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Engineer (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing)

by WIL Employment Connections

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 26, 2022
WIL Employment Connections

Job Description

Position: Engineer (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing)
Time commitment: One year, Full-time
Place: London, ON and surrounding area

Employment details: This employment opportunity is a one-year paid contract with an employer which can be used to support the licensure process as well as future employment opportunities. 

The following are considered key job qualifications:
  • You are open to working in Southwestern Ontario
  • You must have an English benchmark 7 or above
  • Specialization in mechanical, manufacturing, industrial or electrical engineering desired
  • Working towards EIT (Engineer in Training) registration with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)

Desired Technical Assets
Candidates with technical assets/experience in one or more of the following desired areas would be prioritized for placement referrals:
  • Programming experience with PLC & HMI
  • HVAC analysis and design including experience in fire protection or plumbing
  • CAD, AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks experience
  • HydraCAD, HydraCALC and/or Revit experience
  • Refinery experience
  • Experience with Process Piping, Boilers and Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers

Principle Duties
Each engineering placement will involve the following:
  • Application of Theory: linking your work to your academics and refer to specific engineering principles
  • Practical Experience: appreciates the fundamental roles of function,  time, cost, reliability, reparability, safety and environmental impact in their work
  • Management of Engineering: managing projects, being exposed generally to an engineering business environment
  • Communication Skills: communication with supervisors, co-workers, government regulators, clients and the general public
  • Social Implications of Engineering: awareness of the value of engineering works to the public, the relationship between engineering activity and the public at large; and the significant role of regulatory agencies on the practice of engineering

Desired Skill Sets
  • Be knowledgeable of Canadian conditions, notably with regard to legislation, standards, codes, economy, climate, resources and technology
  • Ability to work well under pressure, work on multiple tasks at one time, prioritizing workloads and meeting deadlines
  • Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy and significant attention to detail and possess excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrate a desire for professional development
  • Ability to work on own initiative whilst taking in to account the wider needs of the team
  • Have a positive attitude to work and friendly disposition with excellent written and oral communication skills

Opportunity:  The Accelerating Licensure and Skilled Newcomer Employment through Paid Placements for Innovation project provides paid employment opportunities for Internationally Educated Engineers who are actively working towards securing P.Eng. designation in Canada. This placement will satisfy the participants’ one year of Canadian work experience required to apply for their professional Engineer license with the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO).   This project is delivered by WIL Employment Connections and funded by the Government of Canada’s Foreign Credential Recognition Program.

About WIL: WIL is a not-for-profit organization that has been providing quality employment services and supports in London and area for over 35 years. WIL drives innovative employment solutions to bring immigrants and employers together. WIL’s vision is that all immigrants are successfully employed.  WIL serves more than 1,400 newcomers to Canada annually.  On behalf of regional employers, WIL is recruiting for Internationally Educated Engineers to participate in this one year paid placement program. 

Responsibility: Participants are responsible for acting in the best interests of the employer and the community and will bring their experience and knowledge to the workplace.  WIL provides a coach/monitor who will guide and coach the participant during the first year of employment. In addition to maintaining a positive attitude and excellent communication skills, each participant will be expected to achieve all of their assigned tasks and goals throughout the placement.

Employment details: This employment opportunity is a one-year contract with an employer. There will be periodic meetings with the supervisor to provide feedback and evaluate the participant’s performance. 

Outcome: At the end of the placement, participants will have completed the one-year Canadian experience as a requirement to attain their P.Eng license with PEO.

Evaluation: The performance of the participant is evaluated at the end of the placement by the supervisor/coach and is based on the carrying out of duties and responsibilities as outlined above.

Interested applicants are invited to send a resume no later than 4:00 pm on June 6, 2022 to  Please reference Engineering Placement in the subject line.