Mechanical Designer

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Job Type
Permanent Full Time

Job Description

Avigilon (TSX: AVO) trusted leader in business intelligence and security solutions, is defining the future of the security industry through innovative solutions. Avigilon develops, manufactures, and sells video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions. We offer customers in approximately 120 countries a customizable, scalable and open solution to monitor property and protect people and their assets across diverse locations, including stadiums, retail environments, school campuses, casinos, critical infrastructure, and transportation stations.  Avigilon products are designed and manufactured in North America, providing customers with reliable and high quality technology.


Responsibilities include: 

  • Conceptualize and design electronic enclosures for both indoor and outdoor environments
  • Perform mechanical strength and tolerance analysis using FEM and other tools
  • Design of thermal solutions (ie. Heat sinks, heat pipes) to ensure temperature specifications are met using CFD thermal Analysis tools and prototyping
  • Design and perform testing of physical integrity at parts and system level
  • Ability to use DFM and DFA tools to ensure design goals are met
  • Design and perform testing of physical integrity at parts and system level
  • Design/Documentation resource during the ECR process
  • Evaluates and recommends changes to techniques and design to find the most effective solution
  • Prepares design and drawings while maintaining the quality of product for the project
  • Reviews drawings and designs to ensure standards of quality and accuracy are met
  • Estimating and tracking of time and costs related to all of the responsibilities above
  • Ensuring product designs comply with regulatory agency requirements
  • Work closely with Manufacturing, Product and Project Management to specify, develop and implement successful designs 


  • A Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • 7+ year’s minimum relevant experience.
  • Proficient in the use of 3D CAD software, preferably SolidWorks.
  • Proven experience in material and manufacturing process selection for parts.
  • Proven experience in designing products for mass production.
  • Strong interpersonal and motivational skills to work well within a team environment and liaise with internal clients.
  • Ability to justify design decisions with calculations, analysis and written documentation.
  • Experience in designing products for outdoor use including IP66, 67,and 68 ratings as well as elevated and below freezing temperatures.
  • Experience with designing thermal solutions for embedded, outdoor products
  • Familiar with regulatory agency requirements.

Perks & Benefits:


As a full-time employee of Avigilon you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, travel medical insurance, and eligibility to participate in the Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP). In addition, employees receive a health spending account to cover additional health care costs of your choosing (vision, dental, RMT etc).  Perks at our Yaletown office include, outdoor basketball court and full-service in-door gym along with proximity to public transportation.


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