Mechanical Designer

At Advanced Test and Automation we enable safer transportation for everyone. How? We engineer solutions to reduce recalls and emissions through the development of more efficient automotive components.

We are experiencing some exciting growth and are looking for a passionate and committed Mechanical Designer to join our team.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Produce mechanical designs using Solidworks for ATA test equipment.

  • Ensure component sizing, selection, and configuration based on customer specifications and applicable industry standards and regulations.

  • Perform engineering calculations, conduct physical tests and analyse test data to validate design decisions.

  • Generate detailed engineering drawings per ASME Y14.5M-1994, ISO 1302, ISO 2768-mK.

  • Prepare technical portions of customer documentation.

  • Interface with suppliers and business teams, both during new development and service/maintenance stages.

  • Cultivate and maintain strong personal, professional and customer relationships.

  • Work safely, follow company Health and Safety procedures and promote safety within the company.

  • Assist in other departments as needed and time permits.

  • Other tasks as assigned.


  • 1-3 years of experience in mechanical design and mechanical integration.

  • Bachelor's Degree in mechanical engineering

  • Experience with design of industrial machinery and fluidic instrumentation is an asset.

  • Familiarity with pneumatics, hydraulics, and ability to interpret fluid power schematics.

  • Comfortable with electrical design, control systems, and ability to interpret industrial electrical schematics.

  • Automotive component design and/or manufacturing experience.

  • Test equipment design experience as an asset.

  • Effective documentation practices, including verbal and written reporting.

  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • The ability to overcome challenges with patience, creativity, and persistence.

  • Strong time management skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and shifting priorities in a fast-changing environment.

  • Comfortable working with a multicultural team and client base.

  • Proficiency with engineering office software e.g. SolidWorks, Google Suite, Microsoft Office, Windows.

  • Must have Driver’s License with vehicle