Reporting to the Technical Manager, Central Operations, the incumbent will plan, organize and direct engineering activities to optimize wind, thermal and hydropower facilities. More specifically, the Mechanical Engineer will have the following responsibilities:
- Provide engineering advice and develop engineering solutions and supervise the development and revision of preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance programs, policies and procedures;
- Assist in capital and maintenance budget preparation and prioritize, plan and schedule of work budgeted including recommendations on retention of consultants;
- Propose improvements and evaluate new technologies to minimize operating costs, risk and potential losses and maximize potential generation;
- Coordinate the development, design and commissioning of engineering projects and serve as Project Manager for project delivery and implementation;
- Manage and/or participate in projects such as managing work, RFP, specs and drawings, proposal review and contract award, tendering phase, debriefing, quality assurance and finalization;
- Prepare, review, negotiate and finalize contract documents and supervise contract administration to ensure compliance with permits, policies and codes.
- Minimum 7-10 years of progressive experience in Mechanical Engineering;
- Degree in engineering, and registration as a P. Eng. in Ontario;
- Field engineering, commissioning and project management experience;
- Knowledge of power generation technologies an asset.
- Excellent negotiation, facilitation and leadership skills, discretion and judgement;
- Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team and to manage multiple concurrent projects;
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and planning, prioritizing and organizing abilities;
- Proficient with Microsoft applications;
- A strong personal commitment to continuous improvement.
- Values excellence in safety and environmental performance.
- Maintain and hold a valid Ontario driver’s license.
- Ability to travel 30-40% throughout Ontario required.