Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

About the Company

Our clients provide a broad multi-disciplinary suite of engineering services to its clientele. They deliver state-of-the-art, cost-effective engineering services to a range of industries including, but not limited to, Nuclear Power Generation, Oil & Gas, and Manufacturing. Their mission is to continually devise solutions specifically tailored to the performance goals of their clients.

Their highly skilled engineers can provide unparalleled service to a demanding customer base, regardless of a project’s complexity and size. They have a longstanding history of optimal allocation of resources to balance the client’s expectations––in terms of quality, costs, and expediency––with rigorous safety requirements mandated by the regulatory bodies.

Their team members boast extensive training in the use of highly specialized engineering software, supported by state-of-the-art technology in computation and networking. Their offices are fully equipped with a battery of high-performance servers and workstations––protected by top-tier security systems.

Constantly leveraging emergent technologies, which, coupled with their engineering expertise, allowing them to continually improve upon modern design practices and deliver cost-effective products that can meet the most demanding expectations.

About the Opportunity

Our client is growing, and they are seeking a highly skilled, energetic, reliable, and experienced Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team.

Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for supervising groups of specialized engineers in the energy sector.
  • Maintaining a project timeline and completing tasks within the allocated time frames.
  • Periodic reporting to, and consultation with, section managers
  • Liaise with other discipline leads, project managers, contractors, and clients to facilitate a smooth flow of information for use in preparing preliminary and detailed designs and provide design clarification solutions throughout the project.
  • Undertake, supervise, and provide reports and calculations (test/hydraulic/equipment sizing/stress/FMEA, etc.).
  • Highly experienced in technical specifications (services/components/equipment, etc.).
  • Demonstrated capability to manage a knowledge-based work unit.
  • Extensive experience in the development of strategies and policies for the planning of programs with significant knowledge and experience in the principles of program/project evaluation, monitoring, measurement & verification, data analysis, and report writing.
  • Highly developed analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, and conflict-resolution skills, with a history of successfully demonstrating collaboration, teamwork, innovation, organization, coordination, and planning skills.
  • Strong leadership and management skills as evidenced by past successful performance, with demonstrated` supervisory competencies including the ability to coach, hold accountable, mentor, engage, and motivate staff.
  • Demonstrated ability in preparing technical reports and deliverables to successful conclusion.
  • Good knowledge of CANDU nuclear power plant design and operation as well as CANDU reactor components (specifically primary heat transport, feeder, calandria).
  • Understanding of engineering change control process.
  • Experience in compliance with regulatory standards and customer requirements.
  • Experience in piping and equipment design.
  • In-depth knowledge of CSA N285.0, N286.7, and N289 as well as ASME Section III Subsections NB, NC, ND, NF, ASME B31.1, B31.3, and ASME Section VIII.
  • Good understanding and experience with the Engineering Change Control (ECC) process.
  • Prior experience that supports ASME Section III Appendix XXIII Qualification for Design Specification and Overpressure Protection Report is considered an asset.


  • Proper technical background and education, typically acquired through the successful completion of a University Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline.
  • Prior experience in the Oil and Gas or Nuclear Power Generation Industries.
  • Site access security clearance for authorized unescorted entry to Canadian Power Generating Station, or eligibility to acquire one such clearance.
  • Compliant with all the requirements set by the Occupational Health & Safety Act and by cogent regulatory bodies.
  • Professional Engineers (P. Eng.), registered in Ontario or elsewhere, are given precedence.

We are an equal opportunity employer who is dedicated to maintaining a respectful, and equitable work environment. We value diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require any type of accommodation through the interview process, please contact us.

We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.