The Opportunity

Cornwall, ON | Cornwall, ON
Full-time - Permanent

This role will be based either in our Hackett's Cove, Nova Scotia operation, or Cornwall Ontario. There would then be some travel between locations.

A position has arisen for a Mechanical Designer/ Transducer Engineer. The successful candidate can look forward to a variety of challenges including:

Providing advice on sonar transducer design;

Using your knowledge, education, skills and ability to develop new sonar transducer and transducer array designs;

Suggesting improvements to legacy products;

Suggesting improvements to manufacturing processes;

Testing and evaluating products;

Developing new test procedures;

Analysing competing products;

Due to the size of the operation, the successful applicant will also have involvement in other areas of the business.

What you'll need


Applicants should have:

Previous experience in transducer engineering;

A solid grounding in the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, engineering, material science and computer science;

In- depth knowledge of vector calculus, linear algebra, and the differential equations for acoustics;

Experience in modelling physical systems, in design of experiments, measuring data, statistics, plotting data and reporting results suitable for scientific and engineering purpose;

Knowledge of both mechanical and electrical engineering/physics;

Computer science knowledge and demonstrated capacity to learn specialty computer software. Must have experience with computer aided design and engineering, including finite element analysis;

General knowledge of manufacturing processes used in light industry, including computer aided manufacturing;

Knowledge and experience with computer-based measurement systems, especially sampling theory and fourier analysis;

Knowledge of analog electronics including operational amplifiers, antennas and filters;

Proficiency in AC circuit analysis;

Experience with multiple computer programming languages such as C, C++, Fortran, Java, LabView, Mathematica, MatlLab, and Excel;

Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks, often to tight deadlines;

Ability to work well with others and operate effectively in a team environment;

Ability to travel, both within Canada and potentially internationally;

Be a Graduate of a 4 year Engineering Program with 80% GPa in Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering, or a Masters Degree in Applied Physics.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Acoustics Continuous Improvement Transducers

A little bit about us

Nautel Ltd.

Nautel is an award-winning company founded and headquartered in Nova Scotia. Nautel has earned an international reputation as a world leader in the design and manufacture of highly specialized large scale communications equipment. Nautel is home to over 225 employees spread across 4 locations and spanning three countries. At Nautel, we feel fortunate to be leaders in an industry that serves billions of people worldwide by supporting the delivery of critical news and information to those who need it. We believe that new ideas and fostering an innovative culture is fundamental to our success, and we encourage our people to embrace these same principles. Nautel is a cutting-edge company where employees work within a team-based environment, and the effort of every team member is integral to our success.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Nautel Sonar is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of sonar systems for international defence customers. We bring a long history of engineering innovation, superior performance and customer satisfaction.

If this looks like a role that would challenge and engage you, we look forward to hearing from you!

Please submit your cover letter, resume and transcript.

All applicants must be able to obtain, and maintain, Controlled Goods & Industrial Security clearance upon hire. Additional security clearances may be required.