Mechanical Engineer

JOB TITLE Mechanical Engineer

LOCATION Halifax

JOB DESCRIPTION

Since 1964 the MCW Group of companies have built a solid reputation for the delivery of Professional Consulting Engineering Services, Energy Management Services, and Engineering Development Services.

The systems designed by the MCW Group of Companies are built to deliver energy in the form of lighting, heating and cooling, as well as information in the form of voice and data. By the very nature of the solutions provided, the MCW Group of Companies help to create the environments required for Clients to live, educate, work, play, and heal.

We have created for our clients the largest block of verified carbon emissions savings of any Canadian consulting firm. For more than a decade and a half MCW Consultants Ltd., and its sister company, MCW Custom Energy Solutions Ltd. have been providing sustainable building designs with the goal to permanently reduce our clients' environmental footprint and create sustainable communities.

For further Information please check out our website: www.mcw.com.

Our Company is currently seeking a self-motivated, hardworking Mechanical Engineer to join our Halifax office.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to gain valuable hands-on work experience in a dynamic team-based working environment.

Position: Mechanical Engineer

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Responsibilities: The Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepare the concept design and complete load calculations, schematics, equipment selection and system concept report.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines internally as well as externally with consultants and architects
  • Prepare the contract documents including the specifications.
  • Conduct site visits during the construction phase. 
  • Work with the field review team during the construction phase and ensure ASHRAE compliance and LEED where applicable.
  • Update the schedule regularly as agreed to for the project
  • Evaluate shop drawing reviews.
  • Provide the Project Manager with various status reports
  • Escalate resource issues to the appropriate Project Manager
  • Assist in sourcing new work and maintaining existing client base

Qualifications, Experience and Education:

  • Post-secondary education in Mechanical Engineering or another relevant discipline such as Building Systems
  • Professional Engineering Designation (P.Eng.) or Eligibility for licensing in the Province of Nova Scotia
  • 5 - 7+ years of engineering and/or design coordination experience in the consulting industry
  • Experience in multi-disciplined project coordination and management

Required Skills:

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and REVIT is an asset
  • Require comprehensive knowledge of current engineering principles and practices, complemented with a strong knowledge of project management concepts and practices
  • Experience conducting site visits would be an asset.
  • Able to communicate ideas and recommendations to non-engineer team members in a clear manner
  • Knowledge of Canadian/American Engineering standards
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization, including executives
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures

Job Specific Competencies:

Analytical Thinking – Analyzing and synthesizing complex situations and information to understand issues identify options and support sound decision-making

Attention to Detail – Working in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner

Client Focus – Provides added value through service excellence to internal and/or external clients

Continuous Learning – Identifying and addressing learning and developmental needs to enhance own performance

Decision Making – Making decisions involving varied levels of risk and ambiguity

Information Gathering and Processing – Locating and collecting data from appropriate sources and analyzing it to prepare meaningful and concise reports that summarize the information

Problem Solving – Identifying problems and the solutions to them

Resilience – Remains energized and focused in the face of ambiguity, change or strenuous demands

Results Management – Organizes time, work and resources to accomplish objectives in the most effect and efficient way

Teamwork – Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals

Interested applicants, please send your application to careers@mcw.com including the position title and “Halifax” in the subject line.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls, please.

MCW Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer.

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MCW offers competitive salaries, performance bonuses, health, dental, life benefit plans and other benefits. We appreciate the opportunity to review your resume and your interest in MCW. We maintain a copy of your resume on file for a period of six months in the event a suitable opportunity should arise. Please continue to check back on MCW's Career Page for upcoming and exciting job opportunities.

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