Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID
2022-107669
Work Location
CA-BC-Trail
Department / Discipline
Mechanical - Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer. Reporting to the Engineering Department Manager, this position is located in our Trail, BC office.  This role has overall responsibility for providing Mechanical Engineering and Design support on a wide variety of industrial projects.

If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Our Trail office currently numbers over 50 engineers, designers and support personnel. Trail, located in Southeastern British Columbia near the cities of Rossland, Nelson and Castlegar, is an affordable family-oriented community of approximately 10,000 people. The area offers excellent education and health care facilities, as well as access to world-class skiing at Red Mountain, hiking, boating, fishing, hunting, golf and all outdoor activities available in the Kootenays. Come work where most people dream of going to play!
The Wood Trail office is currently offering a hybrid working environment, with your work week split between attending the Wood Office and working from home. This situation is subject to change and is dependent on project requirements, office plans, and Wood policy changes.


Key responsibilities:

  • Providing input for the layout, design, specification and evaluation of mechanical equipment for industrial plants and related infrastructure
  • Preparing sizing calculations for pumps, gravity flow systems and other industrial equipment
  • Preparing project documents and reviewing those prepared by others for scope, presentation and technical accuracy.
  • Project Lead responsibilities requiring the ability to establish good working relationships and communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Focussed on meeting client objectives
  • Effectively execute projects in study phases and project execution, as well as supporting projects in construction
  • Demonstrating effective organizational skills and handling multiple tasks independently, and as part of a team
  • Adequate management of project budget, schedule and quality, and effective implementation of change management procedures
  • Establishing good working relationships and communication with project management, area leads, department managers, clients and other team members to coordinate and ensure the compatibility of design
  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff, including assigning work and evaluating technical competence

Skills / Qualifications

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree from a recognized university with P. Eng. Status in B.C. or eligibility for registration
  • 5+ years of relevant industrial engineering experience at various stages of the project life cycle
  • Relevant site maintenance or operations experience is an asset
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume and deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal and decision-making skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to effectively work in a team atmosphere is imperative
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Committed to continual improvement and achieving engineering excellence
  • Demonstration of specific experience with aspects of Project Engineering and/or Project Management roles including ownership of overall project scope, schedule and budget management would be considered an asset

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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