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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Reference #: 8203
City: Sudbury
Region: Ontario
Secondary Location: Timmins (Birch Street)
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Business Line: Energy, Resources and Industry




WSP is one of the world's leading professional engineering services firms. Every day our more than 37,000 experts work to restore the natural environment and transform the built environment. 

In Canada, our 8000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We’re a Forbes Top Employer in Canada, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada’s Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.

At  WSP , we’re proud, professional and passionate people. Join us. 


WSP is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer / Technical Manager to join our Mining group, located at either our Sudbury or Timmins offices.  Reporting to the manager of our Mining division, this position will be responsible for applying mechanical design skills on project work from conceptual design through completion. Technical quality, cost effectiveness, building and maintaining client relationships, and providing guidance to a team of designers are integral parts of this role. The role will be responsible for developing and managing the Ontario-based Infrastructure division component of the Mining group.


  • Selection of mechanical systems, components, and equipment. Completing all necessary calculation to ensure compliance with codes, standards, regulations, special industry guidelines, as well as company and Client standards.
  • Design of Material Handling systems;
  • Design of HVAC systems;
  • Design of plumbing and/or fire-protection systems;
  • Design of specialized piping systems;
  • Perform engineering calculations;
  • Direct and control multi-discipline design engineering activities in consultation with other Owner’s team managers and professionals, to ensure standards of safety, quality, cost and schedule are met;
  • Manage the engineering team and activities;
  • Coordination with various departments and disciplines required for project implementation;
  • Field reviews;
  • Preparation of engineering reports;
  • Mentor junior engineers to develop their knowledge and skills;
  • This position has the requirement for occasional travel to project sites and client offices. Travel period may range from one day to several weeks and may include international travel;
  • Other duties as assigned/required.


  • Mechanical Engineering Degree from an accredited institution;
  • 15+ years’ experience in mechanical design, preferably in the mining industry;
  • Ability to work with a minimum of instructions and complete tasks independently;
  • Focus on material handling, HVAC, and pipe engineering design;
  • Knowledge of CEMA standards, Building Codes, CSA standards, and ASHRAE standards;
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills with working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of programs;
  • Must possess a team player attitude 

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.  This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

To learn more about our firm and the projects we have been involved in, please visit our  World of Possibilities microsite.

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP Canada Inc.



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