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We are searching for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to help save the world. Our Client has vision is to lead the world in the large-scale removal of carbon dioxide from the air and advance our shift to a sustainable carbon-neutral society. Based in the outdoor recreation hub of Squamish, BC, this role will be a great fit for someone who feels passionately about this vision, and who wants to be a part of a fast-paced culture where contributions are noticed.

Position Scope

This position will lead the selection and design of equipment for future plants. You will provide guidance for the design, configuration, and scale-up of equipment, establish design standards, and manage vendor negotiations.

  • Reports to Mechanical Team Lead.

  • Work with the Operations team to share information which will guide equipment selection and design for plants.


  • Lead studies to identify suitable equipment to meet process conditions then select equipment based on study results.

  • Perform and check equipment sizing and process calculations.

  • Review PIDs and make recommendations on equipment configuration.

  • Interpret and use pilot plant data to scale-up equipment or to improve equipment (identify better options).

  • Present technical information, concepts, or study results to multiple Stakeholders.

  • Assign tasks to junior engineers and technicians.

  • Support and advise on generation of plant design documents.

  • Make recommendations on establishing engineering design standards.

  • Oversee vendor testing.

  • Oversee EPC work during detailed engineering and construction.

  • Assist Operations Team in plant start-up and commissioning.

  • Work with plant Operators to understand issues and remedy in new plant design.

  • Mentor junior engineers and technicians.


  • Education: BEng Mechanical. Registered as a Professional Engineer (PEng) in BC, or eligibility for registration is required.

  • Experience: minimum 8+ years’ experience in chemical plants/process, water treatment, biofuels, pulp and paper, mineral processing, oil and gas facilities, or similar.

  • Previous employment at an EPC or extensive experience working with EPC.

  • Prior knowledge of FEED or FEL of large commercial process plants.

  • Demonstrated experience with process scale-up.

  • Experience working with vendors to design and deliver customized equipment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • A self-starter with the ability to work independently towards multiple deadlines with minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment.

  • Thrive on doing things that have not been done before (explorer mindset) and tackling challenging problems.

For more information please contact :

Tim Swanson