Our growing Ottawa office is seeking a talented and driven Mechanical Team Leader to join our team. We’re looking for a mechanical professional who is team-
oriented and who enjoys people management, design, and business development.
At Jp2g, you will work with a dynamic multi-disciplinary group of engineers, technicians, project managers, and planners.
As a valued member of our professional team, you will enjoy a unique working environment and will be provided with opportunities to demonstrate your initiative while developing your skills.
Working under the direction of the Mechanical Department Manager, you will be responsible for guiding, coaching, and training direct reports;
assigning and monitoring work progress; providing mechanical design and project management; and engaging with clients.
With Jp2g, you will have opportunities to work on a wide variety of projects with federal, commercial, and institutional clients.
The focus of Jp2g’s mechanical work includes new building, renovation, restoration and adaptive renewals, investigations, and reports.
Provide day-to-day supervision of assigned employees
Mentor junior staff, recommend appropriate training / coaching, prepare evaluation reports
Direct, motivate, and appropriately influence others
Build a strong sense of teamwork, purpose, and group identity
Display a positive attitude, serve as credible model, and set high standards for the department
Articulate clear goals and expectations
Delegate appropriate levels of authority to others
Maintain existing business and develop new business
Represent Jp2g at industry events (e.g. ASHRAE, Ottawa Construction Association)
Develop a reputation for honesty, trust, and dependability with clients
Prepare fee proposals
Work with a team of engineers and technologists
Prepare schedule of tasks required to complete a project, hours required, and critical performance data
Assign tasks to technologists and designers; supervise for content and completion in assigned hours
Chair project meetings
Make sure internal quality assurance is performed prior to issuance of tender package
Coordinate mechanical systems installation requirements with other design disciplines; ensure proper
coordination of documents with the other design disciplines
Mechanical Engineering Expertise
Undertake feasibility studies, assist Department Manager to develop engineering concepts, concept
reports, and construction budgets
Review codes and standards and obtain preliminary approvals where appropriate.
Carry out site surveys to understand the existing mechanical systems
Conduct calculations of hydraulic, heating, and cooling loads of buildings
Complete design of mechanical systems (fire protection, plumbing, HVAC, and controls) for building
projects including selection of mechanical equipment
Complete layout of plumbing, piping, and ductwork through complex facilities integrating multiple
mechanical spaces and systems
Prepare specifications to supplement drawings in project bid packages
Review contract documents prior to tender for completeness
Perform contract administration
Maintain familiarity with current techniques, codes, and standards to sustain and improve technical skills
Strong desire to learn and for advancement and professional development
Minimum 8 years’ experience in the consulting industry
Strong ability to work independently in a complex environment, dealing with multiple projects and clients
Experience in project management
Sound communications skills (oral and written) as demonstrated through client and staff relations
Knowledge of OBC, NBC, ASHRAE, CSA and NFPA standards
Familiar with HVAC software (such as Carrier HAP and Trane Trace) and NMS specifications
Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks
Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
Reliable vehicle access is required
Compensation and Benefits
Friday afternoons off year-round (36 hour / week)
Group RSP planning opportunities
Professional development and advancement opportunities
Competitive compensation and benefits package
Future shareholder opportunities
How to Apply
Please send your resume for consideration to :
Subject line : 18-O07 Mechanical Team Leader
The successful candidate will be required to complete a CISD security application (Level II Secret).
Jp2g welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.