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WSP Canada

Mechanical Engineer - Commercial Buildings

Posted 3 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

This is a great time to join WSP as we grow our teams! You will be responsible for the production of engineering drawings and design with emphasis on the Commercial and Tenant Fit-out sectors (Commercial Office Buildings, Warehouse and Retail). In addition, you will provide input in client and stakeholder meetings, representing and championing the WSP brand and mission objectives with support from senior engineers. You will be a technical resource and will help to guide junior engineers and EITs to aid in production of drawings and design

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:
  • Participate in the design of plans, preliminary estimations and details for Commercial and Tenant Fit-out projects (Commercial Office buildings, Warehouses, Retail Stores and more);
  • Design of various building systems including but not limited to Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Hydronic Heating and Cooling Systems, Plumbing, Sanitary, Strom Water, Natural Gas Piping, Basic Conceptual Fire Protection and Sprinkler, and high-level Building Automation System (BAS);
  • Preparing contract document and working with junior Engineers, designers and 3D modelers;
  • Design, size and calculate the hydronic load for heating and cooling systems and piping, size sanitary and storm piping systems including pumps, natural gas load calculation and pipe layout design, fire protection and sprinkler system design, clean agent fire suppression system design;
  • Review AutoCAD drawings, and provide clash detection for Revit 3D modeling;
  • Perform individually or as a team member with under direct supervision of senior Engineers;
  • Take ownership of small size projects as an aspiring project manager and Design Engineer throughout the project life cycle;

What you'll bring to WSP:
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and registered P.Eng. with PEO;
  • 6 to 10 years' of experience designing mechanical systems for transportation, commercial, healthcare and light industrial projects including but not limited to: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Hydronic Heating and Cooling Systems, Plumbing, Sanitary, Strom Water, Natural Gas Piping, Basic Conceptual Fire Protection and Sprinkler, and high-level Building Automation System (BAS);
  • Extensive understanding of building mechanical engineering requirement, knowledge of utility companies, authorities having jurisdiction, applicable codes and standards such as Ontario Building Code (OBC), CSA, ASHRAE, NFPA, SMACNA, etc.;
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skill with team members and other disciplines. Detail oriented, enthusiastic, organized, hard worker, and team player;
  • Thorough understanding of project management technical requirement to prepare schedules and resourcing;
  • Expert in mechanical software such as AutoCAD, Revit, Carrier HAP, duct and pipe sizing, and equipment selection.

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 2024-07-13

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