Mechanical Engineer

Jan 24, 2023 - Feb 24, 2023

The Inland Group of Companies

Mechanical Engineer

**Flexible Hybrid Position - Anywhere in Nova Scotia**

Please apply on our website 

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 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;
  • Option of working in a hybrid remote capacity;
  • 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+ years of relevant Engineering experience;
  • 3+ 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:

The members of the Inland Group of Companies (IDS, Inland Technologies and Quantem Aviation Services) are highly experienced in aircraft de-icing, environmental management, aircraft fuelling, ground handling and pretty much any other aviation support service you can think of. We operate at over 50 airports in four countries. Through our brands we collectively de-ice/anti-ice more than 40,000 aircraft, collect and process more than 40,000,000 litres of glycol impacted stormwater, and handle more than 52,000,000 kilograms of material each year.

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:

Inland is proud to be part of the Bragg Group of Companies. The Bragg Group is an entrepreneurial and diverse group of companies headquartered in Oxford, Nova Scotia. This privately owned group includes Eastlink and Oxford Frozen Foods, along with additional investments in renewable power and real estate. 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 23-01.  Full job description available upon request. 

Please apply on our website

Inland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.