Engineering Designer – Richmond

  • Company:
    voestalpine Nortrak
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    13 hours ago
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Job Description

Position Overview

Perform design work under the supervision of a Project Lead. Produce drawings and Bills of Material related to the company’s products as per the latest company design standards/guidelines and industry and customer specifications using the designated CAD software, currently MicroStation and NX  CAD and SAP (ERP)

Your Tasks


  • Abides by all customer and Nortrak safety policies and procedures while on customer & Nortrak sites
  • Ensures design specifications of drawings meet customer and Nortrak safety standards.


  • Produce practical designs and other design components (BOMs, ITPs, etc.) for tooling and Nortrak product.
  • Work with a high degree of accuracy developed through knowledge of the application, manufacture and service requirements, customer and Nortrak standards and industry state of practice.
  • Stay current with company manufacturing processes and product/industry knowledge.
  • Works closely with Manufacturing to address design/manufacturability issues.

On-Time Delivery:

  • Maximizes utilization of time to complete projects accurately and meeting department and company commitment dates.


  • Works as a member of a design team, cooperates with Nortrak Management in an effective manner to produce designs efficiently and on budget with a high degree of manufacturability.


  • Shares information with and encourages other team members. 
  • Develops close working relationships between both internal and external customers and suppliers.

Your Profile

  • Three to five years of experience in the engineering field   Preferably with Mechanical Engineering experience.

  • Knowledge of materials & casting processes related to the company’s manufactured products & experience working in a manufacturing environment is an asset.

  • Post-Secondary education with diploma or degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline.

  • Detailed knowledge in CAD, preferably NX and MicroStation.  SAP knowledge would be an asset.

  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills both oral and written.

  • Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to work as a project team member.

  • Able to prioritize and execute multiple tasks in efficient manner.


voestalpine Railway Systems Nortrak employees enjoy a generous benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance, retirement plan with a generous matching contribution, Employee Assistance Program, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, wellness programs, and competitive vacation benefits.

Company Description

Get Your Career On Track

voestalpine Nortrak, with ten production facilities across Canada, US and Mexico, is North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of special trackwork for the railway industry. As the industry’s technology leader, we take pride in providing superior products, excellent customer service and unbeatable engineering design services to our customers. We are committed to bringing innovative solutions, products and services to our customers across rail freight and transit segments.

voestalpine Nortrak (“Nortrak”) is a subsidiary of voestalpine AG ( one of Europe’s premier steel producers with over 50,000 employees worldwide. Nortrak is closely affiliated with voestalpine’s Railway Systems group which operates in 21 countries across the globe to provide cutting edge system-based solutions to railroads and transits.

Nortrak Family

Safety is our #1 commitment to our employees and

Quality is our #1 commitment to our customers.

At Nortrak, we strive for excellence. Exceeding customer expectations is one of our core values. Our reputation is based on our successful track record. We work as a team to proactively solve problems, rigorously comply with standards, continuously improve our products and technical competencies, consistently do what we say we do, and encourage open dialogue with customers.

We are proud to recognize and celebrate the safety achievements of our teams across the company and work hard to ensure safety remains a strong part of our culture. We focus on taking care of each other and ensuring our colleagues go home safe and healthy every single day.

We value an open, encouraging, family oriented environment that supports learning, career growth and development.

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