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Mechanical Designer, Drilling and Bolting Attachments

Date:  May 17, 2024

Lively, ON, CA, P3Y 1L7

Req ID:  29763
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial, and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.


Focusing exclusively on the underground hard rock, underground soft rock, and surface mining sectors, Komatsu Mining designs, manufactures, distributes, and services extensive product lines of highly reliable P&H surface mining equipment and JOY underground mining machinery used to cut, crush, load, and convey coal and industrial minerals worldwide. Komatsu Mining's products and related services are used extensively for mining coal, copper, iron, gold, and other mineral resources, and the company employs people worldwide.


Komatsu Mining Corp. offers rewarding experiences and unique growth opportunities in addition to the following:

  • Competitive wages
  • Annual Bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health & dental, vision coverage, healthcare spending account, and life insurance)
  • Personal wellness allowance
  • Company-sponsored registered pension plan (RPP) and matching program.
  • Paid uniform and personal protective equipment
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid sick time
  • Company-supplied tools
  • Trades apprenticeship and training opportunities
  • Training and education support
  • Employee social engagement activities and benefits
  • Industry-leading site safety statistics
  • Sustainable employment
  • Ability to be a part of an exciting and innovative company developing new state-of-the-art technology and equipment 

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Job Overview

Join our Hard Rock Drilling Product Engineering team as a Mechanical Designer, Drilling and Bolting Attachments and be at the forefront of innovation in the mining industry! As a key member of our engineering team, you will be responsible to design & develop new and innovative products to solve problems faced by our customers.  This includes utilizing computer-aided software, specifically SolidWorks, to create 3D layouts, drawings, and schematics of parts, assemblies and technical renderings.  You will participate in customer visits, problem definition, concept development, detailed design and component selection, cross functional design reviews, system prototyping and validation, production design release, manufacturing support, and support of field personnel product commissioning and troubleshooting.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • This role will primarily be focused on drilling and bolting attachments to be fitted onto the booms of Komatsu underground jumbo drills and bolters.
  • Utilize computer-aided design (SolidWorks) software to create 3D drawings and schematics of parts, assemblies and technical renderings.
  • Create detailed drawings to capture, process, dimensions, inspection and other pertinent engineering information utilizing knowledge of engineering principles and applicable design standards and EHS regulations.
  • Develop drawings from notes, sketches, existing drawings, design concepts, verbal instruction and/or engineering specifications.
  • Document updates to designs and ensure that any changes are recorded and prepared in accordance with engineering change procedures.
  • Providing continuous support to production team during the assembly phase of capital equipment builds.
  • Carry out inspections, measurements, field tests and other evaluations to identify design issues in order to create scopes of work to address the design issues and continuously improve the design.


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 3+ years with design of underground hard rock equipment desired.
  • Knowledge of mechanical design standards, techniques, methods, and architecture.
  • Experience in weldment design and stress analysis.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Software and ERP systems. (SAP considered an asset)
  • Experience with project management methodologies and software.
  • Fully competent with 3D CAD design, preferably SolidWorks
  • Strong knowledge of engineering principles, design standards, and EHS regulations.
  • Good understanding of manufacturing processes (in particular welding and machining)
  • Understanding of Bill of Materials and MRP systems (ECN’s/NCR’s)
  • Solid problem-solving skills, including the ability to conduct investigations, perform calculations, and run tests.
  • High level of initiative with the ability to work independently and as part of a broader team.
  • Knowledge of fluid mechanics and electrics
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy and quality.

Additional Information

Komatsu is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion in support of growing a global team to achieve our business results and create a better future every day for our globally based employees, customers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce strongly contributes to our business growth and product innovation.
Komatsu is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, or disability. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

While we appreciate all applicant submissions, only those considered to be most qualified will be contacted for further assessment. 

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