Senior Mechanical Enigneer

Jun 7, 2022 - Jul 7, 2022

Who are we?

Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned company with operations throughout Eastern Canada,
New England and Ireland with a focus on providing exceptional service and high-quality products to our
customers. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the
environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.

Here's what you can expect from us
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to our business and our
employees. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities
where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, commitment to diversity and inclusion along with
our safety-first culture helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why
we're dedicated to the development of our employees, so that they can reach their career goals.

What you can expect in a typical day
The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for day-to-day technical support and maintenance, long
term planning initiatives and strategic projects within P&T. You will be responsible for supervising and
developing junior team members including Engineers, Technicians and Technologists.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary, bonus and pension plan
  • Flexible benefits, including a Health Spending Account
  • Hybrid Work Opportunity – flexible work model that supports a blend of in office and remote
  • Wellness support, including annual wellness allowance and paid personal care days
  • Paid vacation and vacation purchasing
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for six consecutive years

Your Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the day to day activities of a group of multidisciplinary engineers and designers in a field support capacity during the execution phase of refinery capital projects. This is a field based position.
  • Be the primary point of contact between the Construction team and CES
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to CES field services team members
  • Create, review, and approve engineering work packages to support CES, the construction management and project management teams.
  • Review change management from a technical perspective either through the formal
  • Management of Change process (MOC) or through the formal Field Change Notice(FCN) process.
  • Provide responses to requests from the construction contractors through the formal request for information process (RFI)
  • Provide field and technical support to construction management team, procurement, construction contractors and project management team.
  • Ensure compliance to the performance management system of all field services team members of centralized engineering services located at the Irving Refinery.
  • Assist in the development and training programs of all CES personnel
  • Assist in the recruiting and retention of field services personnel and identification of succession plans for all team members
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with respect to professional practice and other certifications that will support the CES field services team
  • Supervise and inspect installation modification and commissioning of engineering systems at construction sites or industrial sites
  • Maintain regular contact with key stakeholders in Corporate Back Office, FP&A, IMC and CRM teams for daily reporting
  • Collaborate with all teams involved whose data feeds into the reports produced by the Middle Office team
  • Ensure each group uploads their data on time, etc.
  • Assist with Board/Committee reporting as required

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, coordination skills, and have the ability to lead other engineering employees and project members
  • Must be familiar with local regulatory requirements and Codes, National Board Inspection Code (NBIC)
  • Ability to work across departments to design and develop end solutions 
  • Presentation, supervisory and leadership skills
  • Ability to make binding decisions on technical matters of consequence. 


  • Travel is not a requirement for this role.

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in in Engineering, preferably mechanical, P.Eng status in NB or eligible
  • 8 - 10 years experience in engineering discipline, and minimum 5 years working in refinery, familiar with refinery processes and equipment, working practical knowledge with NDE, welding, and metallurgy
  • Must be familiar with local regulatory requirements and Codes, National Board Inspection Code (NBIC). Must be familiar with repair, alteration and CRN registration

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.

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