Project Coordinator
Guelph, ON, CA N1G 4P6
6d ago

RWDI is seeking a dynamic individual for the Guelph office to work as a Project Coordinator / Engineer within the Building Performance team.

This role includes but is not limited to :

  • Plan and coordinate all technical aspects of assigned projects
  • Solve challenging fluid flow design problems in consultation with engineering, architectural and industrial clients
  • Conduct fluid flow modelling, data collection, analysis, post-processing, interpretation, and documentation of engineering results
  • Consulting with engineers and architects to answer technical questions
  • Writing technical project reports that present methodology, results and recommendations
  • Providing advice on technical problems and follow the appropriate QA / QC procedures
  • Assist with the preparation of proposals, marketing materials and / or technical papers
  • Working under the general supervision of senior staff with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent judgement
  • Job Requirements

    We are accepting applications from candidates with the following qualifications :

  • A post-secondary graduate from a Science or Engineering program with a focus on fluid flow analysis including the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • 5-10 years of experience in a commercial or academic setting
  • Clear knowledge of numerical methods, turbulence modeling and the application of CFD to problems involving complex physics
  • A strong understanding of the fundamental physics of fluid flow, heat and mass transfer
  • 3 Dimensional geometries, grid generation and post processing skills
  • Experience interpreting and working with architectural, structural, or mechanical drawings.
  • Demonstrated initiative, independent problem solving methods / capabilities, exceptional coordination and communication skills
  • Experience creating simplified models in order to simulate complex systems
  • An ability to work in a fast-paced consulting environment with minimal supervision while multi-tasking to meet deadlines
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the following experiences :

  • Knowledge of curtain wall, fenestration, or HVAC systems in residential or commercial applications.
  • Grid generation using a standard tool (e.g. Star CCM+, OpenFOAM, etc.)
  • Calculating / estimating inputs for both fluid and heat transfer boundary conditions
  • Running simulations with buoyancy, species / scalars and particles using both steady and unsteady solvers (including large eddy simulations (LES))
  • Post processing results in a clear and concise manner
  • Experience with building thermal simulation software
  • A knowledge of HVAC systems and ASHRAE standards
  • Advanced level Microsoft Excel capabilities
  • Programming / scripting experience (Python, C++, C#, VBA)
  • Experience working within open source operating systems (Linux)
  • Competency accessing cloud / cluster computing array
  • Why Work Here?

    We are not a conventional engineering consulting firm. We blend technical excellence with a creative approach to almost everything.

    We work hard and get results but emphasize quality of work life. We are growing rapidly but determined to retain the personal touch of a smaller company.

  • We've enjoyed remarkable success. As RWDI continues to grow, our services are preferred the world over. At a global engineering firm with scientists, technicians and engineers;
  • a career here is an opportunity without limits.RWDI continually strives to be an international employer of choice through rewarding career and development opportunities and a culture based on strong corporate values and employee involvement.

    Benefits include flexible work schedules, an emphasis on work-life balance and competitive compensation packages, to name a few.

    If you are looking for a challenging and exciting work environment at the forefront of engineering innovation, apply to RWDI today!

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