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Kent Recruitment

Mechanical Lead and Design

Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Date Published
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If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:



Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:
The Candidate shall have experience in Oil & Gas, Refinery, Chemicals, Carbon Capture and Mining /SAGD projects along with effective communication skills.
The Candidate shall have versed experience in different types of packages and rotating equipment in general. Experience in Compressors, Pumps (Cogecn, Boilers, GRSG, GTG, fire heaters, API and Non-API), Fan and steam Turbine Packages which includes multi discipline scope will be added value. Experience in Carbon Capture & High Pressure Compression Facilities are a preference.
The Candidate will have direct responsibility of mechanical deliverables, supporting the project mechanical lead, coordinate with other engineering disciplines, client and supplier.
The candidate shall be an integral part of a task force team in an ongoing sustainable project and can be assigned to New prospective projects.

Your responsibilities:
  • The Candidate shall be fully responsible for deliverables assigned to her/him.
  • Liaise with and coordinate with the other engineering disciplines and procurement team.
  • Participate in all phases of project, including conceptual, FEED, detail design.
  • Provide construction and Commissioning support as required.
  • Perform job responsibilities under the direction of the Project Mechanical Lead and project engineer(s).
  • Work efficiently and maintain the required technical quality of work produced within the project schedule and budgeted man-hours.
  • Prepare specifications, data sheets, material requisitions, technical bid evaluations, review and approve vendor documents and drawings.
  • Ensure adherence to client and/or company specifications, work instructions, quality processes, governing codes and standards, and good engineering practice.
  • Responsible for reporting the progress status of the equipment being handled to the Project mechanical lead and project engineer(s).
  • Interface with Client's representatives and maintain a good relationship throughout the project
  • Be conversant and knowledgeable with the requirement of current legislation and standards e.g., API, CSA, API, NFPA, ASME Codes and industry Standards, Federal, and Provincial Regulations.
  • Must be methodical and systematic in her/his approach
  • The Candidate will be responsible for building and maintaining a positive relationship with all project personnel, engineering team, and other stakeholders.
Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:
  • Recognized Bachelor’s , Master’s and PHD degrees in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited University.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario and or Alberta
  • Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience in Oil & Gas and Mining Industries
  • Field experience will be considered an asset
  • Proficient with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Report writing, Communication, and Presentation skills.

Skills Requirement:
  • Interface engineering/ Coordination for multidisciplinary issues belongs to Mechanical scope.
  • General understanding of civil, electrical, I&C and piping design requirement with respect to mechanical equipment interface
  • Willing to travel to site and vendor shop as per project needs and requirement
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skill
  • Strong team player & ability to handle multi-tasks.
  • Ability to meet assignment schedule & deliver quality products.
  • Self-motivated & goal-oriented
  • Ability to work and perform tasks independently with minimum supervision and guidance.

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