Mechanical Engineer Job in Truro for Inland Group |

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Mechanical Engineer

November 24 2021
Industries Vehicles (parts, sales, maintenance)
Categories Engineering, Mechanical, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Truro, NS

Inland Group

Mechanical Engineer

Corporate Office Truro, NS

The members of the Inland Group of Companies (IDS, Inland Technologies and Quantem Aviation Services) are highly experienced in aircraft de-icing, environmental management, ground handling and pretty much any other aviation support service you can think of. We operate at over 50 airports in four countries. Inland delivers services at small and large airports across North America and internationally using a range of technologies and customized equipment systems that are purpose-built to meet our clients’ needs.

Our business is built on a foundation of excellence in customer service, innovation and continuous improvement and safety is at the forefront of everything we do. We provide a workplace where respect, integrity and a high degree of ethical behaviour is a minimum expectation. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at:

We are currently providing an opportunity for a well-rounded, technical minded, customer satisfaction focused professional to join our team in the position of Mechanical Engineer to develop all aspects of technical design and documentation for mechanical sub-systems including the electronic controls portion of Inland equipment.

About You:

Your greatest asset is being able to think fast and adapt to changing plans supported by your ability to perform moderately complex design calculations and analysis. You are responsible and accountable for working with a senior engineering specialist to develop systems and deliver them through all the stages. From concept development and detailed design through to manufacturing and commissioning at operations sites. You are passionate about the environment, maintain the highest level of integrity, have excellent relationship management and communication skills and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

About the Position:

Engineering is strategic to Inland’s overall success. The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Develop mechanical sub-systems in support of Inland’s processes and equipment, including distillation plants, glycol concentrators, various pre- and post-treatment sub-systems, glycol distribution equipment and other systems;
  • Develop PLC based control systems in support of the mechanical systems and sub-systems;
  • Participate in hands-on design development of equipment to support Inland’s current and future growth needs;
  • Work closely with the Engineering services team to progress designs from concept to detailed design, to manufacture and implementation;
  • Manage supporting documentation for Inland processes and equipment, including but not limited to Bills of Materials, design calculations, drawings, theory of operation documents, SOPs and troubleshooting guides;
  • Technical support for operational sites as needed, for example troubleshooting issues with PLC software, process instrumentation, and mechanical equipment;
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Please Note: Approximately 15% to 20% of time will be spent traveling including overnight travel.


  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree;
  • 5 – 10+ years of relevant Engineering experience;
  • 3 – 5 years of specific technical experience relating to the design of mechanical industrial equipment with PLC based electronic control systems;
  • Engineering related field experience;
  • Working knowledge of programming languages such as Siemens and Allen Bradley considered an asset;
  • Industrial Control System programming experience (PLC) considered an asset;
  • Proven ability to plan and execute;
  • Willingness to engage in hands-on development, testing, and root cause investigations;
  • Excellent communicator, using both verbal and written communication skills with ability to listen to others and value opinions, interpret information, promote and execute ideas;
  • Positive and proactive contributor who is capable of interacting with varying personalities and all levels of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Highly motivated, self-starter, with the ability to manage several competing tasks and demands simultaneously.

About Inland:

At Inland, we offer the following benefits, some of which are subject to eligibility requirements:

  • A rewarding and safe work environment (company provided PPE);
  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching;
  • Growth and advancement opportunities for high potential employees;
  • Employee and family assistance program;
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package;
  • Pension plan with employer contribution;
  • Access to group rates and discounts.

If you are a self-starter who is committed to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction and your experience and ability meet with the above minimum requirements, please forward your cover letter and resume to the Inland HR Team, quoting posting number 22-02. Full job description available upon request.

Please apply online.

Inland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.