Mechanical Engineer

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Are you a critical thinker, and problem-solver? Do you have a well-developed understanding of acts, codes, and engineering practices? If so, Adecco is currently hiring a permanent full-time Mechanical Engineer to work in Ottawa, ON. This position offers the opportunity to work for a leader in the Engineering Consulting industry, and a chance to work with an amazing team!

We are seeking an individual that possesses a great understanding of theories and principles, and has proficient skills in tools, methods, techniques, and practices. If this sounds like you, get your foot in the door and work for a leader in the Engineering Consulting industry by applying today!

** Must be eligible to clear high-level security clearance with numerous organizations.

  • Location: Ottawa, ON
  • Shift: Monday to Friday 
  • Job type: Permanent | Full-time
  • Responsibilities:

  • Review project plans, requirements, and budgets in order to assist senior engineer in determining client’s needs and provide value engineering.
  • Provide interdisciplinary coordination and information sharing with in-house electrical department and project engineer, as well as other consultants.
  • Design clear, concise project layout & system drawings and plans using AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Verify drawings and plans for compliance with applicable regulations, contract specifications and engineering principles with respect to HVAC, plumbing, utilities and fire protection through system analysis and familiarization with products.
  • Adhere to standards such as ASHRAE, SMACNA, OBC and NFPA in all design work.
  • Verify measurements, materials specified, and locations for placement of components.
  • Prepare applications and assemble exhibits for permit approvals.
  • Revise plans and drawings according to comments from regulatory agencies and other reviewers.
  • Modify existing project drawing database to maintain an up-to-date as-built state.
  • Prepare fee estimates and construction cost proposals.
  • Assist with project management, with project engineer’s authorization, including provision of mechanical design services, following the project’s progress from tender issue though construction completion via site surveys, site inspections and client correspondence.
  • Review progress billings and CCO’s from contractor and revisions to plans.
  • Provide system analysis and energy/cooling load calculations.
  • Contribute to ongoing refinement of AutoCAD procedures and office standards.
  • Apply stamp sign drawings and documents, as requested.
  • Requirements and Qualifications: 

  • 1.5 - 2 years minimum experience required working in the same industry
  • Must be legally eligible to work, and reside in Canada
  • Possession of a valid P.Eng. or CET designation preferred.
  • Must be eligible to clear high-level security clearance with numerous organizations, as required.
  • AutoCAD and MSOffice proficiency and a willingness to learn new technology as the market demands
  • Building systems’ equipment operation and installation procedures implementation
  • Heating/cooling load analysis software to calculate heating/cooling loads
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • Strong understanding of Acts, codes, and Engineering practices:

  • Ontario & National Building Codes
  • NFPA
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers
  • C.S.A. Standards
  • Plumbing, Ontario Gas Utilization & Fire Codes
  • Model National Energy Code for Buildings
  • Operating Engineers Act
  • National Master Specification
  • Utility Requirements
  • Local by-laws
  • Well-developed understanding of theories and principles:

  • Mathematics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Statics and dynamics
  • Heat transfer and heating, ventilation and air conditioning ducting and equipment design
  • Plumbing layout and sizing
  • Utilities design and layout
  • Fire protection design
  • Proficient skills in tools, methods, techniques, and practices:

  • Pump selection sizing
  • Hands on experience with Revit
  • Refrigeration cycle and Psychometric chart application
  • Here's why you should apply:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits once qualified
  • The opportunity to work for a leader in the Engineering industry, project diversity, and a chance to work with amazing team!
  • All positions offer career development opportunities
  • Job security
  • A great chance to learn with the best in your field.
  • Are you interested in this position? Apply now! Our dynamic team of recruiters will reach out if you qualify for this role.


    • Apply with Adecco

    Reference number CA_EN_1_021956_2101436

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