Intermediate Mechanical Engineer

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Date: Nov 22, 2023

Location: Trail, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 89485 

Job Category: Metals; Mining 

Location: Trail, BC, Canada 

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.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Engineering Manager/Lead Mechanical Engineer with the delivery of project requirements.
  • Prepare engineering calculations such as hydraulic calculations (including slurry calculations), piping stress analysis, line sizing, pump selection, tank sizing and conveyor calculations.
  • Manage and prepare mechanical equipment lists.
  • Perform system analyses, establish user requirements, analyze system functional and performance requirements, define design criteria, and establish system layouts and designs.
  • Lead preparation and/or review of project standard specifications and design criteria.
  • Lead preparation of technical specifications packages and perform technical bid evaluations for procurement of mechanical equipment.
  • Lead preparation of piping deliverables including Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), piping material specifications, system layouts and designs, pipe support standard, and piping lists/MTOs.
  • Work with and manage equipment vendors to develop designs to ensure project requirements are met.
  • Prepare and contribute to technical reports and trade-off studies.
  • Provide input to engineering, operating and capital cost estimates.
  • Prepare or provide input to 3D models and 2D mechanical/piping drawings.
  • Participate in and contribute to design reviews.
  • Assist with technical queries raised during the construction phase and commissioning of systems.



Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5 plus years post graduate experience.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Canada.
  • Demonstrated design and engineering experience in mining, metals, minerals processing or heavy industry environment.
  • Excellent attitude towards safety.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge of industry standards, regulations and codes pertinent to the mechanical engineering discipline.
  • Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team and coordinate mechanical activities between disciplines.
  • Sound knowledge of 3D data centric design systems.
  • Sound knowledge of engineering management systems.
  • Experience with Mechanical software -eg. AFT Fathom, Sidewinder.
  • 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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