Mechanical Engineer


Evercloak is recruiting for a passionate Mechanical Engineer with a strong desire to be a part of our growing start-up company. In this role the Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for scaling production and building membrane module systems, drafting CAD models, and manufacturing these items for our research and development division. The Mechanical Engineer will work closely with our Industrial Design Engineer and Membrane team. 

What you’ll do

In addition, the Mechanical Engineer will:

  • design membrane modules and integrate modules into HVAC systems for prototype purposes,
  • prepare CAD models and technical drawings;
  • work closely with machine shops and contract manufacturers,
  • work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment balancing requirements across engineering, chemistry, and manufacturing;
  • accurately collect and record work including testing, analysis, and interpretation of data in collaboration with the engineering team; and
  • use PPE and technical equipment responsibly and ensure equipment is calibrated, maintained and in good condition. 


You are excited and motivated by making a big impact in an organization. You thrive on challenges and are a quick learner with a creative and analytical mindset. You are detail-oriented and have a knack for quality control. You are trustworthy and dependable. You are organized, scientifically driven, and take ownership of results. You are self-driven and able to plan your own tasks. You are adaptable and able to adjust to situations quickly and efficiently. You are energetic and positive and appreciate new technologies and challenges. In addition, qualified candidates:

  • possess a post-secondary degree (preferred) in a related engineering program (Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering),
  • have 5-10 years working experience,
  • have hands on experience in working of machining equipment, such as milling machines, lathes, drill presses, and hand tooling,
  • possess knowledge of manufacturing processes; machining, molding, forming, laser cutting, etc.;
  • possess working knowledge of Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD and associated best practices, including drawing and document control,
  • are able to design experiments, collect data, and conduct data analysis;
  • are detailed oriented and take pride in their work;
  • possess excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • are able to work independently and in a team environment;
  • have knowledge of 3D printing an asset; and
  • have a solid understanding of sensor integration, Arduino build ups and circuits;
  • have an understanding of small electronics (considered an asset), and
  • note that having access to a vehicle would also be considered an asset.

Work term: This is a 1 year, temporary position, with the possibility of extension.

Working hours: 40/hrs week

Work location: Kitchener-Waterloo 

Application requirements and process: Please read carefully. Applications for this position should be submitted to Plum’s Talent Resilience Platform. Applications should include: 

1) Cover letter and resume 

2) Plum Discovery Survey:  We want to know more about who you are and how you’ll fit with our team and culture. As such, we ask that you complete the Plum Discovery Survey (follow the “Apply here” link below). By taking our Discovery Survey you’ll get a chance to get your own Plum Profile that highlights your strengths and gives you tips to make sure your next role is the right fit. 

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.