Mechanical Designer - Mining

June 17 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Processing, Architecture, Design, CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Mechanical, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Vancouver, BC

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Type of position: Regular

Job Description

Your role as a Mechanical Designer will consist of preparing 3D models, drawings and other technical documents in mining, hydropower and heavy industry. You will also provide quality service and maintain positive relationships with colleagues and clients by contributing to projects in the mechanical engineering discipline.

The successful candidate can expect to:

  • Perform mine plant layout design and calculations for studies and detailed design projects
  • Prepare designs using 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks, SmartPlant and AutoCAD
  • Participate in the development innovative solutions
  • Carry out other technical assignment for projects such as system setup, deliverable lists and research
  • Support the development of project schedules, budgets and progress metrics
  • Communicate with vendors and use vendor data efficiently in designs
  • Participate in site inspections, quality assessments and oversee testing


  • 3-6 year’s relevant experience in mechanical layout and design drafting of mineral processing plants in a multidisciplinary engineering design environment
  • College diploma in Mechanical Engineering Design
  • Experience in mechanical engineering in mine process plants
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD tools
  • Ability to travel and perform site work, where required
  • Initiative to identify tasks that need completion and accept the responsibility of seeing those assignments through to the final stage
  • Experience in mechanical engineering of the following sectors: mining, hydropower, wind, pulp and paper, clean energy would be considered an asset
  • Bilingual (English and French) is not necessary but would be advantageous for this position

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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