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Intermediate Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager (P.ENG Preferred)

About The Role:

Our firm is established based on trust. We do not micromanage and expect our employees as professionals to be responsible for their agenda and timing. We are flexible in all aspects of our work and schedules within reason. We believe in a work-life balance and strive to make the work environment that fosters creativity.

Why Choose TCG?

TCG is a leading multidisciplinary consulting firm. In addition to a fulfilling career, we offer:

  • Competitive salary with a raise structure based on performance.
  • A bonus structure based on performance.
  • A two-tiered profit-sharing plan including a pension plan.
  • Flexible working hours and short day Fridays all year long.
  • A hybrid working model.
  • A full health benefit program including dental.
  • Phone allowance.
  • Company sponsored Social Events/ trips within or out of the country.
  • Company sponsored educational courses hosted by third parties throughout the year.
  • In-house training with various staff.
  • Paid mileage and expenses for travel to anywhere work related.

Your Role:

  • Prepare drawings, specifications and reports necessary to deliver assigned projects.
  • Design building systems following the requirements of municipal or provincial building codes and other applicable standards.
  • Check layouts and services for continuity; develop various mechanical systems layouts in coordination with the structural, architectural, and electrical components of a building.
  • Develop layouts and design of mechanical building systems such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, fire protection systems, plumbing and draining systems, and specialized plumbing systems (natural gas, fuel oil, medical gas, etc.) Coordinate with other disciplines as required.
  • Develop layouts and designs for building mechanical rooms, including but not limited to boiler designs, chiller and cooling tower designs and make-up air unit / air-handling unit designs. Coordinate with other disciplines as required.
  • Create project specific details to clarify project scope.
  • Prepare calculations to size ductwork, gas, HVAC, piping, plumbing and drainage. Incorporate calculations into drawings.
  • Prepare calculations to size equipment and prepare equipment schedules that are project specific. Coordinate with necessary project consultants to review equipment.
  • Liaise with all project consultants; coordinate design requirements with all disciplines and supervise drawings between other disciplines; check layouts of mechanical services for interferences with other components of the building such as structure, ceilings, etc.
  • Design mechanical building systems directly in CAD; adhering to company CAD standards.
  • Liaise with suppliers and/or manufacturers for design support, equipment and component selection.
  • Assist in construction administration by reviewing equipment shop drawings and conducting site visits, site reviews and preparing change notices, site instructions, etc.
  • Any other tasks assigned by Principals or Project Managers required to assist in the completion.

What You'll Bring To TCG:

  • Two to four years of direct industry experience in the field of mechanical building services. Retrofit experience is preferred.
  • Diploma / Degree from a mechanical building services technical program or an engineering program.
  • P.Eng Designation in Ontario is Preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection Systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Building Code of Canada and the Ontario Building Code.
  • Good working knowledge of ASHRA and CSA/ULC standards.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a drive and ability to collaborate and problem solve as part of a team.
  • Ability to utilize both verbal and written forms of communication to effectively communicate internally with colleagues as well as externally with clients.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD and MS Office Applications.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with an attention to detail is a must.

Our firm is established based on trust. We do not micromanage and expect our employees as professionals to be responsible for their agenda and timing. We are flexible in all aspects of our work and schedules within reason. We believe in a work-life balance and strive to make the work environment that fosters creativity.

Apply now

Building Envelope Lead Engineer

About the role:

The Building Envelope Lead Engineer is the go-to person for clients and will help build long-term relationships.  

This position will help grow the business through building internal knowledge systems and training our team of engineers and designers. The ideal candidate is well-rounded in building science and structural restoration, including knowledge in roofing, waterproofing, structural rehabilitation, masonry, windows, curtain walls, sealants, EIFS, and site pavements, and other cladding systems. The successful candidate has experience leading project teams with multiple levels of staff, as well as peer reviewing designs, specifications and reports.

Requirements:

