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Intermediate Mechanical Engineer

R-048460
  1. Burnaby
  1. Clean power

Intermediate Mechanical Engineer

Why Join Us?

SNC-Lavalin is one of the world’s largest engineering and construction groups, and a major player in infrastructure ownership, operations and maintenance services. SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and are currently operates in over 100 countries.
 

SNC-Lavalin's Power, Grid & Industrial Solutions Sector is a leader in the field of power generation and distribution. We are proud to have more than 100 years of experience in dams and hydroelectricity, with our first hydroelectric project dating back to 1911. SNC-Lavalin has been closely involved in the design, construction, refurbishment and study of hydro and power systems and has facilitated the production of some 296,000 MW of hydropower, more than 114,000 km of transmission lines and more than 2,500 substations around the world.
 

Climate change is at the heart of the global environmental agenda and continues to influence decisions and the overall direction of the energy sector. As a result, the group also oversees renewable energy and energy storage projects. And, as critical infrastructure protection becomes a growing concern for utilities, the group also continues to support the growth of SNC-Lavalin's digital and telecommunications technologies.
 

We are looking for an Intermediate Mechanical Engineer to join a team dedicated to mechanical balance-of-plant design primarily for hydroelectric power stations, with opportunities working on other facilities such as hydromechanical equipment and turbines as project demands arise.  As such, you will be involved in a multidisciplinary team in the realization of projects ranging from feasibility studies to construction.
 

How will you contribute to the team?

To perform this role successfully, the individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

  • Manage the process for Mechanical Engineering commitments in accordance with project scope, schedule, budget and procedures to ensure successful project completion.

  • Actively develop and maintain important client relationships as part of overall business strategy.

  • Resolve complex design/project execution issues through the development of innovative solutions as required.

  • Establish and implement improvements to existing methods, procedures and tool sets to maximize quality and efficiency of project delivery.

  • Mentor, coach, and provide technical guidance and quality assurance, to mechanical designers and junior mechanical engineers to ensure the technical adequacy of all mechanical engineering work.

  • Participate in the preparation of estimates and project proposals (or coordinating resources to do so) for Mechanical Engineering.

  • Maintain good working relationships with internal stakeholders, the management team, and clients.

  • Ensure the quality and consistency, accuracy, and neatness of engineering deliverables as part of corporate QA/QC program.

  • Provide technical guidance, engineering support and commissioning support for construction activities.

What will you contribute?

  • University Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • 10 years of relevant mechanical balance-of-plant design experience including, but not limited to, the following:  HVAC, dewatering/drainage, compressed air, oil handling, plumbing, water supply, fire protection, etc in hydro power generation as well as familiarity with hydromechanical equipment and turbine generator auxiliaries.

  • Registration or eligible for registration with EGBC.

  • Working knowledge of all applicable building codes and industry standards.

  • AutoCAD and 3D CAD software experience. Exposure to BIM – Revit experience will be a definite asset

  • Strong client focus and a desire to achieve results including the ability to manage multiple priorities and timelines.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to make decisions using sound engineering judgment.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Supervisory background and proven leadership skills (will be considered an asset).

  • People oriented with an ability to establish a high degree of credibility with staff and clients.

  • An excellent written and verbal communicator with superior interpersonal and relationship management skills.

  • Effective interpersonal communication and organizational skills.

  • Commitment to working in a team environment.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

  • Competitive salary

  • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits

  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes

  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);

  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities

The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording.
 

Additional Information:
Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process.
At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. 
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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. http://www.snclavalin.com

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