Mechanical Engineer, P.Eng. – Ancaster and Mississauga

Location: Ancaster and Mississauga
Position: Full-time – New position
Start Date: Immediately
Reporting to: Branch Manager

Why Work for Origin and Cause?
Because you’ll be working with the best of the best. Our company’s size and solid reputation attracts industry leaders, creating a charged atmosphere where no matter how much you already know, you’ll learn something new every day. Ours is a problem-solving culture that encourages innovation. We pride ourselves on our friendly, people-first atmosphere, and encourage our employees to think independently, be hands-on, and do their work with skill, compassion and complete integrity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct on-site investigations of vehicle and machinery fires or failures. Vehicles could range from personal/commercial/industrial cars and trucks to farm equipment and large off-road type machinery, i.e. logging or mining equipment
  • Provide written reports with professional opinion regarding the origin and cause of the failure
  • Perform laboratory examinations to assess if equipment may have been a cause of a loss and determine the failure mechanism if applicable
  • Timely oral and written correspondence with clients in all phases of investigation, mediations or trials
  • Complete various design and reporting functions through the use of Microsoft Office
  • Provide expert testimony in court when required
  • Travel throughout Ontario and possibly other locations on short notice
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and execute all phases according to internal and client standards
  • Stay on the leading edge of scientific knowledge in the industry by seeking out continuous training and education
  • Collaborate with experts in other disciplines as needed for complex investigations requiring different specialties
  • Coordinate/execute parallel investigations with other experts representing various parties
  • Perform additional duties as required
  Experience and Required Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years of Mechanical Engineering experience in the forensic industry
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng)
  • HVAC experience an asset
  • Marine fire experience an asset
  • Structural Fire experience an asset but not required
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  Candidate Profile
  • Passionate for engineering and has an inquisitive mind with advanced problem-solving skills
  • Hard working and takes pride in technical excellence and integrity
  • Motivated to develop professionally and lead a growing line of business within the organization
  • A people-person committed to the highest standard of client satisfaction
  • Team player with the ability to work independently

  • Does this describe you and your attributes? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

    Email your Cover Letter and Resume to with the subject title “RE: Mechanical Engineer Post”.

    We appreciate your interest and efforts in submitting your application.

    A Recruiting Consultant will be reviewing all submitted applications and contacting all qualified candidates to schedule an interview.

    Thank you for your interest in joining the Origin and Cause team!