Baggage Handling System Engineer
CA, BC, Vancouver
31d ago

Company Summary

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure.

From its offices in over 40 countries, SNC-Lavalin provides services to clients in a variety of industry sectors, including mining & metallurgy, oil & gas, environment & water, infrastructure and clean power.

In many cases, SNC-Lavalin combines these services with its financing and operations & maintenance capability to provide a complete end-

to-end project approach.

SNC-Lavalin maintains exceptionally high standards for health and safety, ethics and compliance and environmental protection, and is committed to delivering quality projects on budget and on schedule to the complete satisfaction of its clients.

Airports & Aviation Group

Within the Infrastructure division, SNC-Lavalin has established a permanent Airports & Aviation Business Unit to provide Engineering, Project Management and Commercial Consultancy services to the aviation industry at a regional, national and international level.

The Airports & Aviation business unit is expanding its presence in the Canadian and International markets. The team now has over fifty employees and four offices (Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver).

The group can also draw upon our deep breath of qualified engineering resources in all our offices across Canada to deliver projects to our Airport clients.

The Group has developed a strong and unparalleled expertise in the design and commissioning of baggage handling facilities, access control systems, airfield pavements and airfield electrical systems.

But what makes the true difference is our integration of the engineering services with the full range of commercial, operational and strategic planning services for airports and the past airport management experience of some of our senior staff.

Job Description

As an experienced baggage handling system engineer within the airport and aviation group, the candidate will demonstrate the following skills : business development, client management, organizational development, team management, project management and technical engineering.

The candidate will have to apply these skills to the various stages of the airport baggage handling system construction projects. As such,

  • Will oversee the teams, face the client and participate in the various phases of construction projects, from gathering information to the project close out, going through to defining user needs, feasibility reports, concepts, drawings and specifications, Bid analysis, site supervision and on-site testing.
  • Will develop and lead the teams and participate in the design of solutions for complete or parts of baggage handling systems, including mechanics, electricity, automation and control, computing and networking;
  • From check-in to baggage loading.


    At the project management level :

  • Be in charge of one or more projects;
  • Review technical content and quality of deliverables;
  • Manage changes;
  • Monitoring of effort and financial follow-up
  • Human resource management and planning.
  • At the client level :

  • Manage one or more clients;
  • Act as technical advisor to clients;
  • Fee contract administration;
  • Manage official communications;
  • Represent SNC to the client;
  • Represent the client to the contractors.
  • At the airport and aviation group level :

  • Maintain regular contact with the MTL BHS Team for best practices and to apply the SNC approach and methodology in BHS;
  • Supervise, advise and develop junior engineers in collaboration with other experienced engineers in the group;
  • Actively participate in business development;
  • Carry out proposals;
  • Participate in the recruitment, organization, internal development and continuous improvement of the group, particularly in BHS.
  • Contribute and collaborate with the other disciplines of the group (Security Systems for Airport (SSA), airfield pavements and Civil and Airfield Electrical Systems (AES)).
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Automated Production Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Process Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent;
  • Specialization in manufacturing systems or equivalent is an asset
  • A technical diploma in a relevant related field is an asset;
  • General knowledge of mechanics, electricity, automation and control, computer science and IT;
  • Be a member of a recognized Engineering Order in one of the provinces in Canada or be able to become one;
  • Being a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC) is an asset;
  • 8 years experience in a role with equivalent duties and responsibilities;
  • Bilingualism (English-French) is an asset;
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written;
  • Business acumen;
  • Great versatility, dynamism, creativity, high learning ability, client-oriented and interpersonal relationships;
  • Excellent judgment, team spirit and motivation;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team;
  • Attention to detail, with strong skills to prioritize in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Ability and interest in writing technical documents and reports;
  • Mastery of office automation software; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project);
  • Knowledge of 3D modelling software REVIT or other 3D modelling software is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic / VBA, C / C ++, SQL and other programming tools are an asset;
  • Knowledge and mastery of the different electrical, building and especially automation codes and standards : ISA, AINSI, ISO, IEC, etc. is an asset;
  • Be able to travel.
  • Experience in the following fields is significant assets :

  • Baggage processing systems, automated sorting centers, manufacturing or other automated handling systems.
  • Airport environment (construction, operation, airport systems).
  • Consulting engineering (design, engineering, construction supervision, project management)
  • Management (projects, contracts, clients, staff, multidisciplinary team)
  • Development (business, team, company)
  • Additional information

    Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.

    We subscribe to the principle of employment equity.


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