Established in 1997, Tarco is a forward-thinking EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) company specializing in Industrial Automation & Rotating Equipment Controls. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, we have extensive experience providing client-focused, cost-efficient and technologically advanced control solutions to industries around the world and in our own backyard. Our industry-leading turbine and rotating equipment expertise set us apart from the competition and allows us to engineer integrated total control solutions for our clients.

Tarco is currently recruiting for the following position:

Senior Mechanical Designer


  • Proficient in generating, reading, and understanding mechanical discipline drawings including P&IDs, piping isometrics, general arrangements, and mechanical system drawings such as
    • Mechanical package design
    • Modular building enclosure/envelope design
    • Acoustical building design
    • Fabrication packages
    • HVAC design
    • Piping Layouts
    • Piping Sections and Details
    • Piping Isometrics
    • Piping system Isometrics
    • Pipe Support design
    • Interdisciplinary review of CEM drawings
    • Review of Vendor Drawings
  • Leverage experience and knowledge to identify technical issues, risks, and value adding opportunities and appropriately address these through development of engineered solutions and/or revisions to specifications, standards, and operating practice
  • Perform QA and the checking of work produced by less experienced drafting/design personnel
  • Mentor intermediate and junior staff
  • Assist in the development of design and drafting standards and processes
  • Assist in the creation of project plans and provide project estimates and status updates
  • Provide technical consultation and support to senior engineers, project managers, project team and field service team
  • Willing to travel occasionally to job sites


The following is required:

  • 10 + years’ experience
  • Technical Diploma or University degree in Mechanical or Process Engineering discipline from an accredited institution in Canada.
  • Good knowledge of relevant codes and standards (e.g. ABSA Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codes, API, ASME, AWS, and CSA codes)
  • Proficient use of 2D and 3D AutoCAD software
  • Experience in the consulting engineering sector
  • Excellent English, both written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess a valid Canadian Driver’s License
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis
  • Ability to travel and work internationally without restrictions

Personal Skills:

  • Strong troubleshooting, analytical, and organizational skills
  • Works independently with minimal supervision
  • Quick learner; able to adapt to new technologies rapidly
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and work under pressure to meet set deadlines
  • Ability to work successfully both individually and in team environments
  • Highly motivated & ability to conduct themselves in a professional manner
  • Focus on client service

The following would be an asset for the position:

  • Previous experience in the natural gas processing industry within a related technical field.
  • Experience with Gas Turbines, Pumps and Compressors
  • Practical experience participating in or leading HAZOP, Risk Analysis, Incident investigations
  • Experience with Solid works and/or Cadworx

TO APPLY: Please email your resume and cover letter to We thank all applicants for their submissions, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or office visits, please.


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