Mechanical Designer
Morrison Hershfield
Ottawa, ON
6d ago

Responsibilities :

  • Conducts engineering / planning options comparisons by undertaking multi-factor assessments to select preferred cost-effective alternatives
  • Prepares contract drawings and specifications in conjunction with project team for delivery to client
  • Guides junior staff in the preparations of CAD drawings and BIM models
  • Documents study progress / results through the preparation of memos, minutes and reports as a record of events
  • Provides direction to project team members and support staff through verbal and written instructions and assign work to appropriate individuals
  • Liaises with clients to exchange information re : project progress. Provides technical judgment
  • Conducts business development activities to secure new projects by client liaison and proposal preparation
  • Prepares site visit reports by interpreting findings to give clear recommendations and direction to clients
  • Reviews shop drawings and design details by analyzing for continuity and viability
  • Works without detailed supervision. Receives broad guidelines, working within defined standards and specifications
  • Exercises independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information.
  • May supervise and mentor junior design staff
  • Qualifications :

  • Technologist diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in mechanical systems, specifically related to industrial, institutional, and commercial buildings - preferably in the consulting engineering industry
  • Strong knowledge of building service, controls, HVAC, plumbing and drainage and fire protection
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience with quality control and production scheduling is preferred
  • Ability to liaise with clients and contractors
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and conflicting demands on time with a rapidly shifting work load
  • Strong time management skills
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