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Mechanical Engineering Project Lead in Kingston at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

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Job Description

Design Group Staffing Oakville is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Project Manager for our client in the manufacturing industry located in Kingston, Ontario. The Mechanical Project Manager will plan and lead the engineering aspects of the project execution in a way that meets project and business objectives as well as complying with all national, provincial, corporate and site codes, laws and regulations.


  • Lead the project team to ensure all work is conducted safely and that all safety, health and environmental requirement are met
  • Assemble the integrated cross functional engineering team
  • For smaller projects within your discipline to also lead/assist the engineering related design
  • Ensure all project team members have clearly defined roles, responsibilities and expectations
  • Establish clear objectives for the project team that will ensure the business and sponsor objectives will be delivered
  • Timely and open communication of project status to all stakeholders
  • Provide leadership to all phases of project execution from front-ending through to completion and project closure, including engineering, construction, commissioning, startup and operational acceptance
  • Ensure disciplined project execution following th Project Work Process (PWP)
  • Establish capital estimates, cash flow forecasts and an integrated project schedule
  • Establish systems to measure and control project progress versus cost and schedule
  • Management of a disciplined project change management process
  • Final turnover of the project for commercial operation and operational acceptance
  • The successful candidate will have a strong technical background with leadership skills. Projects might require extended work hours or shift schedule changes to meet project deliverables


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering or related discipline
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer (Canada) is preferred
  • Minimum of three years of project management/engineering experience
  • Experience managing both small and larger capital projects (0-$15MM) with a proven track record of successful completion and execution of projects
  • Strong knowledge of engineering and industry standards, processes and procedures
  • Proven project management work experience and skills along with the ability to oversee the work of others
  • Scheduling & estimating knowledge
  • Ability to develop project schedules and management of an integrated project team to execute versus schedule and key milestones
  • Ability to develop an integrated project estimate and track and manage project costs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong economic, thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills (knowledge of SAP and scheduling software preferred)
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally as required

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity and you meet the requirements above, please submit your updated resume in MS Word format to the attention of Connor Briggs via email at:

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