Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled Mechanical Designer to join our growing Product Development team. In this role, you will play a crucial role toward innovating and improving our electro-optical camera systems for reliable operation and serviceability in harsh environments.


  • Mechanical design in Solidworks, including 3D modeling and preparing manufacturing drawings
  • Performing technical calculations and simulated analysis for mechanical components (e.g., stress, heat transfer, fatigue, wear, gearing, motor sizing)
  • Designing and building prototype products and subsystems
  • Performing environmental and accelerated lifecycle testing of integrated camera systems and components such as seals, motors, bearings, sliprings, and wiring harnesses
  • Analyzing design risk and identifying potential failure modes
  • Working closely with our Production department to troubleshoot design issues and identify improvements to designs and manufacturing processes
  • Sourcing and evaluating mechanical and electromechanical components
  • Creating design documentation, including assembly manuals, technical drawings, and test reports
  • Participating in design reviews, maintaining product BOMs, and contributing to improved product development processes

Required Skills & Experience

  • Post-Secondary degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Integrated, or related engineering field; or technical diploma in related field with evidence of mechanical design experience
  • Proven experience with Solidworks or other 3D modeling software (Inventor, Pro-E/Creo, CATIA, Fusion, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of Mechanical engineering fundamentals including material properties, DFMA, stress/strain, heat transfer, fatigue, and corrosion
  • Positive attitude; commitment to supporting team members in a collaborative development environment
  • Creativity in problem solving, concept development, and design for human factors
  • Aptitude for hands-on assembly, troubleshooting, and product testing
  • Strong organization skills; ability to initiate, self-manage, and complete value-adding projects
  • Desire for continuous learning, feedback, and improvement
  • Strong technical communication, documentation, and reporting (spoken and written)
  • Excellent observation skills and attention to detail; commitment to seeing projects through to completion
  • Ability to excel in a dynamic environment with changing priorities and tasks

Additional Beneficial Skills & Experience

  • Experience with computer aided simulation (FEA, CAE) and manufacturing (CAM)
  • Experience with document version control systems (e.g., PDM, SVN, Git, etc.)
  • Project experience with motors, control systems, electrical circuits, software development
  • Experience with electro-optical (EO) systems such as cameras, lasers, and thermal imaging
  • Experience with engineering and production processes (Lean, ISO, etc.)
  • Familiarity with engineering standards such as MIL-STD and IEC
  • Additional spoken and/or written languages

Salary Range: $55,000 to $85,000 + benefits; dependent on skills and experience level

Contact Us to Apply

Please send your application to and include the following:

  • “Mechanical Engineer / Designer” in the subject line
  • Résumé/CV
  • Cover letter
  • Confirmation that you are willing to work on-site at our Port Coquitlam, BC office
  • Available start date
  • (Optional) Design portfolio or website link; this may include personal, academic, and/or professional projects
  • (Optional, if recent or relevant) Post-secondary transcripts

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Company Description

Current Scientific Corp. is a growing marine tech company headquartered in metro Vancouver, BC with customers located around the world. We design and manufacture stabilized electro-optical systems for use in Naval & Defence sectors and Marine & Yacht industries. At CURRENT, we continually invest into product R&D to improve performance, quality, and customer experience. Our products are used for coast guard, paramilitary, super-yachts, commercial shipping, ferries & explorer cruises, icebreakers, marine mammal research vessels, and other specialty applications.


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