Mechanical Designer
DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia
4d ago


As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work and to where it can take you at Stantec.

Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities.

The Oil & Gas industry is changing and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.

Your Opportunity

At Stantec we design with community in mind. We work with stakeholders in all aspects of concept development, options analysis and costing, detailed design, construction management, commissioning and operations.

Our multi-discipline design team of professionals work together to achieve the results that have lasting success in the communities we work in.

We are proud of long standing relationships that continue to improve and renew the value obtained from existing infrastructure that deliver energy to people all across the globe.

Our designs can be found in critical infrastructure like processing plants, terminals, refineries, storage facilities and energy distribution facilities.

Through our partnerships, industry experience, and use of technology, we develop innovative ways to solve emerging issues, meet regulations, and increase productivity.

We are currently seeking Mechanical Designers to join our Energy design team.

Your Key Responsibilities

Comply with Stantec Health Safety Security Environment (HSSE) program, with particular focus on safety in the field.

Understanding of industry standards and applicable ASME, CSA, API, ANSI, NACE codes and standards.

Provide design experience, from conceptual thru detailed engineering, related to process piping associated with medium to large projects.

Understand basics of the function and integration of process equipment pumps, compressors, pressure vessels, heat exchangers

Understanding of material selection to support design of process piping and equipment.

Undertake and / or assisting in project coordination responsibilities, including scheduling, estimating, and project progressing.

Efficiently conduct model reviews and team meetings.

Coordinate piping team activities with other discipline teams.

Review and coordination of vendors and other discipline documents.

Participate in site visits for data gathering of existing infrastructure to aid design integration when required.

Ensure that work conforms to applicable codes, standards and client specifications.

Mentor designers working in the group with less experience

Knowledge of fabrication and construction techniques and processes.

Willingness to go the extra mile’ to support projects, clients and fellow employees.

Knowledge of and ability to use standard computer applications including, but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

The ideal candidate will have :

Proficient in AutoCAD, Cadworks, AutoPlant, Navisworks.

Proven experience with field verification and system walkdowns

Experience with use of geomatic surveys in design and modeling

Excellent English communication skills, both verbal & written.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Experience with pipeline facilities, refinery, or extraction is preferred.

Thorough knowledge of all aspects of piping systems design.

Ability to multitask. Must be a self-starter, and motivated.

Should be willing to receive and provide direction.

Available for travel within Canada for short durations 2-5 days (as required)

Education and Experience

Minimum 5 years of direct experience with process piping design.

CET designation (is desired)

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us.

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