Mechanical Engineer

Krech Ojard & Associates, Inc.

Company Overview:
For over forty years, Krech Ojard & Associates Ltd. (KOA) has provided comprehensive Engineering and Consulting Services to diverse national and international clients spanning various industries. Our expertise covers civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, marine, and railroad design, tailored to sectors such as mining, manufacturing, agribusiness, oil and gas, transportation, and power distribution. KOA prioritizes developing customized, value-driven solutions to meet each of our client’s unique needs.
With headquarters in Duluth, Minnesota, and strategically located regional offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, we pursue seamless project integration and utilize advanced design technology while upholding a unified company culture to deliver engineering and consulting results to our clients worldwide.

Position Summary:
As a Mechanical Engineer with Krech Ojard & Associates you will be responsible for supporting client relationships, technical guidance, and adding to an outgoing company culture! A successful candidate will be responsible for designing and analyzing mechanical systems for various types of industrial and multi-discipline projects. In this position you will use an application of independent engineering judgment and self-directed efforts to successfully complete projects. Ideal candidate has mining and industrial experience and is required to hold a P. Eng or P.E. license.

Essential Functions:
Oversee and execute office and field engineering projects which can include major design and construction projects from clients based in Canada or the United States.
Provide direct oversight to Engineering Technicians;
Prepare detailed plans, calculations, and specifications related to a wide variety of engineering projects;
Prepare proposals, specifications, cost estimates, and contract documents for mechanical and multidiscipline engineering projects;
Perform or oversee engineering construction inspections for assigned projects;
Prepare detailed engineering reports regarding the progress and completion of engineering projects;

Required Qualifications
Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent related degree; and
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of experience in mechanical/industrial engineering design and construction or other related engineering work;
knowledge of engineering principles, methods, equipment, and materials used in construction of mechanical and multidiscipline engineering projects;
planning and directing engineering technicians and assigned staff.
preparing and interpreting plans and specifications;
to effectively communicate and interact with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and clients.
with varied types of mechanical systems commonly found in the pulp/paper industry, mining, PRB coal storage/trans load facilities, bulk material handling systems/facilities or related industrial facilities;
to work in a team environment as well as independently;
in using a computer, and engineering programs such as Autodesk Revit
attention to detail and quality of work;
organizational, time management and prioritizing skills;
to demonstrate a positive attitude and strong work ethic, multitask, and proactive
health, safety and environmental focus to ensure that these elements are embedded in the design and procurement processes
as a Professional Engineer (P.E. or P. Eng) in Canada or the United States
to work in Canada;

Compensation for this position will include a base salary range of $110,000 – $130,000 /year. Conditional offers will be based on the candidate’s education, experience, technical skill, and other considerations.

At Krech Ojard & Associates, we believe in recognizing and rewarding the contributions of our valued employees. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Health Insurance
Dental and Vision
Life and Disability Insurance
Time Off and Holidays

Join our team at Krech Ojard & Associates and embark on a rewarding journey of professional growth and fulfillment within a dynamic growing company