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Layout Lead - Design Coordinator - Mississauga

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Date: Nov 30, 2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 65624 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Our Project Delivery Group (PDG) helps clients with world-class project delivery from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies through 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.


The Mechanical & Piping Group is a Hatch global practice providing Mechanical design expertise to a wide variety of Hatch's commodity-based business practices. Our capability spans through the whole project lifecycle comprising; scoping, conceptual design, pre-feasibility, feasibility studies, detailed engineering, construction support and project management. The group supports several different fields, such as energy, mineral processing and infrastructure.


Our Mississauga team is currently seeking a dedicated Layout Lead/Design Coordinator to assist project work in the office with potential for field opportunities.  The Layout Lead/Design Coordinator is broadly responsible for development of the 3D Model and 2D drawings while leading model design reviews and milestone reviews. In addition, the Layout Lead/Design Coordinator is required to provide support to the various discipline engineers and the construction team.


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Be responsible for the production of mechanical equipment layouts, models, and drawings in accordance with project requirements and under the supervision of the Lead Mechanical Engineer
  • Execute designs in accordance with the mechanical and layout design criteria
  • Have sound knowledge in the design of project specific mechanical components or systems, as well as fundamental knowledge of plant processes.
  • Assist in interpreting the plant PFDs, P&IDs, and plant battery limits and constraints
  • Develop design details of standard design elements
  • Prepare 3D equipment modeling and 3D design
  • Coordinate the work of draftspersons and senior draftspersons in the preparation of contract drawings, record keeping and monitoring
  • Generating 2D drawings from the 3D model as required by the project
  • Ensure all disciplines are following project model/drawing production procedures and guidelines
  • Perform conceptual layout work as well as check drawings prior to release
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Conduct operability and maintainability reviews, walkthroughs. Familiarity with HAZOP studies will be an advantage.
  • Understanding of project mission including user requirements
  • Responsible for managing budgets, schedule and deliverables related to the layout.
  • Provide mentorship and supervision to the design team.
  • Provide regular feedback to the Overall Engineering Manager and Mechanical Lead on progress with preparation of deliverables.


You bring to the role:

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in a heavy industrial design and layout. EPCM environment is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Bentley, Openplant, or 3D Microstation.
  • Knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, regulations, and codes pertinent to the design and systems related to the project.
  • Strong deliverable focus with a proven ability to attain quality and schedule objectives while maintaining budgets.
  • Able to lead small teams, plan and supervise the work of others.
  • Understanding of other discipline interfaces and requirements.
  • Experience in mentoring young professionals.
  • Strong personal commitment to Safety and Quality.
  • Strong ability to engage and coordinate the design with client representatives.
  • Knowledge of project delivery, including the activities, interfaces and interdependence of all project disciplines.
  • Knowledge of Engineering systems coordination incl. some knowledge of programming such as SQL Server or VBA.
  • Experience with greenfield and brownfield interfaces, including constructability experience
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Willing and able to travel for short durations to various global project offices or to site is considered an asset.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


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


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, 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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