Mechanical Engineer – Mining and Metals

August 9 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Engineering, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Materials, Metallurgy, Mechanical, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Toronto, ON

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

BBA has an exciting new opportunity for a mechanical engineer to join our Toronto office to support our projects in the natural resources and energy sectors, including: renewables, mining and metals, pulp and paper, biofuels, oil and gas markets.

As a mechanical engineer you will:

  • Prepare engineering documents for the design of works for projects in the following sectors: industrial, mining and metals, energy, oil and gas, environment and sustainable development, etc.
  • Lead and participate in conceptual design studies.
  • Lead and participate in the preparation of plans and specifications and perform detailed engineering based on guidelines for mandates involving heavy machinery, conveyors, pump systems, crushers and metallurgical processes.
  • Supervise or carry out design calculations and ensure that plans meet guidelines as well as legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Verify and produce specifications, reports, files for tenders, and other technical documents.
  • Present technical information, concepts or study results.
  • Coordinate design activities with other disciplines (mechanical, electrical, etc.)
  • Assign and review the work of junior engineers (engineers-in-training), technicians and drafters assigned to projects and assess technical scope.
  • Ensure that work complies with budgets, schedules, estimates and established procedures.
  • Provide assistance to more experienced personnel for the technical aspects of complex tasks.
  • Cultivate and maintain friendly, close relations with colleagues and clients or their representatives.
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals, estimates, schedules and budgets, where required.
  • Carry out other technical duties to assist with the completion of projects.
  • Perform technical information surveys when necessary.
  • On occasion, monitor contractors on site.


  • Comfortable presenting technical information to client
  • Effective communication skills
  • Rigorous and meticulous with work
  • Results-oriented
  • Proactive and takes initiative
  • Ability to adapt to various environments and situations.
  • Ability to learn on the fly.
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain positive peer relationships.
  • Aptitude for self-development.
  • Exceptional teamwork
  • Creative and innovative when providing solutions
  • Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Ability to effectively plan time and prioritize on multiple concurrent projects
  • Strong leadership and ownership skills


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Member of the PEO
  • At least five years of relevant experience
  • Experience in mechanical engineering in the industrial, energy or mining sectors
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite and other applications, databases and interfaces
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, SolidWorks and SmartPlant applications
  • Available to travel occasionally between the Toronto and Sudbury’s offices
  • Available for short-term (mandatory) and long-term (asset) assignments at client offices or sites in Ontario and Canada
  • Major asset: Bilingual (English/French – spoken and written, English/Spanish – spoken and written)

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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