Mechanical Technologist - Medical Physics - Regular full-time 2023-231658

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Date Posted: 6/12/2023

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-231658

Position Type: Regular full-time

Department: Medical Physics

FTE Status: 1.00

Hours of Work: Other

Campus Site: Other

Shifts Weekday Required: Other

Shifts Weekend Required: Other

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

We currently have a Regular Full-Time opportunity for a Mechanical Technologist in the Medical Physics at our Bayview Campus.

Hours of Work: Weekdays: Days, Evenings, 8 hrs, As per schedule

Summary of Duties

  • Design equipment required by the Medical Physics Department, Radiation Therapy
  • Department, Radiation Oncology Department, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, research clients, and external clients
  • Utilize 3D modeling software to design and create components and assemblies to satisfy project requirements, and to create technical drawings for manufacturing
  • Program, set up, and operate CNC mill and CNC lathe
  • Prototype components for in-house and external customers
  • Manufacture components and small production runs of components
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance for radiotherapy treatment machines, troubleshoot and assess medical linear accelerator malfunctions, perform emergency repairs and general repairs
  • Install and calibrate laser systems for patient positioning
  • Order supplies and maintain adequate supply inventory and consult with sales representatives as required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Successful completion of a recognized Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma or equivalent
  • Licensed journeyman or Apprentice Machinist, Tool & Die Maker, or equivalent with additional five years related practical machine shop experience
  • Demonstrated advanced competencies with respect to mechanical aptitude, mechanical design, creativity, and machine shop skills
  • Proficient in using CAD Software (SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor)
  • Proficient in operating, set up and programming CNC machines (mill & lathe)
  • Programming experience with CAM software (Mastercam)
  • Proficient in operating manual mill, manual lathe, and other shop equipment
  • Excellent understanding of technical specifications, engineering drawings, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Demonstrated competencies in hydraulics systems, electrical knowledge, writing skills, computer literacy, and manual dexterity
  • Proven proficiency in English grammar, with excellent verbal and written communication and comprehension skills.
  • Well-developed organizational, prioritization, and time management skills to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Must be able to work on days and afternoon rotational shift schedule (8am-4pm, 12 pm-8pm).
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently with minimal to no supervision, as well as being a self-starter with ability to take initiative.
  • Welding & soldering experience is an asset.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 231658 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an equal opportunity employer.