Senior Mechanical Designer (Senior Mechanical Draftsman)

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Date: Jul 8, 2024

Location: Katowice, Slaskie, PL

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 91327 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Katowice, Slaskie, Poland 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. 


Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Due to our expansion into Europe, we have recently opened our first office in Katowice, Poland, this is a very exciting time for Hatch as we look to grow our office in Poland!

We are seeking a Senior Mechanical Draftsman to join our Project Delivery Group (PDG).


PDG helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors. 
We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies.   Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!  



The Senior Mechanical draftsman is responsible for the production of mechanical layouts, models and drawings in accordance with project requirements under the supervision of the  Lead Mechanical Engineer. The Senior Mechanical Designer is required to apply experience and specialized/advanced engineering principles at conceptual level.  The position requires sound knowledge in the design of project specific mechanical components or systems, as well as fundamental knowledge of the plant processes.  


As the successful candidate, you will: 

  • Understand the owner/user requirements and the project mission.  
  • Assist in interpreting the plant PFDs, P&IDs, and plant battery limits and constraints.  
  • Coordinate the work of draftspersons and senior draftspersons in the preparation of contract drawings, record keeping and other statistical work.  
  • Prepare 3D equipment modeling, layouts and 3D design.  
  • Perform conceptual layout work.  
  • Check drawings prior to release.  
  • Develop design details.  
  • Performs design calculations of standard design elements.  
  • Perform the design and drafting of mechanical plant models using applicable standards, project technical specifications and enterprise or project procedures.  
  • Execute designs following the mechanical and layout design criteria developed specifically for the project as well as the defined regulations, codes, and standards.  
  • Apply the design criteria throughout the evolution of the design.  
  • Use vendor data, drawings and information to develop and verify the model.  
  • Create and maintain check sheets for all equipment as vendor data is received. Back model all changes as required.  
  • Ensure coordination with designers and engineers of other disciplines.  
  • Perform clash detection of models with other discipline models.  
  • Provide material quantity takeoffs for estimating purposes or inclusion into bulk commodity purchases and installation contracts. 
  • Generate 2D drawings from the 3D model as required by the project. prepare design concepts for both internal and client review in conjunction with engineering staff, 
  • Produce detailed engineering drawings and documentation for identified and approved concepts/projects, in conjunction with engineering staff, 
  • Participation in formal engineering review processes.  
  • Conduct operability and maintainability reviews, walkthroughs and HAZOPs.  
  • Conduct constructability reviews and HAZOPs.  
  • Use model as basis for HAZOPs during the above reviews.  
  • Assist with development and monitoring of budgets and schedules.  
  • Prepare drawing list and project drawing standards.  


You bring to the role: 

  • Engineering diploma (N Dip) or equivalent (mechanical)  
  • Minimum of five years mechanical design experience  
  • Experience within a large project, multidisciplinary EPCM environment  
  • Ability to design in a 3D model environment  
  • Detailed design and modeling skills for the plant layout of mechanical equipment  
  • Thorough knowledge of industry or regulatory standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the design and systems related to the project  
  • Able to plan and supervise the work of others  
  • Understanding of other discipline requirements  
  • Proficient in the use of MicroStation  
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Good safety awareness  
  • Able to function in a structured corporate environment.  


  • Registration as a professional with the local engineering authorities  
  • Experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects. 


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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