Junior Mechanical Engineer
CA, NS, Halifax
4d ago

Job Description

SNC-Lavalin Inc. is searching for an energetic candidate for the role of Mechanical Engineer-in-Training (EIT) to take on the exciting opportunity within the Infrastructure Engineering team in Atlantic Canada.

Seize an opportunity to have an impact working on a variety of projects that continue to improve not only Halifax and Atlantic Infrastructure, but have the ability to be a part of major projects taking place across Canada.

At SNC-Lavalin, we believe the world-class expertise and unwavering commitment of our employees are the reasons for our success.

The three pillars of Safety, Ethics and Quality are paramount and the ideal candidate will be outstanding in each of these areas.

We value teamwork, respect and openness above all else, and we empower our people to grow and learn. Join us, as we work to become the world’s most sought-

after engineering and construction firm.

Located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, you will work under the guidance of senior engineers. As the ideal candidate, you have significant focus on producing quality work, meeting deadlines, working in a dynamic office, and the ability to grow your career in an environment that encourages innovation and delivers excellence.

Our office thrives on challenges and as the ideal candidate, you are confident in developing innovative solutions and furthering these through sound engineering practice.

This position includes a broad range of consulting tasks. Strong verbal and written communication skills is a must, you’ll have a keen interest in a fast paced work environment, and be proficient in organization, and time / budget management.

You must be able to work interchangeably in a team setting, and independently, and will be expected to liaise with professional staff including engineers, technicians, subcontractors and clients.

Responsibilities :

  • Interpreting engineering specifications, resolving design and field engineering difficulties and coordinating work schedules;
  • Engineering calculations for equipment and system sizing, use of modeling software, development of layouts 2D and 3D, field work for data gathering, construction site inspections;
  • Ensuring design work interfaces well with that of other disciplines;
  • Coordination and interaction with drafting in the preparation of design drawings.
  • Coordination and preparation of project specifications.
  • Contributing to the planning and scheduling of work to achieve prescribed objectives;
  • Preparing progress reports and monitoring project controls;
  • Recommending changes in plans and specifying estimated costs;
  • Recommending substitutions in materials and payment for complete work;
  • Consulting with other departments, suppliers and contractors to clarify specifications;
  • Keeping abreast of new technical developments and estimating their impacts; and
  • Project specific roles to be determined by project manager.
  • Qualifications :

  • Recent completion of an Engineering Degree program with a focus in Mechanical, combined with application as an EIT
  • Excellent understanding of engineering disciplines and knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines / fields;
  • Proficient with mechanical design and analysis, including use of mechanical modelling software;
  • Exposure to HVAC and building services design methods an asset.
  • Proficient with the use of MS Office Suite.
  • Strong communication in both report writing, presentations, and with all internal / external stakeholders
  • Must be open to some travel as limited travel within Canada maybe required
  • Must have an active and valid Driver’s license
  • Regular

    At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-

    class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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