Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Title
Mechanical Design Engineer
Job Description
Who are we?
Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned company with operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland with a focus on providing exceptional service and high-quality products to our customers. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.
Here's what you can expect from us
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to our business and our employees. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion along with our safety-first culture helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to the development of our employees, so that they can reach their career goals.
What you can expect in a typical day
As a Mechanical Engineer supporting Canada's largest oil refinery and our terminal network, you will work closely with our operations and technical teams to ensure process units within our plant are working safely, reliably, and to maximum productivity. This position spends a considerable amount of time in the field working with engineering, operations, and other teams to resolve issues including both repairs and new installations.
  • Provide technical direction and solutions to problems including detailed repair plans.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to provide input for risk assessment for design and execution.
  • Participate in and support various types of investigation including RCA (root cause analysis).
  • Provide technical expertise for both maintenance and capital projects.
  • Provide technical support for annual turnarounds.
  • Provide regular reporting on repair or outage plans for various units including pressure vessels.
  • Work with teams to provide technical expertise on our tank programs.
  • Ensure all assets are maintained according to all applicable codes and standards.
  • Plan and prioritize to make timely decisions on projects; manage competing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Follow all safety protocols and procedures

What you'll need to succeed
  • Safety as a core value mindset
  • Ability to make timely decisions considering competing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Keen analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team oriented; you work effectively within a team, sharing experience, resources, and knowledge.
  • Very organized with a strong ability to prioritize in collaboration with your team.
  • Self-motivated with a positive, solutions focused attitude.
  • Able to work in the field: this includes working in year-round weather conditions, able to bend, climb, stoop, kneel, crawl, etc. and able to lift up to 20lbs. You must be comfortable with high elevation climbing, working at heights, and in enclosed spaces. You must be able to wear full PPE as required by safety standards.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

Education and experience
  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience with ASME and / or API codes is an asset.
  • Experience working on-site in refining operations is an asset.
  • Experience working with heavy equipment an asset.
  • PEng certification required.

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.
Job Requirements - Work Experience
Job Requirements - Education
Saint John, NB
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