Manufacturing Design Technologist
Silent-Aire Manufacturing Inc. - Edmonton, AB

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Primary Focus
The focus of this position is to function as part of the engineering department at Silent-Aire, focusing on design and detailing for construction drawing production.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Analyze design and product layouts to create construction details that meet performance objectives and adhere to a high standard of form, fit, function, appearance and quality.
  • Ensure part details are correct for the manufacturing technology used.
  • Develop product and part designs that work with production capabilities to ensure designs are completed in such a way that they can be fabricated.
  • Develop computer-generated 3D models for parts and assemblies and prepare fabrication drawings with dimensions and tolerances using Autodesk Inventor based upon unit layouts provided by the mechanical design team.
  • Ensure the designs and drawings are in accordance with established standards and procedures.
  • Develop BOM’s.
  • Create and coordinate drawing revisions with the document coordinator ensuring accuracy and clarity of the change and how it will affect various departments.
  • Assist in guidance for drafters regarding drawing accuracy and completeness as well as provide training and support in advanced topics within Autodesk Inventor.
  • Evaluate completed construction packages and revise the models as required.
  • Ensure proper drawings, quantities; BOMs are being passed to Document Control for issuing to production.


  • Independently manage a workload consisting of multiple projects with multiple deadlines.
  • Assist team members with execution of projects and orders.
  • Manage and execute work tasks and projects efficiently
  • Self-check own work prior to review by senior staff

Working Conditions

  • Manufacturing plant office environment
  • Occasional travel to field worksite locations may require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Engineering Technologist degree or similar training/experience
  • 2 to 4 years of work experience in 3D environment.
  • Experience in manufacturing is an asset.
  • Full proficiency in Autodesk Inventor is a MUST.
  • Auto-Cad experience is an asset.
  • A good understanding of basic manufacturing concepts (specifically sheet metal cutting and braking) is required.
  • The ability to self-manage assigned technical activities including prioritization of work and rapid response to critical issues is a MUST.
  • 3 or more years of experience supporting mechanical products and assemblies in a fast paced environment is an asset.
  • Experience in HVAC or mechanical equipment design applications is an asset.
  • Ability to develop accurate manufacturing specs in a timely manner under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques.
  • High level of personal integrity.
  • Strong work ethic.

About this company
About Silent-Aire: As a privately held family enterprise Silent-Aire systems has been designing and manufacturing Custom HVAC systems...