  • Act as technical lead and senior peer reviewer on projects and be responsible for technical review of documents produced by other project managers and junior staff;
  • Undertake investigations and prepare technical reports for parking garages, roofing, building envelope, leakage assessments;
  • Prepare specifications and manage tendering process;
  • Procure new projects and clients through identifying business development opportunities and leading proposal efforts;
  • Attend industry events and help increase TCG’s technical profile in the industry;
  • Contribute to development of internal technical practice systems and training of junior staff;
  • Expedite projects from inception through the investigation, specification and construction stage;
  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing, monitor receivables and be responsible for the financial health of the project;
  • Continually seek opportunities to increase client satisfaction and to develop lasting client relationships;
  • Responsible for managing project risks;
  • Develop and design scalable and adaptable façade/envelope systems for buildings, including curtain walls, cladding, and glazing systems.
  • Design and oversee the manufacturing/fabrication and installation of building envelope systems.
  • Help expand the product offering of façade systems that are efficient, sustainable, and effective in managing heat, air, and moisture transfer.
  • Develop and review design documents, specifications, and manufacture or assembly drawings related to building envelope systems.
  • Assist in updating corporate standards, devise new innovative approaches, apply existing criteria in new manners, and draw conclusions for comparative situations as appropriate.
  • Work closely with architects, contractors, and other design professionals to ensure that building envelope systems are integrated seamlessly into the overall building design.
  • Collaborate and integrate with building partners, suppliers, and external engineering consultants.
  • Use computer modeling and simulation software to evaluate and optimize building envelope performance.
  • Research new building envelope materials, technologies, and systems to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement.
  • Provide technical support and expertise to project teams during all design and manufacture or assembly phases.
  • Conduct building envelope assessments to evaluate the condition of existing systems and recommend repair or replacement strategies.
  • Conduct site inspections and assessments to ensure compliance with building codes.
  • Conduct field inspections and testing of building envelope systems to ensure they meet design specifications and performance requirements.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, including identifying opportunities to streamline processes, improve quality, and reduce waste.
  • Comply with all health and safety rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Comply with our administrative policies and procedures as set forth from time to time.
  • Contribute to team efforts.
  • Complete other duties as we may request which are consistent with your abilities and responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Post-Secondary Education in Engineering or Architectural Technology;
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience as a consultant in building science;
  • P.Eng. designation is preferred, but experienced practitioners with other professional designations will be considered;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing and presentation skills;
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and adaptability to shifting priorities;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • A team player approach to problem solving;
  • The successful candidate must possess a valid class G driver’s license.

Our firm is established based on trust. We do not micromanage and expect our employees as professionals to be responsible for their agenda and timing. We are flexible in all aspects of our work and schedules within reason. We believe in a work-life balance and strive to make the work environment that fosters creativity.

Apply now

Mechanical Project Manager

About the role:

The Building Envelope Lead Engineer is the go-to person for clients and will help build long-term relationships.  

This position will help grow the business through building internal knowledge systems and training our team of engineers and designers. The ideal candidate is well-rounded in building science and structural restoration, including knowledge in roofing, waterproofing, structural rehabilitation, masonry, windows, curtain walls, sealants, EIFS, and site pavements, and other cladding systems. The successful candidate has experience leading project teams with multiple levels of staff, as well as peer reviewing designs, specifications and reports.

Requirements:

  • Co-ordinates and manages mechanical design projects with external consultants, Architects, property managers, contractors and internal team members.
  • Working experience in the building construction industry related to HVAC, plumbing, drainage and fire protection.
  • Participates in project teams and manages assignments within overall project framework.
  • Prepare and review engineering calculations including building heat gain/loss calculations, system friction losses, energy analysis, equipment and material sizing and project cost estimates.
  • Responsible for the selection of equipment and systems.
  • Prepares technical specifications for permit, tender and construction.
  • Create Energy Models from building specifications.
  • Provides construction administration services during construction.
  • Performs detailed site surveys.
  • Manage projects from initial engineering design through to construction completion.
  • Work towards successful project coordination with internal staff and external project team members.
  • Design detailed mechanical drawings, prepare specifications and review estimate costs.
  • Investigate, survey and audit sites.
  • Prepare Tender documents
  • Responsible for managing projects during construction administration.
  • The candidate will have a recognized mechanical engineering degree and license with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) as a P. Eng.
  • 5 years full time Canadian design experience in commercial HVAC, plumbing and building services.
  • In depth knowledge of Design Standards and Codes such as OBC, ASHRAE 90.1, 62.1, CSA B149.1, B44, B52, NFPA 10, 13, 14, 96.
  • Knowledge of commercial building automation systems and DDC controls systems.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit and commercial HVAC load calculation software.
  • Access to transportation for site reviews and inspections.
  • Any other reasonable duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Applied Science (Mechanical Engineering).
  • Strong understanding of engineering theory including Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics and Fluid Dynamics.
  • Superior time management skills. Candidate will work on multiple projects for multiple supervisors with specific time allotments for each.
  • Excellent communications skills. Candidate must communicate professionally and effectively with clients, contractors, peer consultants and fellow employees through various formal documents, email, on the phone and in person.
  • Strong team player and interpersonal skills. Candidate will be involved in teams of various sizes and work with people from various professions and background including, but not limited to: architects, engineers, project managers, CAD staff, contractors and inspectors.  
  • Candidate must be able to organize and coordinate work between team members and keep the project moving forward.
  • Be able to work efficiently under varying amounts of supervision.  
  • Candidate will be responsible for accuracy and quality of assigned work and its timely delivery.  

