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Job Title:  Officer, Regional Mechanical Engineering


Mississauga, ON, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  169980
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 169980   
Business Function: Engineering   
Primary City: Mississauga  
Other Location(s):  
Province: Ont. - GTA  
Employment Type: Full-Time  
Employment Status: Permanent  
Language Requirement: English Essential  
Employee Class and Level: UPCET02  
Number of Vacancies: 1   
Salary: Starting at $64,556.00
Job Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 12/04/2023

All qualified candidates will be considered however preference will be given to Indigenous people (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) or persons with a disability. This is a special measure employment equity initiative and candidates from this group who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.



Job Description

The Regional Mechanical Engineering Officer plans, organizes, coordinates and leads the work of a multidisciplinary design team during the detail design phase of postal plant design projects or enhancements. 


Prepares project timelines, budgets and identifies staffing requirements to meet goals.  Involved in all aspects of project management, leading, financial, scheduling, design, risk assessment, implementation, overseeing 3rd party work or deliverables and review. Provides mechanical engineering skills and expertise to develop, model, simulate, optimize, design, install and maintain the Corporation’s mechanical systems and processes. 


The incumbent develops plans and procedures to modify both existing and new systems and equipment; carries out field and factory inspections and tests and recommends acceptance or rejection.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Regional Mechanical Engineering Officer.


  • Provides engineering support on all aspects of mechanical systems and equipment installed in Regional plants. Assists in the development of plans, policies and procedures to modify existing systems and equipment.


  • Develop and use up to date design criteria and engineering principles in the modification and redesigning of mechanical equipment.


  • Develops programs, drawings, layouts, and writes detail specifications and technical requirements for the construction, installation, maintenance, repair, modification, relocation and improvement of complex mechanical equipment and its components required to undertake specific mail processing operations.


  • Determines causes of any failures and recommends design improvements that will facilitate effective performance and eliminate future failures.


  • Evaluates engineering information submitted for approval by consultants, contractors, manufacturers and suppliers. Performs technical evaluations of various proposals.


  • Undertakes field or factory inspections, tests and trials of mechanical equipment being installed, assembled, manufactures and/or tested against specifications and drawings and makes recommendations on acceptance or rejection. This is done to ensure compliance with federal and provincial legislation in effect. (Canada Labour Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Canada Post Corporation Safety Standards etc)


  • Manages and leads systems design, development and implementations of systems in order to meet business requirements.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • Manages and leads systems design, development and implementations of systems in order to meet business requirements.


- Ensure team cohesion, leading the project team in the analysis of specifications from users or their representatives.

- Reviews proposals provided by the project team, subject matter experts, analysts, technologist and implements the optimal solution, reviews and adjusts projects/enhancements priorities in accordance with user requirements.

- Reports projects/enhancement issues to management on timely basis.

- Develops project plans, provides cost estimates, prepares business cases, resource estimates and planned life cycle time frames; report also on related costs, contracts and investments issues.

- System development, testing and integration with other sub-system and/or interfaces, design and review the proposed system/equipment solution at all (required/applicable) levels.


  • Develop relevant training material for applicable use and integration throughout the operational community (notably mail ops and plant maintenance).


  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of current methods, technologies and development advances in the field of engineering in order to ensure keeping abreast of innovative technologies used to move the mail efficiently and effectively.



  • A University or College degree/diploma in a related field.
  • Designation/Certifications: Designation and or certifications programs may be required for certain positions (i.e. Finance & Engineering).



  • 2-5 years of related work experience is required.


Other Candidate Requirements

  • Not applicable

Other Information

Essential Requirements:


  • Development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Safe Work Instructions (SWI)
  • Project Management
  • Systems/Process and Drafting Design Experience  
  • Prepare cost/benefit analysis
  • Extensive Project Management experience

Skills and Abilities:


  • Professional presentation and oral communication skills
  • Identify technology solutions to meet customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical personnel  
  • Project Management
  • Analyze data

Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position and has additional requirements under Canada Post's Substance Use Policy. 


Employment Equity

Canada Post will represent Canada’s diversity and provide a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

Disability is defined as a persistent or episodic physical, sensory, or mental health condition and/or functional limitation. Disability includes both visible and hidden conditions and/or limitations that may impact vision, hearing, mobility, flexibility, dexterity, pain, learning, developmental, mental/psychological, and memory.


Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.



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Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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