Senior Mechanical Engineer

Ottawa, ON 2020/07/03

Engineering Consulting / Buildings & Structures

Job Title:

Senior Mechanical Engineer


•    P.Eng


•    Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Job Summary:

Our client in Ottawa, Ontario is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer; Buildings, with at least 12-15 years of related building mechanical systems experience in the commercial and institutional sectors.

Job Duties:

•    Design, internal coordination, project management, and contract administration during construction of projects, from concept through to completion;
•    Working directly with engineers, architects, technologists, and specialist sub-consultants across all offices as an integrated, multidisciplinary Project Team;
•    Coordinating with designers to optimize general arrangements, equipment selection, piping, and ductwork layouts;
•    Assisting with the management of workload of technicians and designers to ensure that project deadlines are met and final deliverables align with client expectations;
•    Identifying and responding to client needs and regulatory requirements;
•    Participating in the preparation of proposals and the development of estimates for engineering services;
•    Applying engineering fundamentals, including the application and verification of related software tools;
•    Completing site reviews during construction and reporting on observations;
•    Mentoring designers and junior engineers; and
•    Travelling between offices from time to time to meet the needs of various projects and/or for training purposes


•    Degree in Mechanical Engineering
•    12-15+ years of total experience
•    P.Eng in the Province of Ontario or be in good standing with another Canadian Professional licensing body
•    Directly related experience in the design of building systems including HVAC, fire protection, and plumbing, in accordance with current codes and standards;
•    Knowledge of energy modelling and green initiatives;
•    Proven ability to apply engineering fundamentals to resolve challenges;
•    Proven ability to work with clients and contractors to achieve project goals;
•    Ability to produce quality deliverables and monitor project related tasks;
•    Project management experience would be considered an asset;
•    LEED certification would be considered an asset;
•    Excellent analytic, oral, and written communication skills;
•    Highly motivated self-starter with a positive attitude;
•    Ability to work in teams consisting of people with varying backgrounds; and
•    Valid driver’s license.


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