Electrical Designer in Mississauga at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 5/15/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Curtiss-Wright's INDAL facility combines a high level of engineering and manufacturing capability with expertise in the management of large and complex defense programs to produce specific solutions for the world's navies. With over 50 years of experience, we lead in the design and development of ship-borne helicopter handling systems, undersea sensor handling systems and specialized on-deck structures.


Our employees are highly motivated, self-starters and able to work in a fast-paced team environment where critical and tight deadlines are common, and Customer Satisfaction is our foremost mission.

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a complete benefit package includes medical, dental, vision and life insurances, RRSP retirement plan, and vacations/holidays.

Electrical Designer

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Electrical Designer designs specialized machinery for military helicopters, ships and submarines using state of the art CAD systems in an interactive environment. Machinery includes light weight, shock resistant mechanisms intended to work in harsh conditions ranging from artic to tropical environments. Designs follow various standards (military and commercial) from around the world, while drawings conform to ASME standards including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

Location: Mississauga, ON

Your Challenge:

  • Ensure all work is performed according to the Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Producing detailed drawings and complex assemblies within Pro/E.
  • Organized and able to maintain configuration control of large model assemblies.
  • Working efficiently in a fast paced environment with designers, engineers, and other departments.
  • Liaise with vendors and suppliers in order to support design, manufacturing, and testing activities.

Your Expertise:

  • University degree or College diploma with 5 plus years of mechanical, structural and hydraulic design experience.
  • Experience with naval or airborne machinery including winches, large projects and their management, as well as government and international customers would be an asset.
  • Working experience with drawing standards and specifications, such as ASME Y14.100 and GD&T. Beneficial to have experience with military or aerospace standards.
  • Solid modelling (Pro/E) as applied to mechanical and hydraulic systems.
  • Understanding of manufacturing and inspection methods.
  • A strong technical background in mechanical and hydraulic systems. Beneficial to have experience and exposure with electrical systems.

All successful applicants must be eligible to meet the requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and/or a Canadian government security clearance.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.