Sherritt International is one of the world’s largest producers of nickel from lateritic sources with operations in Canada and Cuba. We pride ourselves on being a leading low-cost producer that generates sustainable prosperity for our employees, investors and the communities in which we operate. We are also the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island.
Across all of Sherritt's operations, safety is our top priority and we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture. Sherritt is proud to be an equal opportunity employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family/marital status, national origin or disability status. We believe our employees should feel comfortable bringing their whole self to work where everyone is welcomed as they are.
Reporting to Director, Plant Engineering, the Engineer, Mechanical Projects provides mechanical engineering services and expertise to projects, both capital and expense. In addition, this position also provides general plant support and capacity to supplement the Maintenance Engineers as required.
Provide mechanical engineering services, support specialist engineering functions, and collaborate to provide engineering solutions that benefit the Fort Site operations.
Provide engineering designs to projects that are aligned with the Plant Engineering business plan, following the applicable Plant Engineering standards and procedures.
Validate the project scope by applying mechanical engineering principles to identify the problem to be solved by the project.
Apply engineering design and problem solving principles to complete the mechanical engineering design on projects, ensuring schedule, quality, cost and objective are achieved.
Contribute to the design of multi-disciplinary projects to assure fit-for-purpose construction, and with complete and accurate documentation.
Develop and review mechanical documents, i.e. Engineering and construction work packages, piping/equipment specifications and drawings, vendor packages, DBM, WSEP.
Independently manage small projects (maintenance).
Ensure all project work is documented and reviewed.
Implement best practices, culture of continuous improvement, lean thinking, and technical innovation at the Fort Site.
Identify/investigate/recommend areas within the Fort Site that can be improved with lean thinking and continuous improvement
Qualifications and Skills
B. Sc. Mechanical Engineering or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology, or equivalent.
Registered in Alberta as Professional Member or Member-in-Training (E.I.T, P.Eng., P.L (Eng)., P. Tech. (Eng), CET).
Working knowledge in applicable standards, i.e. ASME, CSA, PCC, ABSA, OH&S Regulations and Acts.
Working knowledge of Maintenance, Engineering, and Reliability.
Knowledge of planning, scheduling, and turnaround work activities and processes. MMP or equivalent maintenance management certification is desirable.
Engineering policies, standards, practices, procedures and business processes.
Safety certifications, i.e. confined space, work from heights, H2S, etc.
Ability to work with engineering tools, i.e. PV Elite, Caesar II.
Ability to read and create technical drawings and documents.
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
Lean thinking/continuous improvement skills.
Sherritt offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and provides the opportunity for personal growth and development.
Application Deadline: The job posting will remain open until qualified candidates are selected. We thank all candidates for their application. Only qualified candidates will be contacted directly and engaged in the interview process.