Machinery Engineer - Nanticoke Refinery

Job Overview

Hamilton, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
18 days ago

Additional Details

Some Exp. Required (2 - 5 Years)

Job Description

The machinery engineer is the technical authority for all rotating equipment. The primary responsibilities of this position are to support the Business Teams with troubleshooting, documentation maintenance and technical support.  Business team support extends to maintenance, operations, projects, and turnarounds. The rotating equipment engineer will also develop and drive reliability processes both short and long-term to ensure company goals are met.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall rotating equipment technical leadership and expertise.
  • Ownership, and monthly/quarterly stewardship of machinery engineering deliverables.
  • Ensures that machinery maintenance work standards and practices are fully defined, and adhered to.  Update procedures and processes as required to help maintain, and improve the integrity of machinery equipment.
  • Communicate to the Business Teams any known vulnerabilities with identified risk categories and resolution options for risk management.
  • Take a leading role in influencing the organization through regular meetings and stewardship that highlights opportunities and vulnerabilities for machinery reliability improvements
  • Proactively identify, evaluate, justify and support the implementation of machinery improvements during planned maintenance events.
  • Assists with all aspects of machinery equipment selection, design, installation, commissioning, start-up planning, and maintenance during life cycle.
  • Stays up to date with the activities of the Machinery Network within Exxon; initiates equipment or program upgrades, as necessary to stay current with the latest Exxon standards.
  • Provides mentorship to early-career machinery engineers and technical guidance to IOL Millwrights.
  • Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering


  • Professional Engineer in good standing
  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience in a large industrial complex or refinery
  • Excellent analytical problem-solving capabilities and a proven reputation to set high standards and promote improvements
  • Knowledge of applicable industry codes, and standards
  • Knowledge of fluid mechanics, rotor dynamics concepts, rotating equipment design, fabrication, and commissioning principles
  • Leadership skills to enable influencing others within the organization without formal authority in order to progress significant work items
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite software programs
  • Strong team-working skills that enable working as part of or leading an effective team for troubleshooting or work item completion
  • A valid driver's license is required
  • Start date: December 2021

Your benefits

A company committed to career growth - we recruit those who are interested in a career with Imperial and prefer to develop and promote people from within.  Our career management process means that you will likely perform a number of unique, challenging roles during your career.

Successful networking and mentoring programs - enable you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities.  Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.

Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement - these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader.  You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve.  

Exceptional benefits program - includes competitive savings, retirement, and healthcare plans that you can customize to meet your individual needs. A comprehensive relocation package is provided if required. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits package.

Continuous learning environment - encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.

If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety, and bottom-line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with Imperial.

Who we are

We are the 5,000 men and women of Imperial.

At Imperial, Canada is more than a place to do business. It’s our home.

For more than a century, we’ve strived to reach our high standards of protecting the environment and maintaining operational excellence.

Imperial employees strive to be preferred developers of Canada’s resources.

Our continued success will be driven by a commitment to continuously innovate processes, training and technologies along with our ever-present respect for the communities in which we work.

Other considerations

For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.

We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictions on their start date. Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit. Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Application deadline: October 20, 2021

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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