Our firm is established based on trust. We do not micromanage and expect our employees as professionals to be responsible for their agenda and timing. We are flexible in all aspects of our work and schedules within reason. We believe in a work-life balance and strive to make the work environment that fosters creativity.

Apply now

Electrical EIT

About the role:

The Building Envelope Lead Engineer is the go-to person for clients and will help build long-term relationships.  

This position will help grow the business through building internal knowledge systems and training our team of engineers and designers. The ideal candidate is well-rounded in building science and structural restoration, including knowledge in roofing, waterproofing, structural rehabilitation, masonry, windows, curtain walls, sealants, EIFS, and site pavements, and other cladding systems. The successful candidate has experience leading project teams with multiple levels of staff, as well as peer reviewing designs, specifications and reports.

Requirements:

  • Perform a variety of assignments requiring the application of standard engineering and design techniques.  
  • Work with multi-discipline project teams to develop drawing and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with internal project discipline team members and equipment vendors and manufacturers.
  • Design electrical systems for buildings including lighting, power, and life safety systems.
  • Prepare calculations and specifications.
  • Develop equipment rooms layouts, floor plan, and one-line diagrams.
  • Develop drawings, preliminary layouts, and sketches utilizing computer-assisted design/drafting programs.
  • Perform construction administration tasks.
  • Survey and evaluate existing conditions.
  • Attend client meetings and contribute to discussions.
  • Interact regularly with clients to maintain current relationships and develop new relationships.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with electrical building systems emphasis.
  • Registered as an EIT, or ability to obtain EIT status with PEO.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork, and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to travel to project sites.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Knowledge of building, electrical and energy codes.
  • Previous building design and construction administration experience.

Our firm is established based on trust. We do not micromanage and expect our employees as professionals to be responsible for their agenda and timing. We are flexible in all aspects of our work and schedules within reason. We believe in a work-life balance and strive to make the work environment that fosters creativity.

Apply now

Associate Director
(BC Office Expansion)

About the role:

Reporting to the VP, you will be responsible for managing several mechanical and electrical personnel and projects. The role will have a broad focus encompassing strategic planning, business development, client management, project delivery, operations, and leadership. The successful candidate will also be responsible for supporting the various mechanical and electrical engineering departments to continue their growth and excellent service delivery for engineering services in a consulting environment and on building projects as we expand into the province of BC.

Requirements:

  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT- Is highly respected among peer firms; raises the firm’s profile by being recognized as an expert within own market sector or discipline.
  • LEADERSHIP- Guides the development of staff capabilities; builds a culture that supports productivity, innovation, teamwork, and a high level of professionalism; leads by example.
  • OPERATIONS- Recommends best practices and identifies opportunities for future project profitability and quality and provides on-going reports to Management on the performance of the quality control process with corrective recommendations, when determined to be necessary.
  • CLIENT MANAGEMENT- Participates in the development of comprehensive business solutions that meet or exceed client objectives for new and existing project as well as attends client meetings and makes client presentations as required.
  • PROJECT DELIVERY- Supports the project teams throughout all phases of the project to ensure a high level of service and support to the client while routinely reviewing all work for conformance to design, technical and quality to ensure all requirements are met.
  • STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT- Research and sources new systems, materials, and resources. Analyzes processes, procedures, and working practices to identify and implement changes to increase efficiency, quality, and overall profitability.

Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineer with registration in a Canadian province
  • 10+ years of experience in Mechanical or Electrical Consulting Engineering, with some leadership experience
  • Obtain Government security clearance as required for projects
  • Experience managing a team and growing a business based on market opportunities.
  • Solid knowledge and application of the mechanical and electrical requirements per building codes, energy codes, and other related standards.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Excellent client and project management skills
  • Strong Leadership skills, able to delegate and manage staff and teams
  • LEED® Accredited Professional is preferred but not essential

Our firm is established based on trust. We do not micromanage and expect our employees as professionals to be responsible for their agenda and timing. We are flexible in all aspects of our work and schedules within reason. We believe in a work-life balance and strive to make the work environment that fosters creativity.

What's in it for you:

  • The opportunity to join a rapidly growing firm with a huge reach in the Canadian market
  • Opportunity to work independently with flexibility, and take the lead on projects
  • Excellent compensation package
  • Growing and developing firm that offers the opportunity to progress your career further
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