Mechanical EIT

October 16 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Processing, CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Engineering, Mechanical, 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

As an engineer in training, you will be responsible for working as part of a team of around 20 Mechanical EITs, engineers and designers to support deliverables for various projects varying from hydroelectric plant design (i.e. penstocks, hydraulics, balance of plant, etc) to heavy industrial plant design (i.e. process, HVAC, piping, etc) and mining processing plant design. In joining the team you will be asked to:

  • Support and help prepare deliverables for projects (i.e. drawings and specifications) under supervision of senior engineers
  • Perform detailed engineering based on guidelines for mandates involving heavy machinery, conveyors, pump systems, crushers and metallurgical processes
  • Carry out engineering calculations using software (ANSYS etc) and check with hand calcs. CFD and FEA are the predominant areas of design for our department
  • Learn and apply appropriate codes and standards
  • Present technical information
  • Produce technical data sheets, specifications and design basis documents
  • Occasionally coordinate the work of draftspersons or other non-professionals at the request of a senior engineer
  • Occasionally attend site visits to perform inspections, quality checks and to witness testing


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Two years of relevant experience in consulting
  • Understanding of design codes: ASME, CSA, API, BC Building Code etc
  • Asset: experience in hydro, BOP, and/or turbine generator
  • Experience in mechanical engineering in the industrial, energy or mining sectors
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite and other applications as well as databases and interfaces
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, SolidWorks, TRACE 700, AFT Fathom, ANSYS, SmartPlant


  • Proactive and prepared to take accountability
  • Drive for closure – don’t leave tasks hanging
  • Creativity and innovation in providing solutions
  • Strong safety and quality awareness
  • Detail orientated
  • Eager to learn and aptitude for self-development
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal

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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