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Senior Mechanical Engineer Thunder Bay

DMC Mining Services

DMC Mining Services Thunder Bay Canada

2 months ago

DMC Mining Services is a leading provider of mining services and solutions. As one of North America’s premier underground contractors for over 38 years, our comprehensive list of mining services ranges from shaft sinking and raise boring to full mine development and operation. With one of the lowest incident / accident frequency rates in the industry, DMC has been called upon by many leading mining companies to fill critical roles in their success. Our focus is on applying the expertise of our employees to attractive projects while pledging to deliver leading technology and overriding commitment to safe practices.

Our core values: Zero Harm, Teamwork, Results Driven, Courage and Accountability.


DMC is currently looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team on a permanent basis, based in our Thunder Bay, Ontario Office. The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for conceptualizing, planning, coordinating, and executing parts of the projects requiring the... application of advanced technical knowledge and mechanical engineering experience. Directs, guides and reviews work of others. Provides advice and assistance to a multi-disciplinary workforce.

• Mechanical engineer on projects; planning, managing, and coordinating the mechanical engineering activities on large and technically complex portions of projects.
• Oversees the sizing, selection, layout, and specification of mechanical/process equipment.
• Performs and/or reviews calculations.
• Works closely with peers, project teams, other discipline leads, clients, and technical managers to deliver on time, fit for purpose designs.
• Facilitates inter-discipline co-ordination during the development and implementation of design.
• Ensures that all project scope items are addressed, and quality objectives met while ensuring adherence to project schedules and budgets.
• Oversees the mechanical document checking and design verification in accordance with company and project procedures.
• Evaluates and reviews all documentation and deliverables such as mechanical and piping calculations, drawings, etc.
• Assesses the conceptual equipment layouts and general arrangement drawings.
• Develops, plans, evaluates and recommends solutions for difficult problems.
• Interfaces with all other engineering team members to support projects.
• Delegates workload to subordinates, determines priorities, provides advice and assistance as required.
• Develops technical expertise of assigned staff and assists personnel in other disciplines in achieving objectives.
• Prepares proposals, contract design drawings and calculations, and other engineering documentation.
• Approves and issues drawings and other engineering documents.
• Coaches, trains, and mentors Engineers, Designers, and Drafters.

• Bachelors’ Degree or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
• P.Eng. Designation.
• 10+ years of mechanical engineering experience on heavy industry projects.
• Experience on underground mining projects is an asset.
• Experience in the design, specification, and layout of process systems and plants, including materials handling equipment, conveyor system, pumping and piping, industrial ventilation.
• Relevant experience with other mechanical systems such as for mine hoisting and conveyance would be an asset.
• Working knowledge of FEA analysis and software such as, Autocad Plant 3D, Revit, Navisworks, Caesar, or SolidWorks would be an asset.
• Experience with conducting HAZOPS, Root Cause Failure Analysis of industrial process systems, equipment and piping is an asset.
• Strong understanding of Engineering standards, codes, regulations and guidelines.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Experience working directly with designers in a 3D model environment.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• No external recruiters please.
• The description is for the purpose of information only, and reflects the general duties considered to describe the principle functions of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed job description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. It is understood that the terms or conditions of the job are subject to change as may be deemed necessary by the Company to maintain a safe and efficient operation.

As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, please note that accommodations are available, upon request, throughout the recruitment and assessment process for any applicants with disabilities.

DMC Mining is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for applying, however only the candidates selected will be contacted
Thunder Bay ON

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