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Mechanical Engineering Technologist

  1. Mount Pearl
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Mechanical Engineering Technologist

Why Join Us?

SNC-Lavalin Inc is seeking a Mechanical Technologist, reporting into our Manager, Electrical and Mechnical for our Infrastructure Engineering team out of our Mount Pearl, NL. Seize an opportunity to have an impact working on a variety of projects that continue to improve not only NL and Atlantic Infrastructure, but have the ability to be a part of major projects taking place across Canada (see Trillium and the recently announced Réseau express métropolitain).

At SNC-Lavalin, we believe the world-class expertise and unwavering commitment of our employees are the reasons for our success. The three pillars of Safety, Ethics and Quality are paramount and the ideal candidate will be outstanding in each of these areas. We value teamwork, respect and openness above all else, and we empower our people to grow and learn. Join us, as we work to become the world’s most sought-after engineering and construction firm.

This position will include use of building systems information modeling (BIM) using Revit software in the layout and design of mechanical building systems. Candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, have a keen interest in a fast paced work environment, and be proficient in organization, and time/budget management. The successful applicant must be able to work interchangeably in a team setting, and independently, and will be expected to liaise with professional staff including engineers, subcontractors and clients.

Note this will begin on a 6 month contract.

How you will contribute?

  • Interpreting engineering specifications, resolving design and field engineering difficulties and coordinating work schedules
  • Coordination and interaction with drafting in the preparation of design drawings
  • Revising drawings based on instructions from engineers
  • Interpreting equations, calculations and written instructions
  • Coordination and preparation of project specifications
  • Participating in technical studies and creation of reports
  • Contributing to the planning, budgeting and scheduling of work to achieve prescribed objectives
  • Preparing progress reports and monitoring project controls
  • Recommending changes in plans and specifying estimated costs
  • Recommending substitutions in materials and payment for complete work
  • Consulting with other departments, suppliers and contractors to clarify specifications
  • Keeping abreast of new technical developments and estimating their impacts
  • Providing construction phase services, e.g. shop drawings review, site inspections, etc.
  • Project specific roles to be determined by project manager

What you will contribute?

  • Registration or eligibility to as a Certified Engineering Technologist, or graduate from a BIM/drafting program
  • Knowledge of BIM software (REVIT) for the production of building design drawings used in the construction industry
  • Preference will be given to experience with mechanical system modeling.
  • Working knowledge of equipment layouts with respect to installation, servicing and safe operations
  • Working knowledge of coordination requirements in a multi-discipline BIM design teams, familiarity with interpretation of architectural and structural building models.
  • Good understanding of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria;
  • Proficiency in a variety of standard engineering methods and techniques;
  • Proficient with design and analysis, including use of engineering software;

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

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

• Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities


The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording.

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.


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