Mechanical Manufacturing Assistant

Department Engineering
Reports to Lead Mechanical Manufacture and Designer
Supervisory Responsibilities None
Location Ottawa office

The Mechanical Manufacturing Assistant will assist and support the Lead Mechanical Manufacture and Designer manufacturing/fabricating geophysical parts for the Engineering Department .

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Assist in devising and overseeing of any tests required to demonstrate proof of concept or functionality and generation of applicable schematics and reports;
  • Assist the Lead Mechanical Manufacturer and Designer in review of engineering drawings and designs;
  • Assist with mechanical assemblies by the engineering department;
  • Assist and facilitate training to assigned technicians in the field of composite structures fabrication; and
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • High school manufacturing Specialist High Skills Major, college diploma or relevant experience in mechanical assemblies;
  • Eligible to hold an ACA within the SGL maintenance department an asset;
  • Experience in composite manufacturing and assemblies;
  • Experience and/or exposure to welding structures manufacturing and assemblies;
  • Experience in geophysical survey equipment an asset;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Good report writing skills; and
  • Familiarity with CAD principles and techniques for technical drawings.


SGL is committed to promoting employee wellness and successful work-life balance. Employee benefits include but are not limited to):

  • Comprehensive benefits coverage including health, dental, vision, and paramedical;
  • Life insurance;
  • Employee and family assistance program;
  • Paid vacation, personal leave, and medical leave;
  • On-site gym and fitness classes;
  • Social gatherings such as BBQs throughout the year; and
  • On-site parking.

If you are interested or know a qualified person who would be interested, please forward their resume to careers@sgl.com. Be sure to include the position title in the subject line of your email.

Sander Geophysics is an equal opportunity employer. Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest.