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Mechanical Engineer (4-8 years)
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Regular employee
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Our Vancouver Office is growing!

With 12 offices across Canada BBA is ranked among Canada’s Best Employers and is in the prestigious Platinum Club of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

BBA is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm providing professional services and highly technical expertise. We provide smart, specialized solutions. BBA serves the energy and natural resources industries: renewables, mining and metals, pulp and paper, biofuels, oil and gas markets.

BBA encourages diversity to match the demographics of Canada, this stimulates the generation of innovative solutions. Our 950+ employees create a fun work environment encouraging knowledge sharing and skill development. Our employees are trusted with mandates that push their limits, both at the office and on site.

BBA is recognized as proud professionals who positively impact society’s development by providing practical and technologically advanced solutions in a mindful way. The firm is engaged in creating value with safe sustainable and resilient solutions for communities.

To find out more about BBA, visit
Job Description :
As a mechanical engineer, you will be responsible for working as part of a team of around 12 EITs, engineers and designers to support deliverables for numerous projects varying from hydroelectric plant design (i.e. penstocks, hydraulics, balance of plant, etc) to heavy industrial plant design (i.e. process, HVAC, piping, etc) and mining processing plant design.

Your role as a Mechanical Engineer will be to participate in engineering projects, from front end-studies through field implementation. As part of a team, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality of professional services provided and maintaining good working relationships with clients.

In joining our team, you will be asked to:

• Participate in small to major projects both new projects as well as improvement or refurbishment
• Perform calculations and technical studies
• Prepare deliverables for projects (i.e. drawings and specifications) under supervision of senior engineers
• Occasionally coordinate the work of draftspersons or others
• Write technical documents, in compliance with codes, standards, drawings and other established methods, while meeting the company’s quality system requirements:
• Technical analysis
• Studies and Reports
o Specifications for supplies or equipment
o Construction work documents
o Be actively involved at project sites
o Gather information
o Construction review and coordination
• Perform site visits to carry out inspections, quality checks and to witness testing.
Work Schedule :
37.5 hours/week
Skills :
• Proactivity
• Eager to learn
• Ability to adapt
• Creativity and innovation in providing solutions
• Strong safety and quality awareness
• Client and results oriented
• Detail orientated
• Ability to build positive peer relationships
• Aptitude for self-development
• Strong communication skills
Requirements :
• Proficiency in Technical Writing
• Understanding of design codes: ASME, CSA, API, BC Building Code etc
• University degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in consulting
• Member of EGBC or qualified to become one
• Asset: experience in hydro, BOP, and/or turbine generator
• Experience in mechanical engineering in the industrial, energy or mining sectors
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite and other applications as well as databases and interfaces
• Knowledge of AutoCAD, SolidWorks, TRACE 700, AFT Fathom, CAESAR II, ANSYS
• Available for short-term assignments (mandatory) and long-term assignments (asset) to client sites.
• Valid driver’s license from a Canadian province and the ability to travel and to do site work up to 80% depending on mandates
• Knowledge of project management and quality system procedures and directives

BBA is committed to diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.