The Weir Group is a global engineering group. We are focused on delivering engineering solutions to customers in the minerals, oil and gas and power markets. Operating in more than 70 countries and employing more than 15,000 people, we support our customers through a worldwide network of around 200 manufacturing and service facilities.
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Weir Canada is searching for a Sr. Designer / Engineer. The Sr. Designer / Engineer will work under general supervision; recommendations are reviewed for soundness of judgment and application of standards and policies, finished work is reviewed for attainment of objectives and adherence to deadlines. This position will report to the Engineering Manager.
Including but not limited to:
Health & Safety : Key Responsibilities & Requirements:
Licensed APEG Professional Engineer (strong asset) with minimum of (7-10) years of Mechanical or Rotating Equipment experience. Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Experience in packaging large industrial pumping system (Pumps, Valves, Piping, Fabricated Structures etc) designs. Experience in specifying equipment, materials, welding procedures, machining and assembly processes. Able to design bolted and welded connections, for a variety of structural and mechanical systems. Familiarity with HSS designs, and trusses would be an asset.
Exceptional organisation and communication skills both verbal and written in English. Must be able to write reports and standards, including power point presentations to convey complex technical issues and seek resolutions. Must be able to discuss technical issues with other engineers, including the customer’s engineering group, and suppler engineers to determine the optimal solution.
Proficient in material specifications i.e. ASTM, ASME, API, HI, ISO, CSA. Knowledge of API 650; ASME Section VIII Div 1; the OBC, NBC, and ABC; CSA B51, W47, W59, and S16; and CISC would be an asset. Knowledge of Process Flow Diagrams, Inspection Test Plans, Work Instructions. Knowledge of steel fabrication processes would be an asset. Knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Standards, Quality Engineering, Supplier Management, Advanced Measuring Techniques
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project & PowerPoint. Proficient user of 3D & 2D CAD packages. (Siemens NX (UG) preferred).
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Professional Engineering License (P. Eng. Designation) - strong asset
The employee must be able to sit, stand, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet (office environment). In certain areas of the facility, personal protective equipment (PPE) will be required, including safety glasses, steel toed shoes, and ear plugs. When visiting customer sites, the employee may be exposed to situations requiring additional safety equipment/training.
Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving - Demonstrated capability in problem resolution through innovative problem solving. Experienced in working with fabricators and installation crews to minimise fabrication and installation costs.
Self-Starter - Able to work with minimal supervision and make appropriate technical decisions. Able to juggle a variety of complex projects at the same time, and prioritize work activities to ensure that tight deadlines are met.
Oral and written Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings, creates effective written communications including e-mail and presentation materials, presents technical and numerical information eloquently.
Quality – demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, looks for ways to improve and promote quality, applies feedback to improve performance, monitors own work to ensure quality and correctness.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; multitasks; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.