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Mechanical Engineer

IBI Group

IBI Group

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets.

We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

Arcadis is searching for a skilled Mechanical Engineer to join its growing team.

Are you looking to be a part of a team that specialises in the design, tendering and contract administration of mechanical systems such as HVAC, process exhaust, hydronics, plumbing, fire protection, etc? You will have the opportunity to work on projects in Toronto, as well as collaborating with other Arcadis offices all throughout North America.The ideal candidate will possess extensive expertise in HVAC, plumbing & drainage, and fire protection systems, as well as hands-on experience with process engineering systems such as compressed air and fueling systems. Detailed knowledge of the Ontario Building Code, National Building Code, as well as ASHRAE and NFPA standards, is essential. Are you looking for a place to grow your professional career?

Working within our Design & Engineering teams, you'll create some of the world’s most iconic and ground-breaking structures and spaces that transform the world around us, from making journeys easier to opening public places that bring people together.

This role sits within our global business area Places. We work with our clients around the world to create, support, and enhance smart, safe and sustainable places where people live, work, learn and thrive. Places impact on the quality of people’s lives. Whether new homes, shops, workplaces, schools and hospitals, manufacturing, research and development facilities, or data and distribution centers. People and communities thrive when the spaces in which they live, work, move and play are designed and managed in a way that best meets their needs.

Role accountabilities:

  • Contributing to the design and development of mechanical systems for building projects while ensuring compliance with relevant codes and standards
  • Collaborating with senior engineers to support the implementation of process engineering systems
  • Participating in site assessments and reviews to verify the performance and functionality of mechanical systems
  • Providing technical support to project teams, contractors, and clients, and actively participating in project planning and coordination efforts
  • Assisting in the preparation of engineering calculations, reports and staying updated with advancements in mechanical engineering technologies and best practices
  • Coordinate with architectural team and other engineering disciplines, and actively participate in project planning and budgeting
  • Design and engineer building-related systems, including HVAC, hydronics, plumbing, drainage, fire protection, controls and building automation systems
  • Support the design of industrial systems such as compressed air, lubrication, and fueling systems, as well as service connections for machine installations
  • Analyze heating and cooling loads using computerized methods
  • Develop and write engineering study reports
  • Ensure compliance with applicable codes and standards during design development, and coordinate with the energy analysis team for compliance with energy standards
  • Take responsibility for the production of construction documents and construction administration for projects, and review and approve technical documentation
  • Conduct quality assurance checks, foster innovation, and drive continuous improvement within the engineering team


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Possess 7-10 years of experience in mechanical design for industrial and transit facilities, with a strong background in automotive facilities being an asset
  • Hold a professional engineering license (P.Eng.) and have a comprehensive understanding of AutoCAD MEP, MicroStation, Revit, 3D software, and related tools
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills for effective internal and client interactions
  • Exhibit the ability to work on multiple project assignments
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada without sponsorship
  • Show proven experience in collaborating with clients, contractors, and other consultants
  • Possess an excellent understanding of the Ontario Building Code, Ontario Fire Code, Plumbing Code, NFPA, ASHRAE standards
  • Familiar with TSSA Fuel & Pressure vessel codes, and industrial ventilation standards, among other relevant industrial standards is an addon asset

Additional Information

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network, and Diversity & Inclusion Council. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. The related salary, compensation and benefits will be discussed in detail with the considered candidates for this position.

As part of Arcadis' selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.