Hydromet Mechanical Engineer Job

Job Overview

Mississauga, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Good Exp. Required (5 - 9 Years)

Job Description

The Hatch Metals & Mining group is seeking an Hydromet Mechanical EIT. Reporting to the Global Director, Hydrometallurgy you will support projects locally and globally based out of our Mississauga Head Office location. 

What Will a Career at Hatch Offer You:   

You will: 

  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world in meaningful ways 

  • Work on problems and gain experience in the office and on project sites  

  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally 

  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning on a daily basis 

  • Gain relevant experience and support in obtaining your professional designation   

  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry 

  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, Sustainability Week, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills 

  • Join in charitable, social, and sports activities with other Hatch employees   

We’re entrepreneurs with a technical soul. Our flat organizational structure creates an atmosphere of openness and participation. We build practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable. Our ultimate goal is to achieve no harm for our people, our clients, and our communities. 


Must have

  • Good attitude, independence, and willingness to do what needs to be done and learn if required.  

Must have or ability to learn

  • How to compile and create specifications for the agitators, tanks, and instrumentation. Follow up and be the primary contact point for coordination with the vendors. 
  • Write a summary report outlining the Outotec, Quin and Tenova SX patents and how they might overlap with our design. 

Nice to have (ability to learn)

  • Create a rudimentary layout of the mixer settlers in MicroStation or another CAD package to understand the implications of arrangement on the equipment design. 
  • Create a solid edge model of the mixer box to confirm potential interferences with the agitator and tank during assembly and operation. (Basic solid modelling skills)
  • Performing a sensitivity analysis on the effects of the picket fence, piping, and valving on the head requirements of the mixer settler with Fathom/Mathcad
  • Basis stress calculations for structures, tanks, and piping (Caesar/Ansys). 
  • Basic understanding of materials of construction and corrosion.
  • Piping/vessel codes and standards (ASME/API)
  • Not be limited in their ability to travel to the US/overseas for inspections as required. 

Education and Experience: 

  • Looking for 5-8 years experience, with a Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering or Extractive Metallurgy degree from an accredited University. 

  • Excel academically while being actively involved in extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities at school or in the community 

  • Previous experience, or coop or summer work terms within metallurgical or chemical process plants or engineering is an asset  

  • Academic or work experience with process modelling, process equipment and developing process engineering deliverables is an asset 

  • Willingness and ability to travel to project sites including remote sites 

Competencies  (knowledge, skill, attributes): 

  • Good understanding of engineering and business fundamentals as they apply to engineering problems and projects  

  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges  

  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills 

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail  

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills  

  • Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges 

  • Adapts and embraces change 

Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


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