TriMac Engineering is currently seeking a senior mechanical, electrical, civil or structural engineer to be a key team member and will have the opportunity to leave their mark on the company as we expand into the Halifax market. The successful candidate will be have a solid mix of project design and management experience, as well as experience managing and to help us expand our capabilities in order to continue our growth and to take advantage of new opportunities throughout Nova Scotia and beyond. The senior engineer will report to the company principals.
Function as a key member of the TriMac Engineering team as we expand into the Halifax market. Assist in assembling a top-notch Halifax-based multidiscipline team to execute projects on time and on budget for our clients and to support the existing Sydney team as required.
Lead engineering projects for the company from concept stage to final commissioning and inspection.
Lead the project design of your engineering discipline and supervise and manage multidiscipline teams in successfully executing projects.
Coordinate projects with clients, architects and contractors.
Draft technical specifications and reports for project execution.
Assess life cycle costs of various systems.
Participate in worksite construction inspections of work and generate deficiency reports.
Provide support to technical personnel.
Travel to job sites individually and with other staff to gather relevant design data, take measurements and to inspect work performed by contractors and prepare construction inspection/deficiency reports. Occasional overnight travel to remote locations and Sydney office will be required.
Bachelor of Engineering Degree in mechanical, electrical or civil engineering from an accredited university.
Registered P.Eng. with Engineers Nova Scotia.
12+ years of mechanical, electrical, civil or structural engineering technical work experience and project management experience in building systems including development of design packages for construction.
Required technical experience for mechanical engineer: experience in the design of mechanical systems for commercial, institutional and industrial buildings. This includes HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, building automation systems, and specialized building services.
Required technical experience for electrical engineer: experience in the design of electrical systems for commercial, institutional and industrial buildings. This includes low voltage distribution, lighting, security, fire alarm and structured wiring systems.
Required technical experience for civil/earthworks/municipal engineer: experience in the design of civil/municipal works and infrastructure such as roads/highways, urban water/wastewater systems, water/wastewater treatment facilities, earthworks/landscapes, and/or site servicing.
Required technical experience for structural engineer: experience in the design of commercial, institutional and industrial building structures, bridges, etc. using spreadsheet-based calculations and industry standard design tools.
Working knowledge of relevant safety, environmental, building, electrical, plumbing and fire codes and regulations; dependent upon engineering discipline.
Class 5 driver’s license and use of own vehicle; some travel required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to successfully lead a multidiscipline team in executing projects under pressure and tight deadlines.
Project management experience. Possession of PMP designation is an asset.
The ability to multi-task multiple projects on multiple deadlines and delegate when appropriate to more junior staff.
The ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and project conditions.
Independent self-starter, able to work productively both individually and as part of a team, as well as to provide technical guidance to junior staff during projects.
Market knowledge of the Halifax Region.
Project experience in municipal, provincial and federal government sector an asset.
Knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D and/or Revit MEP an asset.
TriMac Engineering Inc. is pleased to offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, paired with a benefits package including but not limited to medical, dental and vision coverage.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and feel that you are the right candidate for the job, please apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading Senior Engineer in the subject line.