Intermediate SolidWorks Designer

Zekelman Industries - Kitchener, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

Z Modular ( is a fast-growing design-build modular company, with manufacturing across the US and Canada. Its patented modular system allows developers and architects to build faster and more-efficiently than ever before, using new technology and fabrication to reinvent construction.

Z Modular is seeking a SolidWorks Designer for the design and modeling of modular residential buildings. This position requires the candidate to work with the in-house design team to model Architectural, Structural and/or MEP layouts and details. The candidate must be highly skilled in SolidWorks and will be required to demonstrate their ability. They will also be skilled in the interpretation of building design documents and the development of construction documents during the shop drawing phase of the construction process. The ideal candidate will have an interest in modular construction, automated fabrication systems, parametric design software, and developing alternative approaches to the construction industry.

The candidate will design, model, review and coordinate modular building systems in SolidWorks:

SolidWorks Complete modeling and drawing of parts, assemblies, sheets and BOMs

Design Review existing/create new building designs, assemblies, parts or details

Details Adapt existing/develop new modular details for fabrication drawings

Coordinate Review design details and flag questions, conflicts or inconsistencies

Drawing Organize drawing packages including Permit & Shop Drawings

Office work Work with senior Designer to identify weekly production needs

Travel Potential travel in CAN/US to meet clients or review factory production

Disciplines Expertise in Architecture, Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical

Experience Level Junior: 5+ years experience in construction and/or design

Intermediate: 10+ years experience in construction and/or design

Senior: 15+ years experience in construction and/or design

Degree Bachelor or Technologist degree in Architecture or Engineering

Registration PE/OAA or other licensing is an asset, but not required

Code Understanding of IBC/OBC building codes is an asset

Design SolidWorks is required, Sketchup or Revit/AutoCAD is an asset

Detailing Experience producing SW construction drawings, shop drawings & details

Coordination Expertise in conflict detection and resolution

Construction General knowledge of contract management and administration

Fabrication Experience producing drawings & details for manufacturing

PM Experience in Project Management is an asset

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low cost, high quality medical and dental benefits. In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.

We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.