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WSP Canada

Mechanical Engineer - Buildings

Posted 4 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the WSP Buildings team in our Kingston office . You will collaborate on multi-disciplinary teams in the application of plumbing, drainage, HVAC, and fire protection design knowledge for a wide range of projects spanning the commercial, residential, institutional, and educational sectors.

Why choose WSP?
  • 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.

#WeAre WSP

What you can expect to do here:
  • Design, model and coordinate the various mechanical systems including HVAC ventilation and hydronics, controls, plumbing, drainage, and fire protection.
  • Our designers are involved with every stage of a project right from design development, through to the end of construction. You will undertake design calculations and prepare design packages for plumbing, HVAC and fire protection systems in buildings retrofit or new projects.
  • Work in a multi-disciplinary team with close liaison with the mechanical trade contractor in a collaborative design assist environment.
  • Be responsible for the preparation of drawings for construction design packages.
  • Complete engineering studies and assessments with accompanying reports
  • Use CAD or Revit software to create MEP drawings
  • Compile and prepare specifications relevant to each project
  • Manage communications with clients and other consultants
  • Manage deadlines, lead coordination efforts with other disciplines or consultants, and oversee quality of deliverables
  • Review shop drawings and reply to requests for information submitted by contractors during construction phase
  • Prepare change notices, change orders and payment certificates as part of contract administration during construction
  • Conduct site surveys during investigative/design phases and complete routine site reviews during construction as part of the obligation to complete general reviews per OBC and to assure adherence to contract documents
  • Assist and contribute to the preparation of proposals and fees

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Professional Engineer licensed in Ontario at a minimum.
  • 5+ years of experience in the design of plumbing, HVAC, and fire protection systems
  • Well versed and familiar with applicable codes and standards including, but not limited to, the Ontario Building Code, ASHRAE, NFPA, CSA
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and Excel
  • Self-motivated with strong verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • A \"can do\" attitude, able to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Ability to adapt to fluctuating workloads and expedited timelines
  • Ability to manage multiple projects

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ 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.


  • 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

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

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.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-14

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