Job Title: 3D Digital Fabrication Specialist
Reports to: Leader, Robotronics
Job Type: Full-time Contract
About Little Canada
Our mission is to evoke a sense of wonder and curiosity about Canada. Our promise is to create a uniquely Canadian experience of a vast land with a small-town feel.
Little Canada is a vast, highly detailed and animated journey through Canada in miniature. This permanent attraction will open in summer 2020 in the heart of downtown Toronto, in a 50,000 square foot facility. Our goal is to be a top 10 attraction in Toronto, with anticipated attendance of over 500,000/year.
Our Big 5 Values and what they look like for this role:
1. We create to amaze! – the astonishment of our guests is our inspiration
You understand that the guest reaction is our ultimate inspiration. You see your contributions through the eyes of the guest and understand how to work with your team mates to create the guest experience.
2. We’re naturally curious – we’re eager to learn
You ask why? And why not? You see problems as opportunities to be figured out.
3. We are family – we support each other
You demonstrate this in the compassion and empathy you have for your team mates, both on your direct team and across the company. You know more than just their names; you make a point of learning who they are and more about their shared passion for Little Canada.
4. We’re better together – we bring out the extraordinary in each other
You see the strengths and potential in your team mates, and you support and rely on them to help reach your shared team goals.
5. We’re serious about fun – like any self-respecting Canadian, we don’t take ourselves too seriously
You actively participate in and encourage others in creating opportunities for fun.
The 3D Digital Fabrication Specialist is guided by our first value – we create to amaze! As part of our Miniature Makers team, she/he will be responsible for designing and producing miniature elements of Little Canada, including our miniature fleet of vehicles, our autonomous road network, architectural elements and mechatronics machinery. This role leverages a combination of 3D design and physical production capabilities, from 3D printing to model casting, and requires the ability to work in miniature proportions.
The 3D Digital Fabrication Specialist reports to, and is supported by, the Leader, Robotronics
She/he designs and creates vehicle masters to be printed or used to create resin cast body shells
She/he designs and creates autonomous vehicles custom elements - chassis, motor mounts etc.
She/he develops and 3D prints a road network to support autonomous vehicle tracking and guidance technology
She/he designs and creates custom architectural elements for signature structures.
She/he supports creation of other custom miniature elements as required
She/he establishs and maintains strong relationships with the Build team
She/he embraces the Little Canada Health and Safety Program
She/he embodies the values of Little Canada
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Experience
Practical experience and proficiency in Modelling software geared to the production of physical objects such as Fusion 360, Solidworks, Rhino, Blender and appropriate slicing software
Proficiency in accurate measurement and the appreciation of fine tolerances
Proficiency in converting 3 view drawings to 3D printable objects.
Proficiency in operating and monitoring various types of 3D printers FDM and Resin
Ability to read schematics and blueprints
Undergraduate degree or diploma in 3D design is an asset
Demonstrated interpersonal skills; ability to build rapport and work collaboratively
Excellent organizational skills; able to plan and deliver against large pieces of work
Strong customer service orientation
Comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment
This role is based at our pilot site in Mississauga. At some point in spring 2020, this role will move to our permanent site, in the heart of downtown Toronto.
Flexible work-time between attraction site and remote. Mondays will require on-site presence for team communications meetings. Production work will require presence at the attraction site.
May require long periods of monitoring of 3D printing projects