Mechanical Engineer-in-Training

The Mechanical Engineer in Training is responsible to assist an Engineer in the design of mechanical systems including HVAC, plumbing, drainage and fire protection.


Business Development

  • Work to develop strong, ongoing relationships with clients, building operators, contractors and other members of the Design Team

General Management

  • Lead by example, following proper procedures.
  • Participate in training courses and show initiative for professional development.
  • Provide insightful and enthusiastic assistance to other staff.
  • Schedule workload appropriately, maximizing productive time.
  • Work enthusiastically with the Group to accomplish common objectives.


  • Attend client design meeting.
  • Attend coordination meetings.
  • Check drawings for quality control using checklist.
  • Comply with company Design Standards and CAD Standards.
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines including Electrical, Architectural and Structural.
  • Create working drawings with AutoCAD. Develop mechanical system schematics and riser diagrams.
  • Engineer systems in accordance with OBC, NFPA, ASHRAE and/or other relevant Codes and Standards.
  • Exploit sustainable and energy efficient opportunities as appropriate. Identify and coordinate required site services.
  • Liaise with local utilities, municipalities and authorities as required.
  • Maintain design files in an organized and up-to-date fashion in accordance with company Project Management Standards.
  • Monitor drawing production.
  • Perform energy simulations using energy modelling software. Perform heat gain/loss calculations.
  • Perform site audits to confirm existing conditions. Prepare “Design Brief”.
  • Prepare block layouts and assist with space planning. Prepare CCN and SI as required.
  • Prepare control schematics, point lists and sequences of operation.
  • Prepare Engineering Reports as required.
  • Prepare equipment schedules for fans, pumps, coils, etc.
  • Produce detailed specifications using Master Specification.
  • Provide periodic site reviews and attend site meetings as required during construction.
  • Report to Group Leader any project related quality, speed or scheduling issue.
  • Review and comment on shop drawing submittals. Size and select equipment including fans, pumps, boilers, chillers, heat exchangers, coils, expansion tanks, etc

Skills & Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of REVIT will be preferred and considered an asset
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of building services is an asset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Engineering programs
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Superior problem-solving and analytical skills


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