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Kent Recruitment

Intermediate Mechanical Engineer/Lead

Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
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About the job:
  • Provide Support to Mech Team on fixed equipment design, spec and data sheet development and vendor review processes
  • Produce studies and offer technical support to Mech Team members, checkers and drafters.
  • Implement and maintain all corporate and client standards on a given project.
  • Maintain communication with associated discipline leads and client representatives and act as Lead on a number of mechanical projects of small to intermediate size.
  • Prepare and plan Mech engineering activities across the local project with GEC interaction.
  • Maintain proper data sets and files including all supporting documentation for deliverables.
  • Interface with materials and stress engineering
  • Assist with the production of all 2D and 3D deliverables internal and external via oversite and direction.
  • Prepare proposals in conjunction with other discipline leads and project managers.
  • Detail scopes of work and deliverables lists.
  • Complete and maintain labour cost estimates in projects where acting Lead.
  • Support Mech Dept in RFP responses, PCNs etc.
  • Prepare and maintain project execution and deliverables schedules and staffing according to P6 curves.
  • Manage resources in a cost-effective manner.
  • Provide input to or oversee multiple small projects as required.
  • Provide regular reporting and progress tracking as required by client and management.
  • Create and maintain punch lists, master document registers etc.
  • Develop EWPs and CWPs.
  • Participate in quality audits and lessons learned sessions.
  • Performing other tasks as required.

  • 5 - 10 years Mechanical Engineer design experience with minimum 5 years proven lead experience and experience in working with multi-discipline teams.
  • P. Eng. Status Ontario an asset
  • Demonstrable experience working on projects in the Oil&Gas Sector.
  • Field experience an asset.
  • Static Equipment fabrication experience an asset.
  • Strong communication skills required to provide effective inter-discipline, GEC, client, vendor, and construction coordination on projects.
  • Familiarity with industry codes and standards and the use of client specifications for detailed design. Knowledge of B-31.1/B31.3, ASME, ASTM, ISO, CSA
  • Demonstrable proficiency in Compress, PVElite, FEA computation methods a requirement

  • Overall understanding of technical disciplines and all aspects of project execution. Proven track record as a lead on medium to large projects.
  • Research skills, analytical and creative problem-solving skills, questioning and feedback skills, project and time management skills.
  • Lead skills including high emotional intelligence.
  • Commitment to quality, responsibility, high work standards, and initiatives.
  • Availability for field assignments involving travel to sites involving work in industrial facilities.
  • Highly motivated with ability to work in an interactive and open team environment.
  • Direct experience working with overseas Global Engineering Centers and asset.
  • Self-starter with initiative and ability to complete deliverables and tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prepare design calculations, technical documents, and drawings.
  • Willingness to learn and work on a variety of tasks within multiple projects.
  • Position requires a “Whatever It Takes” attitude and commitment.
Employee will be required to communicate in person, via telephone, email, video chat and software systems. Position may include visits to construction sites and industrial facilities requiring mobility (on ground and at heights) and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hardhat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and work boots.

Employee will work primarily from office with periods working from home during Covid-19 restriction protocols. On occasion, visit to operating plants and construction sites may be required with noise levels moderate to high. Job sites may contain the following: light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools, people standing, walking, sitting, signaling, and talking. Noise levels vary and may include bells, whistles, and alarms.

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