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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Design Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
CA-NL-St. John's
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Mechanical
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for a Mechanical Industrial Design Engineer to provide design engineering support in the St. John’s, NL Office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage, prioritize and complete design projects for various clients
  • Coordinate project work with other engineers, technicians, designers and/or or drafters
  • Design components and assemblies related to your area of expertise
  • Conduct research and analysis, and recommend designs
  • Coordinate multi-discipline designs
  • Receive and review process and product requirements, work with suppliers to obtain information and quotes, and generate specifications
  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, identify, evaluate, propose, implement, and document engineering solutions
  • Collaborate with clients, suppliers, vendors, and other disciplines to gather information to draft reports, and complete mechanical design
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Preparation of drawings and sketches as required

Skills / Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution, eligible for registration with PEGNL
  • 5 - 15 years’ experience in design, preferably in an industrial setting
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, codes, standards, and equipment to the design and production of various products
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models (ex. AutoCAD, Solidworks, Revit, etc.)
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and organize projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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