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Drafter / Mechanical Technologist

Location: Maple, Ontario


About RPS:

For more than fifty years RPS Composites has been supplying engineered composite solutions into industrial facilities that process corrosive and often hazardous fluids. Hundreds of piping, tank, and vessel installations in 45+ countries around the world speak to our experience providing composite solutions for corrosive fluid handling, processing, storage, and infrastructure challenges.

Today we also provide key corporate services to a group of companies operating across Canada and US.


The Position:

We’re looking for an experienced and detail-oriented Drafter to join our team. This role will be responsible for design and drafting tasks within our team. The drafter will create detailed drawings and specifications for the production of pipes and tanks. This role will also help streamline the drafting processes and ensure engineering R&D goals are met. If you enjoy working within a collaborative team, have a passion for design, and excellent attention to detail, we would like to hear from you!


What You Will Do:

  • Drafting (30%-50%): Create detailed drawings for FRP pipes, tanks, products.
  • Technical Specifications: Generate, modify, and publish technical specifications for production
  • Review, check and assist in the development of models and shop drawings in coordination with engineering team
  • Analyze designs and systems for compliance to applicable standards (i.e. OSHA, CSA or customer specific)
  • Engineering R&D Support: improve drafting efficiency through automation and creating libraries, improve specification generation through automation and process improvement
  • Contribute to other Engineering R&D goals, including streamline improvements and decrease in task duration


 What You Bring:

  • 2-year degree in Mechanical Design or related field
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in drafting for fabrication
  • Previous experience with SolidWorks required, including SolidWorks Macros, Design Table, and Libraries
  • Proficiency in a programming language (preferably Python or VBA)
  • Experience with AutoCAD, PDM, and Mathcad an asset
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Open-minded with a keen eye for improvement opportunities
  • Ability to conduct simple mathematical calculations
  • Capability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Ability to be resourceful with problem solving skills to find answers to questions


Why Join Our Team?

  • Great place to grow as a professional
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, and high performing team
  • Challenging and varied work in a welcoming and professional culture
  • Matching retirement savings program (RRSP)
  • Competitive group benefits program


If you are a forward looking, action-oriented team player that works well with cross functional & distributed teams and meets the above qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter directly to HR@rpscomposites.com.

We strive to provide a positive and challenging work environment, while fostering strong team culture.

The RPS Chemical Resistance Guide

We’ve developed a number of piping systems, which have been designed to provide outstanding resistance to a wide range of chemical environments. Download our Guide to explore the RPS family of HPPE (High Performance Pre-Engineered) piping systems.

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