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Mechanical Technician - Shoreline (welding dept)

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Mechanical Technician - Shoreline (welding dept)


Reporting to the Area Manager or Tooling Manager/Lead, the Equipment Mechanical Technician is responsible for supporting any tooling designs, preventative maintenance, and repair activities associated with MCR Feeder and Fuel Channel Replacement.


  • Responsible for all electrical and mechanical maintenance on the MCR project tooling.

  • Develop tooling repair/maintenance procedures as applicable for each of the different project equipment sets, using knowledge of manufactures specifications and design intent.

  • Provide expertise and work closely with supervisors, tooling engineers, welders, mechanics, multiple trades, utilizing different tooling systems designs.

  • Prepare and coordinate all required activities to ensure that site conditions are suitable for the planned refurbishment activities, prior to mobilization to the site.

  • Maintain a regular job-site presence to continuously monitor and provide support for all required tooling maintenance and repair activities.

  • Manage the procurement and storage of all required spare tooling, components, and consumables; ensuring that all components are available for optimal tooling performance.

  • Ensure that the project tooling and equipment is correctly configured for the respective operation.

  • Perform and record all required preventative maintenance activities on the respective tooling.

  • Participate and/or Lead any tooling related troubleshooting activities required during tooling development and/or operations at site.

  • Report all tooling issues and Human Performance issues, to Supervision.

  • Support emergent tooling development activities.

  • Preparation of Technical Specifications and requisitions for all tooling spare components, consumables, including special purchasing instructions based on the tooling design.

  • Other tasks as assigned by Manager.


  • Ensure all work is performed in accordance with respective tooling maintenance manuals and Safety requirements.

  • Ability to interpret drawings/schematics, codes, standards, procedures and communicate findings with the applicable project personnel.

  • Ensure process control is maintained throughout critical tooling maintenance and operation.

  • Manage and maintain comprehensive spare component and consumable inventory to ensure proper tooling operation.

  • Maintain and execute regular preventative maintenance on all program tooling to ensure optimal operation.

  • Provide OPEX on tooling design changes that would optimize tooling maintenance and performance  operation


  • Minimum 3 years of manufacturing/fabrication or related industry, knowledge.

  • Graduate of Mechanical Program or equivalent, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Working knowledge of electrical/electronic schematics and use of proper diagnostic equipment are essential.

  • Strong working knowledge and interpretation of mechanical drawings are essential.

  • Manual disassembly/assembly of equipment, electrical/electronic components and umbilical assemblies are essential.

  • Knowledge of Liburdi welding systems and equipment is an asset.

  • Knowledge of Wachs SDB and EB2 Milling equipment is an asset.

  • Strong written, verbal communication and problem-solving skills

  • Working knowledge with MS based computer applications.

  • Working knowledge on Solid works or CATIA an asset.

  • Work well in a Team Environment.

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process as required by Company policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

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.

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

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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SummaryReporting functionally to the Area Manager - Feeders, the Welding Specialist is responsible for supporting the Welding activities associated with MCR Feeder and Fuel Channel Replacement.Respons



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