Grant Mattis

SolidWorks Architectural Designer

Discussion created by Grant Mattis on Jan 17, 2018

Designer - Walters Group Inc.

LocationHamilton (Ontario, Canada)
TypeFull-Time Position
CompanyFeature Walters Inc.

Job Description

The Designer supports projects by creating drawings & digital information from client specifications, layout drawings, design sketches, models, proto-types or from other verbal instructions. Using 3D modeling software, the designer provides assembly drawings & electronic files to the shop for fabrication and shipping, and erection diagrams and other information to Field Services for construction, all within tight and shifting deadlines.


Main responsibilities will include:

  • Creates 3D Model Designs based on Project Requirements
  • Develop master sketches allowing for advanced coordination and control within scope and with interfacing work, per the client layout drawings and directives from design management.
  • Develop appropriate connection details and other project detailing requirements under the direction of consulting engineer and fabrication/design management team.
  • Provides exports, reports, visuals, & other data to Project Management & Production when required to support their work and planning.
  • Preparation of Shop and Site Drawings and electronic data
  • Project Correspondence and Maintenance

Desired Skills and Experience


  • A University Degree in Industrial Design or Drafting/Engineering Technology diploma from a recognized technical institute, or suitable work experience including on-the-job training.


  • 2 years of design experience for a manufacturing environment for multi-component assemblies, mixed materials, moving parts.
  • Experience in designing/drafting using automated software.

Skills, Knowledge and Competency Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of Solidworks 3D modeling system or other equivalent 3D modeling software.  Experience in Revit, desired.
  • Knowledge in structural steel fabrication, connections and erection practices 
  • Knowledge of basic mathematical concepts
  • Ability to read structural and architectural drawings
  • A team player, who can interrelate and operate effectively with peers and other associates within a collegial, yet demanding, work environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in a complex environment with multiple priorities
  • Organizational Skills and the ability to be flexible in managing changing priorities
  • Excellent Computer Skills
  • Communication Skills – Both Written and Oral
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  • Research skills


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Designer - Walters Group Inc.