Mechanical Engineer/ Technologist
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Pressure Vessel Engineering Ltd. is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm located in St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1999, we are a close-knit organization with customers around the globe. Our work involves many diverse industries including oil & gas, water filtration, food & beverage, instrumentation, pharmaceutical, and many more. The PVEng team provides analysis, design and registration assistance using code calculations and beyond to create solutions for our partners.
Review pressure equipment design drawings/calculations from clients to ensure that they meet the applicable codes of construction. Create 3D models, run and interpret FEA results. Manage Canadian Registration Number project submissions.
Duties & Responsibilities
Use SolidWorks software to create parametric models for use as a design tool, in FEA analysis and to create complete packages of detail drawings for manufacturing and/or fabrication
Review of Pressure Equipment drawings and calculations
Understanding the code of construction
Choosing the correct software package/calculation method [Refer to knowledge]
Creating drawing mark ups
Completion of Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
Determining what type of model is required
Choosing the correct type of analysis/software (Ansys/SolidWorks)
Interpreting the results
Generating FEA Report, per internal procedures
Making clear recommendations to clients for code compliant designs with assistance from Peer Reviewer
Develops broad knowledge and skills in specific areas including but not limited to: Pressure Vessels, Fittings, Heat Exchangers, FEA, Piping, and Pipe Stress Analysis
Collaboratively uses judgment to determine adaptations in methods for nonroutine aspects of assignments
May give technical guidance and support to Co-op students and those in Engineering I
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications, Skills, Experience:
Excellent oral and written proficiency in English
Experience with some, if not all relevant ASME Codes (Section I, II, IV, VIII, IX, B31.1, B31.3)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Commercial pressure vessel software experience an asset (Compress, PV Elite, DesignCalcs)
5 to 10 years of Pressure equipment design experience
Advanced FEA skills, with Ansys/Nozzle Pro/SolidWorks Simulation considered an asset
Experience with SolidWorks or other 3d modeling required
Able to work independently and in small groups when required
Strong project management, organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to make sound engineering decisions based on available information.
Able to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues
Hold a P.Eng or C.E.T certification or is eligible to apply for one.
Other abilities, attributes or competencies
Candidate must Share PVENG Core Values
Integrity – We do what is right, in the right way, when we say we will do it, and in a professional manner.
Teamwork – We work together towards a common goal, and with our clients to achieve the results they desire.
Accountable – We are responsible for our actions individually and as a whole.
Expert – We strive to continuously learn and grow to provide guidance in our fields of operation.
Trustworthy – We will earn your trust through our honesty, intent, competencies, and results.
Prepares for potential problems before they occur, as well as helping others solve their problems
Anticipates customers’ needs and takes the required steps to fulfill them in a respectful manner
Acts ethically and with integrity.
Flexible. Openness to different and new ways of doing things.
A diverse workload where many different types of projects keep things interesting
Benefits including health, vision, dental and RRSP matching
Skill/professional development opportunities both internally and through outside training/classes
Three (3) weeks of vacation to start, one additional day of vacation after each year
Hybrid work environment
Family values with a focus on work-life balance
Great corporate culture including company lunches and team building events (previous outings include glass blowing, paintball, cooking class, axe throwing, escape rooms and many others)
Option to own part of the company after two years of employment
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Technologist diploma
PVEng is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), PVEng will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.