• Mechanical Engineer- Coop May Start 8 Months

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/2/2019 10:48 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    Engineering - Mechanical
    Employment Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Project/Program Overview

    The successful candidate will be expected to support Mechanical Design development and test activities across numerous General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada products with broad application on vehicles ranging from the M1A1 main battle tank, Maritime Helicopter, Aurora & AWAC aircraft, and Naval vessels.


    • Provide Mechanical Design support of a limited scope and complexity
    • Analyze and develop innovative solutions to overcome design challenges that are mechanical in nature
    • Generate Mechanical Engineering Specifications & Documentation
    • Interface with more senior mechanical engineering staff when designing/documenting parts & assemblies
    • Interface with Configuration Management department personnel for drawing change an release
    • Provide technical support in performing mechanical design verification and product qualification tests
    • Provide technical support to more senior engineers and management as require


    • Excellent communication and time management skills
    • Capable of working in a fast paced environment
    • Able to present and communicate to a broad team
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis tools and techniques
    • Knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamics tools and techniques
    • Knowledge of Computer Aided Design abd Database tools and techniques
    • Knowledge of Environmental Test Methods

    Mechanical Engineering Student or Equivalent



    Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
    Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. Workplace accommodations are available.

    Company Overview

    At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime, cyberspace and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


    Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.


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