • Participate in and comply with all health and safety processes and initiatives to ensure that Media Resources remains a safe workplace.
  • Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned.

Additional Details:

Work Conditions

Physical Demands:

  • Office environment with prolonged sitting, typing, and phone usage.
  • Manual dexterity is required to use desktop computers and peripherals.
  • Lifting or moving boxes up to 50 lbs. may be required.

Cognitive Demands:

  • Time management
  • Multi-tasking
  • Reading/writing
  • Memory recall
  • Communication

Direct Reports:


About Our Company:

Established in 1967, Media Resources has grown into a leading signage, service, and manufacturing company providing Digital LED Displays, Large Format Printing, 3D Creations, and Installation services to the sign and display industry. Our work is featured globally, being viewed by millions daily throughout Canada and the United States. Our showcased work is evident in locations such as; Las Vegas, Times Square NY, Dundas Square Toronto, sports venues, and corporate headquarters.

As a dedicated and accurate Mechanical Drafter / Designer with an interest in mechanical engineering and a self-motivated attitude. You will be working with our expert engineering teams to create a variety of technical drawings and digital models and will be able to contribute to the design process as well. We foster a positive and encouraging work atmosphere and offer plenty of opportunities for on-the-job mentoring and practical experience with several departments, including manufacturing and project management.