Company: Wood
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Senior / Lead Mechanical Engineer to join our Mining & Minerals team in Oakville, Ontario who will apply extensive and comprehensive knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and practices to the organization's products and services. The Mechanical Engineer will plan, schedule and conduct technically complex engineering assignments requiring judgment, independent evaluation, selection and significant adaptation and deviation from standard techniques and procedures. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities

Lead a team of designers, assist and take responsibility for the following tasks:
  • Serve as the mechanical engineer on a project; planning, managing and coordinating the mechanical engineering activities on large and/or technically complex portion of a project and/or serve in an individual contributor role as the mechanical expert completing broadly defined and/or technically complex engineering assignments
  • Develop, plan, evaluate and recommend solutions for difficult problems
  • Prepares proposals, contract design drawings and calculations, contract information (CI) sheets, BEDD sheets, specifications and other engineering documentation using standards and/or new methods as required
  • Prepare and issue contract information (CI) sheets and/or BEDD sheets based on calculations and organization standards
  • Review drawings, calculations, CI/BEDD sheets, specifications and other engineering documentation for compliance with contract requirements, good engineering practices, codes, and standards
  • Approves and issues drawings, CI/BEDD sheets and other engineering documents
  • Prepares technical specifications for purchased equipment
  • Coordinate and interface with equipment suppliers
  • Prepare technical evaluations of supplier's proposals
  • Work with and communicate with project management team
  • Assure the technical quality of work performed by organizational standards, codes and general knowledge of engineering principles and projects
  • Perform or review engineering and design tasks requiring operation of available computer assisted software and/or equipment that increments work productivity and accuracy
  • Consult with supervisor and other experts concerning unusual problems and develop and apply advanced techniques and methods as required
  • May develop and implement improved designs, work methods, practices and procedures
  • Assure that all work on assigned projects is timely, accurate and high quality
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management
  • Organize, plans, and coordinate own work.
  • Set expectations and monitor delegated activities for schedule and budget

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Must be registered as a Professional Engineer in Canada
  • Minimum 10 years' of related engineering experience with EPC / EPCM companies is required for this position
  • At least 5 years of experience in a lead mechanical engineering role
  • Experience as a Mechanical Engineer in Mineral Mining projects will be an advantage
  • Working knowledge of the organization's technology and knowledge and understanding of how the mechanical engineering activities integrate into a complete project
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with customers and vendors
  • Authorization to lawfully work in Canada without sponsorship from Wood is required

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 45,000 people.

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering 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. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.