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Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineer

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Reporting to the TrainWise Platform Team Lead, the Mechanical Engineer will work on a broad product line of audio, network, monitoring, and display products for transit operations. The position requires a junior to intermediate level individual with broad interest in mechanical design for on-train electronic products. In addition, this role requires the design and assembly of test equipment.   The individual is part of a mature and multifunctional team of Hardware, Test, and Embedded SW engineers.  Good communication is essential in this role to work efficiently together and maintaining project schedules and budgets.

Detailed Responsibilities

  • Mechanical design and analysis of transit equipment including enclosures and rack mount equipment
  • Ensure that designs conform to standard DFM (Design for Manufacturing) guidelines
  • Selection of materials and components that satisfy the requirements for transit environment
  • Creation of drawings and bill of materials to support production

Required Skills and Attributes

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering/Mechatronics or similar program
  • Proficient with 3D-CAD design package such as Autodesk Inventor
  • Understanding of electrical properties relating to design of cables and electronic sub-assemblies
  • Driven, detailed, focused and efficient
  • Able to handle broad range of tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel and support in-field testing

Desired Skills

  • Experience with tolerance analysis of mechanical assemblies
  • Previous experience in the transit industry is an asset but not required
  • Thermal design and thermal analysis of electronic equipment
  • Experience with EMI/EMC shielding techniques

Posted: December 12, 2018
Closes: February 10, 2019
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About Quester Tangent Corporation

Today’s passenger trains contain dozens of electronic control units that communicate through multiple Ethernet and Wi-Fi networks. Quester Tangent is an established but growing Canadian c...