Engineering Design Technician

15 May 2020


Petroplan is searching for a Engineering Design Technician in Chatham, ON.

This is a 1 year contract.

  • Accountable for design and drafting requirements using CAD software to create Pipeline & Station project drawings (mechanical, route selection maps, details, electrical, civil), composites, etc.) through the application of principles & practices to create, edit and maintain safe, compliant, cost effective and efficient designs.
  • Accountable for coordination and oversight of third-party design consultants with respect to pipeline and major station designs to ensure that the designs follow the intent of Enbridge standards and specifications.
  • Accountable to research and assemble all pertinent and relevant information (design criteria, parameters, material requisitions, documents, Bill of Materials, etc.) to be used for engineering designs.
  • The responsibility extends to the coordination and prioritization of tasks and work across multiple client groups, internal and external.
  • Responsible to support corporate manuals (Station, Isometric, C&M, Portal, etc.) and programs by preparing, creating and editing technical drawings & details.


  • College diploma or university degree in a technical/engineering program, with a preference for the Mechanical, Architecture or Civil disciplines.
  • Minimum 5 years advanced technical experience applying engineering principles to designs and drawings.
  • Excellent technical design and drafting skills using CAD software.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret engineering drawings and technical documents.
  • Solid written and verbal interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a team setting, with minimal supervision.


  • OACETT - A.Sc.T., C.Tech. or C.E.T.
  • Experience with Bentley Products (PlantSpace, OpenPlant, MicroStation, ProjectWise), and/or AutoCAD products (AutoPlant).
  • 2 years work experience designing & drafting natural gas or related facilities.
  • Solid understanding of industrial measuring devices (i.e., mechanical, pressure, temperature, flow, electrical, level).


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