Mechanical Drafter

Engineering and R & D · Vaughan, Ontario
Department Engineering and R & D
Employment Type Contract
Minimum Experience Experienced

Company Profile

"Reimagining the Way You Deliver". Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) is a publicly traded, disruptive, pioneering, technology company focused on designing, developing and implementing commercially viable, drone-based logistics systems for government, commercial, industrial & retail customers globally. The Company’s patented, fully-integrated hardware/software platform is used as a managed service in a SaaS business model. Drone Delivery Canada is commercialized, operational and early-stage revenue-generating, with a robust sales funnel of global prospects.


Our people are at the heart of the innovation process and joining us means you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate! We are seeking entrepreneurial, smart, team-oriented people who have purpose and are committed to helping our team bring leading drone technology to businesses globally.



DDC is looking to fill a role of a Mechanical Drafter (12-month contract, with possibility of extension). You will make a difference everyday as you navigate the following duties and responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design mechanical assemblies to support the development of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)  
  • Create and maintain mechanical drawings for assembly and manufacturing purposes
  • Generate and maintain bill of materials (BOM)
  • Liaise with external suppliers and manufacturers to source required components
  • Examine mechanical parts & assemblies to ensure conformity with design specifications
  • Identify and resolve mechanical issues which arise during bench or flight testing
  • Prepare technical reports and documentation pertaining to system designs, manufacturing procedures or test results


Education, Professional Development & Work Experience:

  • University degree or college diploma in aerospace, mechanical, industrial, or manufacturing engineering
  • At least 1 year of professional experience in an engineering or related position
  • Experience designing components and/or assemblies for manufacturing using computer aided design (CAD) software
  • Experience with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Experience designing safety critical systems for aerospace and/or manned vehicles 
  • Hands-on experience with mechanical and/or electrical assembly and manufacturing
  • Experience with composite material design and/or manufacturing
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


Behavioural Competencies and Personal Attributes

  • Analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Results oriented and able to complete tasks on deadline with minimal supervision
  • Disciplined, well organised and detailed in documentation
  • High attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Integrity, Empathy and commitment to excellence
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Ability to make good decisions under pressure using sound, professional judgment


 Hours of Work, Work Environment and Potential Travel

  • 12-month contract, with possibility of extension
  • 37.5 hours per week and some overtime occasionally
  • 8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Position is predominantly in an engineering lab, and field projects is expected
  • Must be able to travel both domestically & internationally from time to time
  • Valid Class-G driver’s license in good standing and regular access to a personal vehicle required


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: DDC requires certain roles to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is timely requested and approved. Please reach out if you have questions or concerns about this policy and how it may apply to your candidacy.

Diversity & Inclusion


DDC is committed to the creation of an exceptional work environment wherein we maintain values of mutual respect, integrity, dignity, and inclusivity; and encourage the open exchange of ideas and opinions. We are an equal opportunity employer that evaluates applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please inform the recruiter. This ensures that the appropriate accommodations are in place at time of your interview and before you begin your employment.

DDC is located in Vaughan, Ontario. We acknowledge that the land on which we work is situated upon traditional territories. The territories include the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nations, and the Métis Nation. We also recognize the enduring presence of Aboriginal peoples on this land.

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  • Location
    Vaughan, Ontario
  • Department
    Engineering and R & D
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience