Mechanical or Environmental Sciences Co-op Student

JOB TITLE Mechanical or Environmental Sciences Co-op Student



Since 1964 the MCW Group has 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 effectively 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 two decades 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.

MCW Custom Energy Solutions is a leading Canadian Energy Services Company (ESCO). We deliver Engineered Single Source energy management services and Performance Guaranteed programs to institutional, educational, industrial, commercial and residential clients. We offer a complete range of energy management services from facility audits through implementation and training to on-going monitoring of savings.

For further Information please check out our website:

MCW Custom Energy Solutions, is currently seeking a self-motivated, hardworking individual to join our team!  This is an excellent opportunity for a Mechanical Engineering Technology student who is interested in pursuing a career in environmental energy savings and is looking to gain valuable hands-on work experience in a fast paced engineering consultancy. This exciting work-integrated learning opportunity, offers the opportunity to work on various performance based energy savings projects in Nunavut (Kivalliq, Iqaluit, Hudson Bay and Baffin Island)

Position:  Mechanical or Environmental Sciences Co-op Student

Objective: The candidate will be a key member of the Energy Services and Mechanical Engineering Team within our Custom Energy Solutions Group.

Location: Winnipeg, MB or Toronto, ON or Halifax, Nova Scotia with the opportunity to work in Iqaluit, Kivalliq, Hudson Bay, Baffin Island

Travel: Some work-related travel will be required for this position, and will be at the cost of the Company.

Start Date: January 7 2019 or a mutually agreed upon earlier date.

Duration: 4-8 month Co-op Term with potential for extension.

Reports to: Program Manager and Construction Manager


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

  • On-site Energy Auditing assistance
  • Assisting with energy savings calculations
  • Assessing the operation of mechanical systems
  • Assisting with the preparation of design drawings, specifications and design packages.
  • Collecting and analyzing equipment operation data.

Education & Experience: 

  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology, or another related discipline such as Sustainable Building Systems.
  • Experience working in a consulting environment or in a field complimentary to energy management is not a requirement but would be an asset.
  • An interest in energy conservation and green building technology.
  • An understanding of building systems and the design and construction process
  • The ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Experience working in a team based environment.

Technical Abilities: 

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel
  • Some knowledge of MS Visio and/or AutoCAD is considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with HVAC systems is considered an asset.

Expected Competencies: 

In order to be successful in this position, the candidate will be expected to possess the following competencies:

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

Continuous Learning- Identifying and addressing learning and development needs to enhance own performance 

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

Interactive Communication- Listening to others and communicating articulately, fostering open communication 

Problem Solving-Identifying problems and the solutions to them 

Writing Skills - Ability to communicate ideas and information in writing to ensure that information and messages are understood and have the desired impact 

Interested applicants please apply online or send your application to including the “Mechanical Engineering or Environmental Sciences Co-op Student”, 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.

MCW Group of Companies welcomes and encourages applications from Inuk or Inuit people in compliance with the Nunavummi Nagminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti (NNI Policy) 2017. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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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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