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Senior Mechanical & Piping Engineer

Date: Feb 3, 2019

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 17946 

Job Category: Engineering 


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.

Hatch is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Winnipeg. Reporting to the Mechanical Discipline Lead, the Senior Mechanical Engineer will play a key role in delivering complex, challenging and innovative projects. The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be an established technical resource, mentoring and guiding Designers and Engineers in the production of engineering designs, including drawings, specifications and reports. In addition, the Senior Mechanical Engineer will provide input during client and stakeholder meetings and will assist with the development of new business opportunities and preparation of proposals.


  • Design of various mechanical and piping systems for power generation (particularly hydro), heavy industrial, and mining projects.
  • Develop or provide input into 3D models and 2D drawings;
  • Act as Mechanical Lead on multi-disciplinary projects, at all stages of the project lifecycle (conceptual, pre-feasibility, and feasibility studies, as well as detailed design/implementation);
  • Supervise junior/intermediate engineers and designers in the preparation of design criteria, drawings, data sheets, technical specifications and design calculations;
  • Professional signing/sealing of deliverables;
  • Prepare reports, proposals, budgets, schedules, project plans and other supporting documentation as required;
  • Mentor young engineers as part of their career development program


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience designing mechanical and piping systems;
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Manitoba;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of pertinent industry standards, regulations and codes such as ASME, Manitoba Building Code, ASHRAE, and CSA standards;
  • Experience with various hydro station piping systems is preferred, particularly design of service and cooling water systems, plumbing and drainage systems, fire protection systems, oil storage and distribution systems, and compressed air systems.
  • Experience with process piping, slurry piping systems, , steam piping, and natural gas piping is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of HVAC systems design is considered an asset, particularly in hydro stations and substation buildings, but also in heavy industrial and mining projects;
  • Experience with dust collection systems is considered an asset;
  • Bulk material handling experience is considered an asset;
  • Able to lead mechanical aspect of projects and complete the majority of project work independently, with coordination and resources from other offices.
  • Able to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team and coordinate mechanical activities with other disciplines;
  • Previous supervisory experience;
  • Good planning, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Previous project management experience is considered an asset;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated safety leadership;
  • Willingness to travel occasionally to other Hatch offices and project sites.


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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