TitleEngineer, BPV
Department NameEngineering
Since 1997, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) has delivered public safety services on behalf of the government of Ontario. With headquarters in west Toronto, the TSSA is a self-funded, not-for-profit organization that employs approximately 400 staff across Ontario. The roles within the TSSA are as diverse as the Province we serve. It takes all kinds of people with varied skillsets and backgrounds to meet our organizational goals, but our employees share a few key traits:
• We are passionate about public safety.
• We are highly skilled, problem-solvers.
• We are collaborators who are invested in the communities we work in.
• We are more than employees; we are serving the greater good.
• We are committed to life-long learning and development.
• We operate with the highest integrity.

TSSA provides our employees with competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and — most importantly — a sense of purpose. Our work is vital to the success and safety of the Province, and it’s our people who make it possible.

Job Purpose:
The Engineer, BPV will assess the safety of submissions from the clients for the registration or variance to the design of pressure retaining components and systems such as boilers, pressure vessels, piping and fittings in accordance with the provincial act, regulations and adapted codes and standards.

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Evaluate design submissions in relation to the Ontario Regulations and adapted codes and standards (CSA, ASME and ANSI) including:
  • Review TSSA application forms and confirm manufacturer’s qualifications such as an approved QC program
  • Analyse component or system’s technical drawings and calculations including performing stress calculations
  • Follow up with client to address outstanding information requirements or technical issues
  • Present and review submission with internal committees where necessary (e.g. variances)
  • Extend approval through issuing of CRN (Canadian Registration Number) when appropriate
  • Respond to client requests for consultation regarding the regulations, codes and standards
  • Research changes to codes + standards and share with TSSA colleagues such as other Engineers, Inspectors and Technical Specialists
  • Provide technical support to field staff as requested
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of internal process documentation such as SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) and external documents such as guidelines for industry
  • Actively participate in promoting public safety as a member of CSA/or ASME committees
  • Participate in audits of clients to ensure compliance with regulations, codes and standards
  • Continuously develop knowledge of components and systems design as well as applicable regulatory documentation
Job Requirements
  • Mechanical engineering degree from a Canadian university or other academic program that is recognized by the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) for licensure.
  • P.Eng. license
  • 3-5 years of engineering experience in a related pressure equipment industry.
  • Candidates with the following qualifications are preferred:
  • Sound knowledge of boiler and pressure vessel designs
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Acts, Regulations, and safety codes (CSA and ASME)
  • Software application proficiency in Microsoft Office, PV Elite, Turbo IX and SolidWorks
  • Working knowledge of welding techniques and associated metallurgy and materials
345 Carlingview Drive, Toronto, Ontario
 At TSSA, we value the diversity in our workplace and we are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect. We provide any required accommodations for our applicants and employees. No matter which area you work in, you will collaborate with experts across diverse fields, backgrounds and cultures, expanding your knowledge and helping you realize your full potential.