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NG2022 -Mechanical / Piping Designer

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Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 49281 

Job Category: Campus 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly 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 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! 


Title:  Mechanical / Piping Designer


Position Summary:  


Hatch is seeking a Mechanical/Piping Engineering Designer/Technologist graduate with interest in Mechanical design. Reporting to the Mechanical/Piping Discipline Lead Engineer or Discipline Lead Designer you will support projects globally working from the Vancouver office with potential opportunities to work in other Hatch offices and at project job sites.  


The Mechanical/Piping group is comprised of a group of professional engineers, designers and technologists led by a management team that has pioneered renewable power technology globally. We have experience in the design, construction and commissioning of hydro power facilities throughout the world.  We are looking for young designers eager to be involved in complex small and large-scale renewable power projects, and able to demonstrate their keen problem solving skills in developing practical solutions. The candidate must be a self-motivated individual capable of working both independently and within a team environment.  


What Will a Career at Hatch Offer You:   


You will: 

  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world in meaningful ways 

  • Work on challenging projects and problems and gain experience in the office   and on project sites  

  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally 

  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning on a daily basis 

  • Gain relevant experience and support in obtaining your professional designation   

  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry 

  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, and more to develop your skills 

  • Join in charitable, social, and sports activities with other Hatch employees   


We’re entrepreneurs with a technical soul. Our flat organizational structure creates an atmosphere of openness and participation. We build practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable. Our ultimate goal is to achieve no harm for our people, our clients, and our communities. 



  • Work independently to apply design principles for 3D models and 2D mechanical equipment, general arrangement drawings of facilities 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 equipment. 

  • Become knowledgeable of various mechanical equipment, various design tools, piping system design, discipline workflows, and industrial components/processes.  

  • 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 


Education and Experience:  

  • Must be working towards graduating in 2021, or recently graduated, with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology or similar program.  

  • Excel academically while being actively involved in extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities at school or in the community 

  • Previous relevant co-op and summer work terms or internships in Mechanical or Piping design is an asset  

  • Academic or work experience with AutoCAD, Revit, Bentley MicroStation, OpenPlant or Design Review CAD software is an asset.  

  • Understanding or experience with layout development of industrial facilities is considered an asset 


Competencies  (knowledge, skill, attributes): 

  • Good understanding of design principles related to mechanical equipment and systems  

  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges  

  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills 

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail  

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  

  • Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges 

  • Adapts and embraces change 


For more information on our graduate recruiting process visit 


Note: Applicants must submit a transcript (official or unofficial) upon application. 


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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