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WSP Canada

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Buildings

Ottawa, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
WSP's Electrical & Mechanical team engages in the design of healthcare, educational, commercial, residential, recreational and light industrial facilities, with a specialization in large and complex projects, sustainable developments, and projects utilizing Alternate Delivery methods including Public-Private Partnerships (P3).

If you are keen to take on some of the most exciting projects and to be part of a winning international team; you will get to work and display your skill with colleagues on a local, national and international stage.

Why WSP?

  • 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, 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.

A day in the life:

• You will work directly with the Senior Management team in with minimal supervision;

• Support design projects from start to finish applying a high level of technical, professional engineering and consulting expertise;

• Familiar with National, Provincial and Municipal Codes and Standards. Ensures the design documents meet established project criteria and applicable standards. Coordinates the preparation of engineering specifications and drawings;

• Responsible for researching and implementing new technology designs as required to meet client's objectives;

• Utilizes industry specific software and related technologies in design and analysis;

• Participates in client management, business development and proposal preparation activities;

• Prepare engineering design including calculations, specification and drawings for the following building systems: HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection and Fuel systems.

• You will be responsible to manage some projects including financial review and maintaining budget and meeting milestones deliverables;

• Attend design and coordination meetings;

• Responsible for reviewing project construction and manage construction engineering correspondence.

• Peer review junior engineers work;

• Develop and mentor a high performing team of junior staff;

• You will ensure compliance with all staff within the department with WSP policies, practices, procedures and protocols.

• You will develop and implement design and production standards related to our engineering practice.

We'd love to hear from you if you have...

• Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution or proof of equivalent.

• 10+ years of related experience in a mechanical consulting engineering environment.

• Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario (P. Eng.).

• You currently hold or able to obtain a secret level security clearance.

• LEED Accreditation and sustainable design experience are highly desirable qualifications.

• PMP designation or willingness to pursue this designation is desirable.

• Proficiency with AutoCAD, Carrier Hourly Analysis (HAP) or Trane TRACE software, and Microsoft Office (word, excel, power point, outlook) are required.

• Proficiency with MEP Revit is highly desirable.

• Must have excellent leadership, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills with a strong desire and ability to collaborate and problem solve in an integrated team environment.
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.