Materials Handling Designer - Structural (8042BR) Metro Vancouver, Canada

Hatch Mott MacDonald is a well-diversified infrastructure practice, operating in North America. Our approach is strictly client-focused – with a corporate commitment to engineering excellence. Proud of our role in major ventures improving infrastructure throughout the United States and Canada, we provide services for all aspects of engineering projects, from feasibility studies and surveys through design to project and program management, construction management and supervision, start-up and operations.


Reporting to the Group Lead and relevant Project Manager, responsibilities for this role will include, but not be limited to:

- Working with multi-discipline teams to develop optimum designs in accordance with client's and other established standards;
- Developing and checking 3D models in an integrated CAD environment;
- Preparing, updating and checking materials handling deliverables in accordance with established quality procedures including:
- General arrangement drawings; Detail drawings; Design sketches;
- Structural design of Materials Handling aspects, such as: Truck and railcar unloading systems; Stackers and Reclaimers; Conveyors; Shiploaders and Ship; Unloaders;
- Development of functional, conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs;
- Coordinating the compilation of drawings with other technical staff and completing drawing reviews as required;
- Providing oversight and mentorship to junior and intermediate designers.


Education, Skills and Experience required for this role include:

- Technical diploma in civil/structural drafting/design from an accredited institution;
- Minimum of 5 years of related experience in structural design for materials handling projects;
- Experience in materials handling design for port terminals is required;
- Experience in the structural design of conveyors for stackers and reclaimers is required;
- Experience in the use of 3D CAD software (Bentley PlantSpace and/or 3D MicroStation) is required;
- Experience in the oversight and mentorship of junior and intermediate designers;
- Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills;
- Analytical and problem-solving skills;
- Ability to deal efficiently with priorities and manage time appropriately;
- Self-starter with the ability to work both in a team environment and independently;
- An extremely high attention to detail and a fundamental desire for delivering the best possible product at all times;
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Salary: $90,010.20
Hours of Work: 40 hours/week