Mechanical Engineer, Building Science

Ottawa, ON 2019/08/15

Engineering Consulting / Buildings & Structures / Mechanical , Building Science

Job Title:

Mechanical Engineer, Building Science


•    P.Eng


•    Degree in Mechanical Engineering for an accredited institution

Job Summary:

Our client in Ottawa, Ontario is seeking a Mechanical Engineer specializing in Building Science to join their team!

Our client offers:
•    Competitive salary reviewed annually
•    Health / dental benefits offered immediately
•    RRSP / DPSP program offered immediately
•    Merit-and-profit bonus program for all employees
•    100% employee-owned with share ownership opportunities at all levels
•    Numerous extracurricular social events

Job Duties:

•    Design, internal coordination, project management, and contract administration during construction from concept through to completion
•    Working directly with engineers, architects, technologists, and specialist sub-consultants as part of an integrated, multidisciplinary project team across all of the company’s offices
•    Coordinating with designers to optimize general arrangements, equipment selection, piping, and ductwork layouts
•    Assisting with the management of workload to ensure that project deadlines are met and final deliverables align with client expectations
•    Identifying and responding to client needs and regulatory requirements
•    Identifying business opportunities and participating in the preparation of proposals
•    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
•    Travelling between company offices on occasion to meet the needs of various projects and/or for training purposes


•    Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
•    P.Eng valid with the Province of Ontario
•    4–8 years of experience since graduation
•    Related experience in the design of building systems including HVAC, fire protection, and plumbing
•    Solid understanding of current codes and standards
•    Knowledge of energy modelling and green initiatives
•    Highly motivated self-starter with a positive attitude
•    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
•    Excellent analytic, oral, and written communication skills
•    Ability to work in teams consisting of people with varying backgrounds
•    Valid driver’s license
•    LEED certification, project management experience, and/or bilingualism


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