Mechanical Engineer - (Tailing Systems)

Job Description

Employment :Contract
# of Openings :1
Classification :Mechanical Industry:Engineering

On behalf of our EPC client, Design Group Staffing is searching for a Mechanical Engineer with tailing systems experience.

This is a contract opportunity in Edmonton. It is not eligible for relocation subsidy or expenses. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in conceptual designs, studies, reports and proposals;
  • Perform calculations and basic preliminary analyses;
  • Check manufacturers’ drawings and data for compliance with specifications;
  • Assist in detailed development of established design concepts for process systems, structures and equipment;
  • Assist in developing or review discipline material quantity estimates;
  • Comply, verify and correlate data relating to engineering problems;
  • Provide input to and/or maintain records for equipment and components;
  • Prepare material requisitions, specifications, technical bid evaluations and other related procurement documents;
  • Coordinate assigned work with other technical personnel as directed;
  • Assist in development and verification of project control documents and status reports;
  • Prepare letters for replies to vendor correspondence;
  • Monitor project controls within discipline;
  • Review design documents of equipment manufacturers or subcontractors of a moderate degree of complexity, and prepare comments and recommendations;
  • Assist in preparation of forecasts, quantity take-offs and change orders;
  • Perform overall systems design and engineering tasks, within a discipline, having some degree of complexity;
  • Understand roles played by other disciplines on the project;
  • Participate in reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data by other engineers/specialists or by suppliers;
  • Assist in the on-the-job training of people assigned;
  • Familiar with all engineering department procedures and their application to projects;
  • Knowledge of design standards and guides applicable to the discipline for the respective clients; and
  • Participate in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent communications skills Oral and Written
  • 10-15 years of relevant mechanical engineering experience;
  • Design and/or operating experience with slurry pump systems and secondary oil sands extraction systems within an EPC environment or, in an operating plant, is considered an asset;
  • Experience in a pressure equipment fabrication shop or in an operating plant is considered an asset;
  • A recognized mechanical engineering degree from an accredited university and registration as a Professional Engineer in Alberta with APEGA;
  • Knowledge of industry/regulatory codes and standards such as API 610 and 650, ANSI/HI 12.1-12.6, ASME Section VIII, CSA B51, TEMA, NACE, etc.;
  • Experience with software programs such as AutoCad, Compress, HTRI and FE analysis is considered an asset;
  • Willing and able to occasionally travel to operating plants or manufacturer’s shops for field reviews, acceptance testing, etc.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills.
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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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