Mechanical Engineering New Graduate


Nanticoke, ON, CA

Company:  Imperial

What role you will play in our team

The Maintenance Reliability Engineer provides mechanical engineering support to the business teams for pertaining to maintenance of static equipment and piping systems within the Refinery.

What you will do

Responsibilities may include:

  • Produce and maintain technical documentation (repair standards (MMS), specifications and drawings) necessary to maintain Refinery static equipment and piping systems based on the latest codes, industry and company standards.
  • Manage deviations through the creation of a Management of Change process.
  • Manage site "Bad Actor Lists" within the site bad actor program and progress elimination of bad actors.
  • Manage the PSV and TSV testing interval optimization and stewardship of same, along with reviewing valve inspection reports.
  • Lead Fixed equipment related RCFAs.
  • Stay up-to-date with the activities of the ExxonMobil/IOL Mechanical Engineering networks and AITs; initiate equipment or program upgrades, as necessary to remain current with the latest ExxonMobil standards.
  • Support capital project designs/specifications to ensure the reliability of the Refinery fixed equipment is maintained/continually improved.
  • Support turnaround activities including drawing review & specification development, and field inspections.
  • Develop preventative maintenance plans for static equipment.

About you

Skills and Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent, as certified by an accredited/recognized institution.  
Your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application
Demonstrated leadership and strong academic skills

Preferred Qualifications/ Experience

Previous refinery, chemical Plant or closely related engineering experience.
High degree of analytical and technical ability, able to communicate complex technical data clearly.
Strong attention to detail with handling high quantity and quality of work
Ability to effectively influence others without authority 
Strong Interpersonal effectiveness
A valid driver's license and safe driving record are required
Work schedule: Full time position


Start date: January, 2024 (negotiable)


Location: Nanticoke, ON

Your benefits

  • A company committed to career growth - we recruit those who are interested in a career with Imperial and prefer to develop and promote people from within.  Our career management process means that you will likely perform a number of unique, challenging roles during your career.
  • Successful networking and mentoring programs - enables you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities.  Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.
  • Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement - these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader.  You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve.  
  • Exceptional benefits program - includes competitive savings, retirement, and healthcare plans that you can customize to meet your individual needs. A comprehensive relocation package is provided, if required. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits package.
  • Continuous learning environment - encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities. 
  • If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety and bottom line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with Imperial.
  • Early Professional Development Program - provides you with the opportunity to specialize in a specific area of expertise or develop skills in a variety of different areas. You will quickly be given large areas of responsibility and will be encouraged to take on stretch assignments as you progress.
  • Competitive vacation and earned days off (EDO) package - provides you with three weeks of vacation (the first year is pro-rated based on your hiring date). In addition, under our EDO program, employees take off one scheduled Friday per month and up to two floating EDO days (depending on work location and start date during the year) annually for use at your discretion with approval.

Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation and working with communities and our Indigenous neighbours to meet rising energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.


Imperial is committed to supporting persons with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. We will work with qualified applicants to provide reasonable accommodation upon request at

Other considerations

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictions on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit . Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.


Application deadline:  October 6, 2023

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Equal employment opportunity

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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