Our growing Ottawa office is seeking a talented and driven Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team. We’re looking for someone with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the consulting industry in the field of mechanical building services.
At Jp2g, you will work with a dynamic multi-disciplinary group of engineers, technicians, project managers, and planners.
Jp2g believes in employee empowerment. 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.
As a member of our professional team, you will be responsible for a variety of assignments for the Mechanical Engineering Department.
Jp2g provides opportunities to work on a wide variety of projects, with emphasis on federal, commercial, and institutional clients.
Focus of mechanical work includes building HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, energy management, direct digital controls (DDC), investigations and reports.
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, ductwork and equipment 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
Attend client meetings as directed by Department Manager
Attend coordination meetings with design team
Coordinate mechanical systems installation requirements with other design disciplines
Mentor junior staff
Manage project tasks within assigned time and budget constraints
Assign tasks to Designer and CAD operator; supervise delegated tasks for content and completion in assigned hours
Prepares project fee proposals
Prepare schedule of tasks required to complete project, hours to perform tasks, critical performance data
Maintains existing business and develops new business opportunities
Any other tasks assigned by Department Manager required to assist in the continued success of the firm
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
Minimum 15 years of experience in a consulting engineering office in the field of mechanical building services - fire protection, plumbing, HVAC, and controls
Professional Engineer licensed in the Province of Ontario
Strong ability to work independently and in a complex environment, dealing with multiple projects and clients
Sound communications skills (oral and written) as demonstrated through client and staff relations
Demonstrate 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
Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks
Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
Basic CADD experience
Reliable vehicle access is required
Asset Qualifications (beneficial, but not required)
Bilingual (English and French) including proficiency in technical translations
LEED certification / experience implementing sustainable design (LEED projects)
Experience in project management
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-O08 Senior Mechanical Engineer
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.