Mechanical Engineer - Mining and Metals - Senior

November 24 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining, Materials, Metallurgy, Mechanical,
Toronto, ON | Sudbury, ON

Type of position: Regular

Your future role on our team

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.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to...

  • 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
  • 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

Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Rigour and ethical
  • Results-driven
  • Willingness to work together while having fun
  • Inspirational leadership
  • Ability to see beyond established standards
  • Fascination for innovation

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Member of the PEO
  • Minimum 7 years, upper limit is 12 years ~ classification EPC
  • Experience in mining and heavy industrial a MUST
  • Equipment sizing (fans, pumps, ducting, piping, crushers, screens)
  • Experience in conceptual (FEL1) studies all the way to detailed engineering
  • Experience or high potential as a lead is a must – mechanical lead, discipline lead, project engineer, project lead
  • 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
  • Asset : Construction support / site experience
  • Asset : HVAC, fire protection
  • Asset: Bilingual (English/French – spoken and written, English/Spanish – spoken and written)

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Long-term hiring (not just project-based)
  • Interesting growth opportunities to match your ambitions
  • Wide playing field, based on your interests, from technical and team management to project management
  • Custom training and development plans
  • Flexible schedule that combines office presence and telecommuting
  • A caring environment where everyone’s ideas are listened to and there is no perception of hierarchy




About BBA
For over 40 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada’s leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 15 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow’s industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people’s passion and excellence make BBA a Canada’s Best Employer and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we’re committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
Learn more about us by visiting our LinkedIn page and join the networks of our talent attraction specialists to speak with them directly.

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