Company: Wood
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer with extensive experience with multiple industrial Clients.

Wood supports industrial and manufacturing Clients from our dynamic office in Oakville. Our market niche is supporting plant expansion & designing modifications to existing facilities to support maintenance, growth, and regulatory compliance. This requires field investigations, design, specification, planning, and support to procurement and construction, all with the mindset of responding to Client needs. We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will become an integral member on a team of mechanical and process engineers and technicians, that is supported by the wider resource network of Wood. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Responsibilities: The Mechanical Engineer may work as a team member and/or project manager depending on the project. Responsibilities will include the following.
  • Meet with Clients to understand issues, clarify scopes, present solutions, and receive feedback.
  • Prepare proposals for sole-source, invited-bid, and public-tender engineering services.
  • Identify, develop, and document design criteria.
  • Execute front-end engineering and design to prepare conceptual designs for approval and cost estimating.
  • Prepare studies and reports on issues pertinent to Clients.
  • Develop detailed system designs, both independently and as part of a team. Receive and give direction as appropriate.
  • Check designs of others.
  • Prepare and/or review functional inspections, equipment specifications, datasheets, inspection test plans, installation instructions, and commissioning documents.
  • Conceptual development of P&ID's and layouts for designers
  • Work with the project team to resolve co-ordination and interferences issues
  • Prepare cost estimates
  • Develop packages for permit applications, tender bids, and construction work
  • Address bid queries, review submittal packages, and provide construction support for the projects
  • Conduct field verification of designs prior to, during, and after construction.
  • Coordinate with multiple engineering disciplines, equipment vendors, and installation contractors

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least ten years' experience in one or more of the following in an EPC/EPCM environment:
    • Refining Systems (separation, amine, sulphur, glycol, fuel gas, flare, heating, cooling, tank farms, etc.),
    • Rotating Equipment (Generators, pumps, compressors, turbines, etc.),
    • Static Equipment (Heat Exchangers, Boilers, Pressure Vessels, Tanks, etc.)
    • Fire protection
    • Building services/HVAC/Dust Collection
    • Material Handling
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Canada and / or eligible for registration as PEng in Ontario
  • Knowledge of design codes, particularly Ontario-specific codes such as Ontario Building Code and Ontario Fire Code, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A willingness and ability to travel
  • Current 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.