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Mechanical/Project Engineer

Reference ID: 109193

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  • 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 syntheticfibers. 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.


Methanex is currently seeking a Mechanical/Project Engineer to join the team in Medicine Hat on a permanent 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.

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

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 salaryalong 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! 

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Posted: March 6, 2019
Closes: March 30, 2019