Lead Mechanical Design Engineer


Calgary, AB, CA, T2C 0A9

At Mattr, we have built a true team environment where all employees are empowered to contribute to the success of the company.

We want you to join our team!


Why Choose Mattr? We offer:
•    A challenging career with training & development opportunities
•    Group (Medical & Dental) benefits and Wellness programs
•    Group Defined Contribution Pension plan   
•    An incentive compensation program and a generous employee referral bonus


The Lead Mechanical Design Engineer is accountable for design, development, installation and commissioning of plant and manufacturing equipment, field equipment, jigs & fixtures, and physical alterations to plant assets. The Lead Mechanical Design Engineer will be project focused and will be part of a small interdisciplinary design team.  Additionally, the leadership nature of the position reflects that the lead engineer will take full ownership of 1-2 major design projects and is empowered to take all actions necessary to ensure the success of those projects including accepting responsibility for the completeness and accuracy of the work executed by those on their team.  The successful lead engineer will report to the ELT and the board on the status of their projects and will retain the ultimate responsibility for ensuring they are executed on time and on budget. This position is moderately strategic in nature and requires the ability to create and transmit medium term vision and energize and focus a small group towards that vision.


  • Create and execute the vision for MTAG projects.
  • Lead teams on up to 2 projects and focus the members on high ROI and execution; provide a resistive force to non-value-added work and objectives from customer sources.
  • Oversee and participate in the preparation of all electro-mechanical PWP’s from team members and provide technical guidance and coaching for success.
  • Execute difficult and moderately complex decision making to gain alignment between project and company goals. Ensure stakeholders are adequately informed.
  • Take ownership over all aspects of project execution and coordinate and oversee installation, commissioning, and turnover.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities within the department.
  • Identify and support training opportunities and team development initiatives lead by MTAG manager.



  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Leadership and skills
  • Strong independent work ethic: ability to direct action towards a common goal without supervision
  • Strong analysis, problem solving and identification skills
  • Excellent communication skills across a broad range of technical backgrounds
  • Project management experience and equivalent moderate skill set
  • Mechanical Engineer with P.Eng. designation or equivalent in given jurisdiction
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in design of novel electro-mechanical products
  • Expertise in SolidWorks or equivalent CAD system
  • Strong background in Stress analysis
  • Experience executing mechanical construction and de-construction
  • Deep understanding of machine control systems will be an asset
  • Experience with processing of composites and plastics will be an asset
  • Minimum 5 years experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment performing design and commissioning activities
  • Occasional travel will be required up to 15% of the time and typically batched at project start and end within North America


*SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Mechanical aptitude, general manufacturing, and fabrication process knowledge





Flexpipe, a division of Mattr manufactures and sells spoolable composite pipe, used primarily by oil and natural gas producers in applications which benefit from the product’s pressure and corrosion resistance capabilities. We have manufacturing facilities in Calgary, Alberta, with additional sales, service and distribution facilities in Northern Alberta, Saskatchewan, Texas, Colorado, Utah, California, North Dakota, and Australia. Mattr is a highly successful global energy services company, leading its competitors in all market segments and financially positioned to continue its growth and success well into the future.
At Mattr we have built a true team environment where all employees are empowered to contribute to the success of the company. Collaboration and communication are encouraged and good ideas are welcome from all functions and levels in the company.

We welcome applications from internal applicants for this opportunity, however in order to be eligible to apply to for a new job employees of Mattr must have one (1) year of service in their current job and be in good standing . You must apply online using SuccessFactors for your application to be received. 
While you do not need to seek Supervisor approval to apply for jobs your Supervisor will be contacted for an internal reference if your application advances to the formal interview stage.