Chief Mechanical Engineer

British Columbia - Canada - Oil, Gas & Mining - Mining - Engineering & Design - Professional Bachelor

We’re hiring a Chief Mechanical Engineer for our client, a large mining company, in Vancouver. This is a long-term contract opportunity.

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Samantha Binns, Account manager

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About this role

Responsibilities

  • Apply working knowledge of engineering principles to assigned engineering projects, using sound engineering, data measurement & collection, calculations, analysis, interpretation and problem solving.
  • Review, interpret, comment and approve mechanical engineering deliverables. Review reports for mechanical design projects and provide recommendations to site team and to project consultants.
  • Lead the mechanical efforts on large/complex engineering projects, which may include the development of new or modification to existing systems and processes, including the responsibility of approving work from other engineering disciplines.
  • Manage projects and serve as a mechanical subject matter expert (SME) on large/complex projects.
  • Managing the mechanical department of an engineering company, construction planning and construction supervision.
  • Provide guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable processes, practices, and existing/proposed local, state and federal regulations
  • Contribute to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for designated engineering areas
  • Develop and/or review scopes of work, evaluate proposals, draft formalized internal requests for funding.
  • May evaluate and administer contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment as approved and required.
  • Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment.

About you

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline and seven (7) years discipline related engineering experience, OR
  • Master’s in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering discipline and five (5) years discipline related engineering experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Broad knowledge of the principles and practices of mechanical engineering
  • Ability to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written, including the ability to actively listen and to adapt behavior and communication style based upon the audience
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skill in following safety practices, and recognizing, controlling and/or eliminating hazards Ability to build trust and credibility with employees/peers and establish common goals and expectations
  • Strong analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Professional Engineer’s license
  • At least 5 years of work experience
  • Extensive experience in the design, analysis and installation of pumping & piping systems.

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.

Summary

  • Vacancy number: PUB212385
  • Location: British Columbia
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Sunday, June 30, 2019
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Samantha Binns

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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