Careers – Mechanical Engineer

Who we are:

CWA Engineers Inc. is a privately-owned EPCM firm that services the resource sector throughout North and South America. We are growing in a diverse range of industries, including mining and minerals processing, ports and terminals, construction aggregates, engineered wood products, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, municipal infrastructure, and utilities.

At CWA, we embrace a culture of innovation, excellence, and continuous improvement while providing a flexible work-life schedule. We hold innovation competitions, host regular lunch-and-learn sessions, participate in intramural sports and after-work activities, and provide 17 earned days off each year in addition to vacation days.

We are looking to add mechanical engineers at all experience levels to our team. Positions will be based in our Vancouver office at the Broadway Tech Centre, with amenities including a fitness centre, basketball and volleyball courts, an outdoor BBQ area, restaurants, cafés, bike lockers, underground parking, a daycare facility, and convenient access to the Renfrew SkyTrain Station.

Position overview:

As an integral member of our mechanical team, your role will include preparing designs, specifications, technical reports, and capital cost estimates, as well as performing field assignments including equipment condition inspections for our ASSET Reliability Division. Travel to job sites on a short-term basis may be required.

Your responsibilities may also include planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing projects; leading and preparing proposals; preparing or reviewing reports and memoranda; preparing or reviewing design documentation; and liaising with clients and contractors. Your role may also include coordinating with and directing engineers, designers, and drafters to accomplish project goals.

Who you are:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and characteristics:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and registration as an engineer-in-training or a professional engineer with EGBC.
  • Relevant detailed design experience.
  • Experience writing, reading, understanding, and applying design criteria, industry standards, and client specifications.
  • Experience conducting inspections and repairs at ports, marine terminals, and mines for a range of bulk material handling equipment.
  • A demonstrated ability to liaise with clients, contractors, and consultants.
  • A natural ability to take on a leadership role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent record-keeping skills.

This is an ideal opportunity for a professional who is driven to take his or her career to the next level through involvement in unique and innovative projects and by assuming new challenges in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment.

Application process:

If what we have outlined above matches your profile, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your application to the following location:

Please submit your application in .pdf format to with the subject line as follows: Mechanical Engineer – Full Name.

We thank you in advance for your interest and effort in applying. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

No phone calls or recruiters, please.