Senior Mechanical Engineer - Building Systems

Ottawa, ON 2020/08/05

Engineering Consulting / Buildings & Structures

Job Title:

Mechanical Engineer - Building Systems


•    P.Eng
•    LEED Preferred


•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering

Job Summary:

Our client in Ottawa, Ontario is looking for a Mechanical Engineer of Building Systems to join their team!

Job Duties:

•    Evaluates, selects, specifies, and engineers all mechanical engineered systems or products for a project
•    Assures work is reviewed for overall technical accuracy
•    Helps development designs through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
•    Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of a building’s mechanical systems and provides markups for junior engineers/designers.
•    Prepares and revises documentation in various mechanical phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details.
•    Leads project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, sub-contractors, and vendors.
•    Participates in client project requirement meetings and value analysis and basic cost estimating.
•    Assists upper level staff with developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing and schedule.
•    Prepares and coordinates project specifications with construction documents.
•    Performs and oversees the performance of calculations using company standard software
•    Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects.
•    Assists in the development of new standards and specifications for the mechanical group.


•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering
•    5-6+ years of experience in the design of Mechanical Building Systems
•    P.eng, Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario
•    LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred
•    Experience in the application of the mechanical and/or plumbing codes, energy codes, ASHRAE standards, and other building codes.
•    General understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
•    Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness
•    Ability to manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
•    Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting
•    Ability to effectively communicate mechanical engineering concepts to others.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•    Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD; Prefer experience with Newforma, Trane Trace & eQuest


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