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We're hiring a Jr. Engineer/Technologist

Want to join our award-winning team?

Over the past three years, the team here at MacKenzie Healthcare Technologies (MHT) has developed the world’s first fully automated repositioning system for people in wheelchairs, Paraglide. Paraglide’s award-winning, patented design has been recognized as a game-changing innovation at regional, national and international competitions.

With the development of Paraglide nearing completion, our team is ramping up to develop our next innovative product, and we’re looking for the right candidate to help us take it from concept to commercialization.

If you are a motivated self-starter who’s passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of seniors and those who care for them, and you want to make your mark on innovative products that will change the landscape of healthcare, this is the job for you!

As a Jr. Engineer/Technologist you will work side by side with our Sr. Engineering Designer and will be responsible for:

  • New product design

  • Complete drawing packages, including assemblies

  • Mechanical/Electrical integration design

  • Carrying out design calculations and ensuring that plans respect guidelines, codes and other regulations

  • Establishing and maintaining contact with clients to determine needs and to present technical information, concepts and study results

  • Producing monthly reports

  • The design and construction of testing equipment and fixtures

  • Assisting the project manager and Sr. Engineering Designer as needed

  • Carrying out all other related tasks to assist in the completion of the project


  • Mechanical Engineer/Technologist Diploma or equivalent

  • Detail oriented

  • Able to work as part of a team

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel within Nova Scotia

As part of the MHT team you will also be able to take advantage of working in a high-tech advanced manufacturing environment, including CNC machining equipment and robotics systems.

MHT offers a rewarding environment and a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental and RRSP contributions.

For more information on who we are and what we're about, take a look around this website as well as the website of our sister company and production facility,


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