Port Hawkesbury Paper Careers

At Port Hawkesbury Paper, we are the leader in supercalendered paper in North America. Port Hawkesbury Paper’s approach to business and environmental sustainability creates an economic cornerstone for eastern Nova Scotia. Our mission is to continually exceed our customers' expectations through a commitment to responsive, personalized service along with reliable and competitive products in the printing and publication paper market. The people behind the paper make the difference. 

Project Engineer


Port Hawkesbury Paper has an opportunity for a motivated and skilled individual to join our Engineering team.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this position will be responsible to support or lead the development of new project/work scopes, maintain project control through budget/schedule tracking, analysis, forecasting and reporting.  The Project Engineer will have ownership of projects from initiation to close-out including coordination of project implementation with all stakeholders, effective management of engineering consultants, third party contractors and fabricators, and reporting project outcomes.

Skills/Competency Requirements:

Candidates must be capable of performing safely in a highly technical and flexible work environment. The ideal candidate for this position is a team player who is proficient with estimating, scheduling and project controls. The ability to adapt to tight deadlines and frequent changes in priorities, highly motivated, confident in decision making and self-driven.  Outstanding problem solving, organizational, computer and communication skills, the ability to manage through influence and teamwork coupled with a strong commitment to a safe work culture.

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • 5-10 years’ experience in Project Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical preferred)
  • PMP designation preferred
  • Professional Engineer or eligible for licensing in Nova Scotia

Compensation:  Port Hawkesbury Paper offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package, and a challenging, rewarding work environment.

Qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to:  HR@porthawkesburypaper.com

All applications must be received no later than January 31, 2020.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Selected candidates will proceed through an assessment and interview process.

PHP is committed to employment equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is represented at all job levels.  We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your cover letter or resume.





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