Mechanical Engineer

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1241543

Location Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada

Industry Petrochemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 15, 2024

Our client, a major petrochemical company, is seeking 2 Mechanical Engineers to work on a 1-year contract in Fort Saskatchewan, AB.


You will be responsible for supporting engineering solutions to known and potential risks in the units. You will be required to create solutions for mechanical and piping issues and be a self-starter who can work independently as well as in a team environment.



  • Develop solutions for mechanical and piping issues in the petrochemical facility.
  • Review equipment specifications and standards to ensure they meet industry and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct risk assessments and implement measures to mitigate identified risks.
  • Design and develop new mechanical systems and modify existing systems as necessary.
  • Perform root cause analysis and develop corrective actions for mechanical failures.
  • Collaborate with other engineers, technicians, and operations personnel to ensure safe and efficient operation of the facility.
  • Develop project scopes, schedules, and budgets for mechanical engineering projects.
  • Work closely with integrity engineers to develop Inspection work requests (IWR’s)
  • Support the Engineering planning and preparations for TA Execution



  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • Registered with APEGA as a P.Eng.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in mechanical engineering in a petrochemical facility.
  • Experience in Plant Integrity engineering
  • Strong knowledge of industry codes and standards, including ASME, API, and ANSI.
  • Experience in developing mechanical solutions for piping systems, pressure vessels, and heat exchangers.
  • Familiarity with risk assessment methodologies such as HAZOP, FMEA, and PHA.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks based on risk, urgency and effort


If you are a self-starter with a strong background in mechanical engineering and experience in the petrochemical industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


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