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Mechanical/Project Engineer

Reference ID: 103899

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Edmonton, AB
Calgary, AB
Medicine Hat, AB
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Full Time
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Manufacturing and Production
Management and Executive

  • Don't miss this opportunity to use your Mechanical experience in a challenging role!
  • Put your expertise to work in a dynamic role within a collaborative team environment!
  • Receive competitive compensation and benefits with a global leader!


Methanex is the world's largest supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Latin America. Methanol can be found in products from windshield washer fluid to recyclable plastic bottles, plywood floors to paint, silicone sealants to synthetic fibers. The energy sector is one of the most rapidly growing markets for the use of Methanol and greatly relies on the expertise and commitment of Methanex as their trusted supplier.

With the care of the environment as the root of their business, Methanex is a Responsible Care® company committed to the safe, ethical and environmentally sound management of the chemicals it makes and uses. Responsible Care® is an ethic established by the Chemical Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). The Responsible Care® ethic is an integral part of Methanex’s global commitment to ensuring the well-being of all stakeholders, wherever Methanex does business.


Methanex is currently seeking a Mechanical/Project Engineer to join the team in Medicine Hat on a full-time basis.

In this role, you will facilitate the design and development of projects and technical reports from a mechanical perspective, ensuring the quality, integrity, safety and regulatory compliance of projects. 

In addition, you will prepare and modify mechanical designs, and provide support and troubleshooting assistance for site activities and plant mechanical issues.

Please note, this position is a full-time permanent role. However, due to the upcoming Turnaround in 2020 there will be additional temporary opportunities for Mechanical Engineers for approximately 24 months.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing complex multi-discipline technical projects that relate to piping, vessels, rotating equipment and other mechanical equipment
  • Utilizing the Management of Change (MOC) procedure to coordinate and advance a project from request through closeout
  • Applying Process Safety elements in engineering designs
  • Preparing, reviewing and maintaining mechanical standards and specifications for projects
  • Managing contract engineering services related to mechanical modifications and upgrades
  • Providing mechanical and piping designs for high-risk modifications and upgrades made to the plant
  • Supporting materials selection to minimize costs and maximize facility reliability and maintainability
  • Supporting Maintenance and Operations departments in regard to emergency changes and equipment maintenance issues
  • Revising priorities on an on-going basis in response to plant and project needs
  • Collaborating with the Technical team in developing and actioning the annual department plan; ensuring individual activities align with Medicine Hat business plan and Corporate Strategy

In order to qualify for this role, you will have an Undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering combined with a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation.

You will also possess:

  • Eligibility for membership with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA); ability to be registered as an Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (P.Eng) 
  • Seven to ten years’ experience in mechanical engineering preferred
  • Five to Seven years’ experience with project management preferred
  • Previous construction experience an asset

With strong written and verbal communication and listening skills, you will possess the ability to quickly identify and directly address issues, as well as independently respond to highly complex matters in a professional manner, with guidance required in only the most unique and complicated situations. 

A strong attention to detail, exceptional organizational, prioritization and time management skills are essential, as is the ability to respond to shifting priorities and deal effectively with ambiguity.

Finally, you will be a results-oriented individual with a demonstrated ability to consistently exceed identified goals and foster the accomplishment of results by oneself and others while displaying a demonstrated learning agility and a commitment to ongoing professional development. 

If you have the drive, determination, and ambition to meet and exceed expectations, then we invite you to apply today!


Building on our core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism, our corporate culture encourages communication and teamwork and rewards employees for creativity and innovation. We are also very active in supporting educational and training/development initiatives. We sponsor scholarships and co-op programs at local colleges and universities as well as hands-on training programs at our manufacturing facilities.

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you can expect an industry competitive salary along with the following benefits:

  • Incentive bonus plan
  • 4 weeks paid vacation
  • Medical/Dental plan
  • Pension plan and optional Share purchasing plan
  • Regular social events
  • Possible relocation assistance for the right candidate

Join this thriving and team focused market leader today and expand your experience with a new challenge - Apply Now! 

Posted: September 25, 2018
Closes: October 19, 2018
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11-50 employees
Staffing, Recruiting, HR Outsourcing

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