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Specialist Engineer - Mechanical Design - Site C


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Job Description:

Job Number: BCH-R-8867-180302E1

The successful candidate will:
-  Progress the design of the Site C Generating Station and Spillway Balance of Plant systems, including: providing input into equipment design and layout in the three-dimensional model, preparing design basis memorandum, performing calculations, preparing drawings, preparing equipment specifications, reviewing vendor designs and reviewing installation and commissioning instructions.
-  Have specialist technical expertise in at least one of the following areas:
-  Industrial heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems;
-  Fire detection and fire protection systems;
-  Compressed air systems; o Power and process piping systems;
-  Domestic water treatment and waste water treatment systems;
-  Seismic design of equipment supports and restraints;
-  Work within a project team that includes consulting engineers, equipment vendors, CAD modelers, project managers and other stakeholders.
-  Work closely with other engineering disciplines including geotechnical, civil structural, electrical and protection and control as required.
-  Conduct design reviews of work completed by others to ensure BC Hydro design standards and specifications are met.
-  Provide guidance to junior mechanical engineers and field staff at site.
-  Report on work regularly to ensure project scope and budget is being adhered to.
-  Periodically travel to vendor facilities and the site to provide technical support during factory testing, site installation and site commissioning of mechanical systems
-  Present technical learnings to other engineers in a group environment.
-  Use standard industry analysis software or hand calculations to perform duties effectively.
-  Work with the team lead and department manager to define design scope and resolve design issues in a manner that is consistent with the design objective.Understand and adhere to BC Hydro Standards, Processes, and Guidelines.

Job Requirements:

-  Mechanical engineering degree recognized by Canadian Universities.
-  Minimum of 12 years of working experience in mechanical design and engineering in hydroelectric generating stations.
-  Registration or eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (EGBC).
-  Ability to communicate efficiently including verbal and technical writing in English language.
-  Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook).
-  Familiarity with CAD systems and mechanical drawing standards.
-  Familiarity with applicable industry codes and standards such as CSA, ASME, ASHRAE, BC Building Code, BC Fire Code, NFPA standards, etc.
-  Hands-on experience with mechanical systems including testing, installation, commissioning, troubleshooting, maintenance, and service.
-  Valid BC Driver’s license and ability to travel to various BC Hydro sites to perform engineering duties. 

Additional Information:
-  A condition of employment for this job is that you maintain your Driver's License: Class 5 in good standing.
-  Please be advised that this role has been assessed as safety sensitive and pre-qualification alcohol and drug testing will be required as a pre-condition to employment.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html  by March 25, 2018.

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