- Microsoft Excel
- Mechanical engineering
- Microsoft Powerpoint
- Mechanical knowledge
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.
We have over 55,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 9,800+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.
The excellence we bring to our work and to our workplace has been recognized far and wide. We are among the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies two years in a row, one of the Top 100 Sustainable Companies in the World (and among the Top 10 in Canada), and we earned Platinum Elite Recognition through our participation in more than half of Canada's Top 100 Infrastructure Projects.
At WSP :
We value our people and our reputation
We are locally dedicated with international scale
We are future focused and challenge the status quo
We foster collaboration in everything we do
We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable
WSP is currently seeking an Intermediate or Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our growing multidiscipline Building Sciences Team, located at our Winnipeg office. This team is part of our Canada-wide Building Sciences practice with over 200 team members working in an integrated practice from coast to coast.
We value and are committed to upholding a culture of Inclusion and Belonging
Our Flexible Work Policy – we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.
We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.
Why WSP Building Sciences?
Building Science encompasses a broad range of scientific and practical knowledge on the design, performance, construction, rehabilitation, maintenance and operation of new and existing buildings.
With buildings being one of the major contributors of greenhouse gases to the environment, working to improve the design and operation of buildings has a positive impact on our environment and our daily lives, especially as most of us live, work and play in a wide range of building types.
Building Sciences deals with key aspects of the building envelope including cladding systems, insulation, air and vapour control, windows and doors, roofing and related systems, and parkade waterproofing to name a few.
Our Building Sciences Mechanical and Electrical practice deals with many mechanical and electrical systems in existing buildings including assessments and reporting, upgrading of existing systems, design of new systems, re-commissioning of existing systems and commissioning of new systems. It also deals with the design of systems for new buildings and facilities.
Building Sciences is a dynamic field where advancement in knowledge, techniques and practices is always evolving through new technologies and practices. This is a field where your work can support the advancement of improvements to our built environment and have a true impact on the future.
We are involved in a wide variety of projects and you will have the opportunity to gain an ever-growing range of experience not always found in some careers.
WSP Building Sciences has a comprehensive Centres of Excellence (COE) program developing best practices and providing training and mentoring to all our staff. You will have the opportunity to participate in this program as a member of our Building Sciences team.
Our Building Science team in Winnipeg works as part of an integrated team that also includes project managers, structural, mechanical, electrical, and civil specialists that work on a wide array of projects across Western Canada and the North.
In our Winnipeg office, we provide Building Sciences services that include:
Design and commissioning of new building envelope systems and components
Design and commissioning of new building mechanical and electrical systems;
Upgrading and recommissioning of existing building mechanical and electrical systems;
Building Condition Assessments for existing buildings, building envelopes, parkades and sites including mechanical and electrical systems;
Reserve Fund Studies for condominiums;
Design of remediation and rehabilitation projects for buildings and building systems of all types; and
Tender and construction period engineering services to support our design projects.
These positions may also have the opportunity to work on projects in other provinces both from the Winnipeg office and in the field.
We also provide prime consulting services on a wide range of other building and development projects that provide opportunities to be involved in commercial, industrial and infrastructure projects for a wide range of clients.
This position has great career advancement opportunities for the right candidate.
Reporting to the Manager, Electrical-Mechanical, this position will provide technical leadership on a wide variety of projects and will work closely with our Mechanical and Electrical Team members, Building Sciences Engineers and our Building Science Consultants.
A day in the life:
Provide senior consulting engineering knowledge to tasks on mechanical design & assessment projects;
Take professional responsibility for your projects;
Lead mechanical design projects and project teams;
Lead and/or assist with building condition assessments, evaluations, audits, designs & site reports;
Design of HVAC systems;
Design of plumbing and fire-protection systems;
Design of specialized piping systems, such as those for laboratory gases, and waste liquids;
Analysis of the building’s heating, ventilation, and cooling loads;
Perform engineering calculations;
Supervise staff conducting construction period site reviews monitoring quality of mechanical construction and repairs;
Liaise with contractors, sub-consultants and engineering disciplines;
Contribute to the contract administration process on projects;
Accept responsibility for project tasks, deliverables and outcomes;
Apply sustainable thinking and practices within project delivery; and
Contribute to the knowledge systems within the building science mechanical practice.
We'd love to hear from you if you have ...
This position may fit the education and experience of a wide range of candidates. Preferred qualifications include combinations of the following:
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering;
A minimum of 10 years (intermediate) or 15 years (senior) recent experience in consulting engineering or industry design experience where you personally provided detailed design and professional responsibility for mechanical systems is mandatory;
Experience with Building Condition Assessment and Reserve Fund Study reporting is an asset but not a requirement;
Candidates will be currently registered with Engineers & Geoscientists Manitoba (EGM) as a P. Eng. (or eligible to register immediately), registration in other Provinces is an asset;
Demonstrates a passion for building mechanical system design and construction;
Exceptional time-management and organizational skills; attention to detail and strong work ethic;
Strong oral and written communication skills including presentation skills;
Knowledge of mechanical systems and construction processes for new and existing systems;
Working knowledge of Canada and Manitoba Building Codes, CSA standards, and ASHRAE standards;
Knowledge and skills using AutoCAD and/or Revit is advantageous;
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
A team player with an entrepreneurial attitude and a desire to work with successful, energetic people;
Strong at multi-tasking, organized and able to adapt to shifting priorities;
Ability to travel to project sites within western Canada and the North and to work extended and various hours when required;
The ability to work at heights (suitable training will be provided);
Acceptance and cooperation to work in a respectful workplace environment;
Experience and training in Workplace Health and Safety protocol and experience in reading and following Safe Work Practices and Procedures is an asset; and
Valid driver's license in good standing. (Abstract may be requested)
Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe and the growing list of our clients including vaccination status as part of their mandated health and safety requirements to work with them, you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to WSP as a condition of employment. You may also be required to undergo additional immunization to maintain a fully vaccinated status against COVID-19 whenever local Public Health Authorities recommend additional immunization.
Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.
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