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Senior Mechanical Engineer

PHM Search Group Inc

This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted September 8, 2017.

Job Description* ** *** PLEASE NOTE: You MUST SPECIALIZE in Building Systems *** ** * Our client is seeking an Senior Mechanical Engineer specializing in Building Systems to join their team in Ottawa, Ontario. If you have mechanical engineering experience (HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, etc.) and a strong desire to further develop your technical skill set, this career opportunity may be ideal for you. Duties & Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: · Undertake feasibilities studies. · Assist Section Manager to develop engineering concepts, concept reports and construction budgets. · Attend client meetings as directed by Section Manager. · Attend co-ordination meetings with design team. · Review codes and obtain preliminary approvals where appropriate. · Assign tasks to Designer and CAD operator; supervise delegated tasks for content and completion in assigned hours. · Complete heating, cooling and piping calculations and design of mechanical systems for building projects. · Complete layout of plumbing, piping and ductwork through complex facilities integrating multiple mechanical spaces and systems. · Co-ordinate mechanical systems installation requirements with other design disciplines. · Prepare documents to supplement drawings in project bid packages · Review contract documents prior to tender for completeness. · Ensure proper coordination of documents with the other design disciplines. · Perform contract administration. · Prepares project fee proposals · Prepare schedule of tasks required to complete project, man hours to perform tasks and critical data required for performance. · Mentor junior staff · Maintains existing business and develops new business opportunities Required Skills and Qualifications will include: · Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution · 10+ years of experience in a Consulting Engineering office · Specialization in the field of mechanical building services – fire protection, plumbing, HVAC and controls · P.Eng registration with PEO, or ability to register · Ability to work independently and in a complex environment while dealing with multiple projects and clients · Strong communications skills (oral and written) · Experience working with other consultants and contractors, and coordination of major projects. · Knowledge of OBC, NBC, ASHRAE, CSA and NFPA standards. · Familiar with HVAC software (such as Carrier HAP and Trane Trace) and NMS specifications. · Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills. · Basic CADD experience. · LEED certification and Project Management experience will be considered an asset. Our client is a multidisciplinary, employee-owned firm with a lengthy track record of industry presence. Their strong commitment to delivering quality results for their clients–as well as their commitment to investing in their people–has earned them a solid reputation for excellence in the Ottawa region. They offer a competitive compensation package, Friday afternoons off, excellent benefits, and shareholder opportunities!