Intermediate and Senior Mechanical Engineers (Winnipeg)

KGS Group is seeking Intermediate and Senior Mechanical Engineers to join our Water Resources and Hydroelectric team. These positions are to support the Winnipeg-based team but work out of any of KGS Group’s Canadian offices may be accommodated. KGS Group offers a hybrid work environment (work from home and in office) for staff who prefer this option.

About Us

We are KGS Group, an employee-owned, multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm serving clients throughout North America. We’re different than traditional engineering firms. We believe a commitment to lasting relationships is just as critical as the expertise applied in our work. To us that means we put our clients and people first. We have the discipline to consistently deliver KGS Quality, never taking the easy way out. We always look closer and dig deeper. And no matter the project, we care enough to do it right.

As an employee-owned company, we’re invested in our work and our people. Working with us means you’ll be part of some of the most interesting projects across Canada, the U.S. and beyond. With the extensive, wide-ranging expertise within our company, you’ll have countless opportunities to learn and grow.

The Role

In this opportunity, you will have the ability to complete and manage a variety of small to large mechanical engineering projects and provide effective design solutions for multi-disciplinary projects. This position offers significant opportunity for professional growth including but not limited to managing multi-disciplinary projects, client interaction, business development, and much more depending on your skillset and ambitions.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing modifications to, or entirely new, balance of plant mechanical systems related to water control structures and hydroelectric generating stations. This may include the development of new hydroelectric stations.
  • Working as the owner’s engineer on large water infrastructure projects.
  • Your Mechanical Engineering background is key to the role, but ability to demonstrate competency in a multidiscipline environment would be a strong asset.
  • Preparation and review of reports.
  • Working collaboratively with other disciplines to execute project deliverables, as well as ensuring that quality objectives, schedules and budgets are met.
  • Pursuing new business opportunities with new and existing clients.
  • Managing and mentoring junior and intermediate staff.

About You

To fill the role, we’re looking for an applicant to bring forward a good mix of qualifications and previous experiences. Some highlights could include:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized university; a post-graduate degree would be an asset;
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in mechanical engineering with demonstrated project management skills (Tracking budgets and meeting schedules);
  • Must be registered or eligible for registration as a professional engineer in Manitoba, as well as other Canadian provinces;
  • Previous consulting experience and experience in the water resource field are preferred;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required;
  • Candidate must be able to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Demonstrated experience in site inspections, condition assessments, design and construction support is preferred;
  • Experience with some of the following aspects of mechanical engineering: cranes and hoists, water control gates, turbines, generators, ventilation/HVAC, compressed air systems, drainage systems, oil/water separators, fire protection in generating stations are preferred but other types of mechanical design experience will also be considered;
  • Travel to project sites is usually limited but is required depending on project/client requirements;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability/willingness to undergo security clearance checks.  

KGS Group is an employee-owned equal opportunity company offering an excellent compensation and benefits package.

KGS Group welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Upon request, KGS Group will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process.

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