Junior Mechanical Engineer - Baffinland's New Graduate Program

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About Us

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island; one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations. We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else. We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.


Reporting to the Superintendent, Reliability & Continuous Improvement, the Jr. Mechanical Engineer will work with different area of the department and other department. He will participate to develop & implement CI project using tools such as (5S, Kaizen, SMED, Time Study, etc). He will also work closely with the reliability team to perform study cases and analysis (RCFA, vibration & oil sampling). He will also work and participate to planning and scheduling activities and act as a relieve planner when require (vacation, sick leave, etc). The Jr. Mechanical Engineer will also need to work in compliance with established health, safety, environmental, regulatory and internal corporate requirements. 

Main Accountabilities

  1. Participate in development, implementation and adherence to safe work procedures and promote high safety, health and environmental awareness and compliance to all standards.
  2. Drive continuous improvement by conducting a thorough analysis of data and environment.
  3. Implement effective measurement tools associated with continuous improvement tracking.
  4. Support in managing mechanical failures analysis (RCFA).
  5. Effective and thorough capability in the utilization of SAP maintenance management computer system and Microsoft Office.
  6. Estimating and identifying work scope for project.
  7. Effective communication, liaison with project stakeholders and coordination with colleagues including those on opposite rotation.
  8. Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
  9. Perform other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive.  Other duties may be required.



Main Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 or more years of experience in mechanical engineering in mining or construction sector
  • Experience with AUTOCAD, SolidWorks or similar software
  • Arctic and remote site experience
  • Knowledge of core concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, materials science, mathematics
  • Knowledge of pumping systems, hydraulics, conveyance systems, HVAC
  • Digital Literacy skills: Knowledge of digital tools and technology. Proficient with standard office software such as Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Project or similar software.  Proficient with FEA software, product lifecycle management (PLM), computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Customer/Client Focus skills:  Ability to identify and prioritize customer needs and recognise constraints, adopt a professional approach to customers, and seek to provide a better service. Is reliable and delivers on promises.


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