Junior Mechanical Designer

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Date: Nov 17, 2023

Location: Trail, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 89486 

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.



  • Work independently to apply design principles for 3D models and 2D mechanical equipment, piping layout, mechanical layout or general arrangement drawings of industrial buildings and processes.
  • Work collaboratively to share the results of your work with senior members of the discipline and/or other Hatch groups
  • Develop 3D models and 2D drawings of mechanical and piping systems
  • Be knowledgeable of various mechanical equipment, various design tools, piping system design, discipline workflows, and industrial components/processes.
  • Participate in formal design review processes
  • P&ID design and review. 
  • Perform clash detection of models with other discipline models
  • Participate in office and site safety training and inductions as needed to support office and site activities
  • Perform field verification, and provide field support during construction
  • Willingness and ability to travel and work in other Hatch offices or project work sites (including remote sites) as needs and opportunities arise


Skills and Experience: 

  • Technology Diploma or equivalent (Mechanical preferred)
  • Piping and/or mechanical design experience or equivalent relevant experience
  • Design, drafting and modelling skills in 2D and 3D environments
  • Working knowledge of piping components and materials
  • Ability to take instruction and work independently
  • Knowledge of industry or regulatory standards and codes as required
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail



  • Experience with Bentley MicroStation, OpenPlant P&ID or Design Review CAD software is considered an asset
  • Understanding or experience with layout development of industrial facilities
  • Good understanding of design principles related to mechanical and/or piping systems
  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges
  • Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges
  • Adapts and embraces change


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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