Senior Mechanical Engineer


Company overview:

Laporte & Associates, through its subsidiaries, is a 400+ staff engineering firm specializing in the supply of process, building and utilities design services to the agri-food, beverage, biotech and pharmaceutical industry sectors. Laporte operates across Canada, the United States and Europe. The firm has experienced significant growth over the past several years and anticipates continuation of this growth.  For more information, visit our website:

 Senior Mechanical Engineer- Toronto, ON


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Participate in client needs and project definition.
  • Review Client Specifications
  • Utilities and mechanical designs
  • Develop conceptual, preliminary and detailed designs, drawings and specifications.
  • Write technical reports and analysis to support design submissions.
  • Review shop drawings for compliance & participate in development of engineering standards.
  • Visit and survey project sites for project related activities.
  • Provide construction supervision, conduct document and field reviews
  • Manage deliverables and project execution.
  • Work collaboratively as part of multi-disciplinary design teams located in offices across North America
  • Provide mentorship to junior technical personnel;
  • Maintain detailed understanding of local codes and standards applicable to industry and projects
  • Maintain a reference set of standards and in-house best practices.
  • Positive customer support and other disciplines consultant interactions


Key Requirements:

  • Current registration with PEO as a P.Eng.
  • 8-10 Years of Experience in building HVAC, Plumbing & Drainage, Refrigeration, Steam, and hot water systems, as well as fire protection system design
  • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD & Revit is a must.
  • Experience in consulting engineering in the pharmaceutical and/or food and beverage industries is an asset.
  • Experienced in leading and managing design projects, proposals, on-site commissioning, and/or power system studies in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good knowledge of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria.
  • Proficiency in a variety of standard engineering methods and techniques.
  • Flexibility to travel to client sites.
  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment.
  • Experience with Revit MEP software.
  • Be a team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Ready to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong technical skills. Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Knowledge of local, Provincial and National regulations and standards.


What we offer :

  • Opportunities for career development.
  • An environment that promotes accountability and efficiency.
  • A flexible schedule that allows for a balanced life.
  • Social activities.
  • 3 weeks of vacation from your first day.
  • Competitive salary and benefits (public transportation reimbursement, training, etc.)
  • A stimulating and non-conformist work environment that leaves room for a balanced life and encourages efficiency on a daily basis.

Laporte is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, and persons with disabilities.  Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Travel is expected for this position.

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