Mechanical Engineer (ASSET Division) CWA Engineers Inc., Vancouver

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Mechanical Engineer (ASSET Division) CWA Engineers Inc., Vancouver

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Mechanical Engineer (ASSET Division)
CWA Engineers Inc.

Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

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Who we are:

CWA Engineers Inc. is a privately-owned consulting engineering firm that services the resource and industrial sector throughout Canada, the US, and internationally. We are growing in a diverse range of industries, including ports and terminals, mining and minerals, construction materials, wood products, and municipal infrastructure. We have a multitude of interesting and exciting projects in progress and in the pipeline, which are providing our team of Professionals many opportunities for growth and career development.

At CWA, we embrace new technologies and ideas to foster a culture of innovation, excellence, and continuous improvement. We welcome fresh perspectives that provide value to our projects and our customers.

CWA provides a flexible work-life schedule with programs such as the Earned Day Off (EDO) program that provides 17 earned days off each year in addition to vacation time. Our schedules are flexible around core hours, and we provide staff with flexibility options to work from home or in the office. We host annual internal innovation competitions, regular in-house continuing education sessions, as well as participating in intramural sports and after-work activities.

CWA’s Vancouver office is located at the Broadway Tech Centre on the corner of Broadway and Renfrew, with convenient access to the Renfrew SkyTrain Station and designated bike routes. The Broadway Tech Centre has an array of amenities, including a fitness centre, basketball and volleyball courts, an outdoor BBQ area, restaurants, cafés, bike lockers, underground parking, and a daycare facility.

Our team-oriented culture is unique and well suited to the diverse and bustling seaport of Vancouver and the extensive professional opportunity it provides. Coupled with the benefits to support a healthy lifestyle, CWA prides itself on long-term retention of our staff.

We are currently growing our team and searching for talented and ambitious professionals. If your goal is to join a growing, dynamic, engaging, and progressive company, we invite you to submit an application.

Position overview:

As an integral member of our ASSET Reliability Division, your role will include performing equipment and facility condition inspections, compiling and writing reports, and preparing drawings, estimates, and proposals. This position involves occasional travel to job sites on a short-term basis to perform inspection work and requires the ability to liaise with clients, contractors, and other engineering consultants. The position also involves performing engineering and design for a variety of projects often related to the inspection work being performed.

Who you are:

The ideal candidate will be a youthful, dynamic, and self starting professional who enjoys industrial field-work and interaction with people, and possess the following qualifications and characteristics:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng), Engineer in Training (EIT), or Applied Science Technologist (AScT) with EGBC.
Five to ten years of relevant design experience in the heavy industrial sector including conveying systems, bulk loading and unloading equipment, and other process equipment.
Experience conducting inspections and repairs at ports, marine terminals, and mines for a range of bulk material handling equipment.
Experience working on-site or in the field
A natural ability to take on a leadership role and mentor junior engineers and designers both on-site and in an office setting.
Must be familiar with AutoCAD
Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English.
Strong attention to detail.
A valid BC driver’s license.

Skills considered an Asset:

A demonstrated ability to liaise with clients, contractors, and consultants including writing technical reports and memorandums.
Experience with SolidWorks and other 3D software
Preferably a familiarity with CEMA and Conveyor Design

This is an ideal opportunity for a professional who is driven to take his or her career to the next level through involvement in unique and innovative projects and by assuming new challenges in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment.

Application process:

If what we have outlined above matches your profile, we would love to hear from you.

Please submit your application in .pdf format with the subject line as follows:

Mechanical Engineer – Full Name – ASSET Reliability Division

We thank you in advance for your interest and effort in applying. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls or recruiters, please.

Job Type: Full-time


Dental care
Extended health care
On-site parking
Vision care
Work from home


Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

Vancouver, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Application question(s):

Are you Authorized to work in Canada?


Bachelor's Degree (preferred)

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