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Mechanical Project Manager (Contract Administration)

Mechanical Project Manager (Contract Administration)

Overview

DEI Consulting Engineers is a professional mechanical and electrical consulting engineering firm providing services to architects and building owners in the building service industry since 1999.  With a comprehensive list of completed projects ranging from residential, education, institutional, recreational, and commercial, DEI & Associates Inc. has the experience to provide full service mechanical and electrical consulting for any building.

DEI Consulting Engineer’s client base includes school boards, universities, regional government agencies, private owners, etc. A sampling of buildings that services are provided would include: public schools (new construction and renovations), residential condominiums and apartments, industrial facilities, retail interior fit-ups, office buildings, chain stores, etc.

DEI Consulting Engineer’s goal is to hire a Mechanical Project Manager (Contract Administration) looking to develop and continue their career in the building service industry. DEI Consulting Engineers is looking to grow their mechanical design team by adding a competent, driven, and self-motivated individual that will represent DEI Consulting Engineers as the main point of contact for our Mechanical Team for projects in construction.  Responsibilities will include visiting sites, preparing site reviewing noting progress, workmanship, specific site concerns, and deficiencies, shop drawing review, review of monthly draws and other change costs, participation in resolving site problems and issues, and coordination with our internal mechanical design team.

The ideal candidate would be a highly effective communicator, team player, be able to work well under pressure, and be able to communicate effectively and concisely with all levels of individuals from trades, consultant team, and owners.  The candidate must have knowledge and experience with HVAC systems, plumbing and drainage, fire protection, construction details and methodologies through either design & site supervision experience or construction / trade experience or a combination of both.

This position would require the individual to travel to multiple sites throughout the week across Ontario.  Travel to sites in other provinces across Canada would also be required.  A flexible Monday to Friday schedule would be required to suit specific project requirements.

Qualifications

 This role requires a candidate with excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with contractors, owners, architects, and other individuals during the construction period through in person and electronic communication.  The role requires someone who acts in a professional manner, is organized, and can enforce contractual requirements when necessary.

The successful candidate needs at minimum 7 to 10 years of construction experience ideally as an Ontario College of Trades licensed Plumber or Sheet Metal trade working on relevant construction projects.  The individual should have a strong understanding of construction methodology, coordination between trades, and construction details.  Candidates need to have an in-depth understanding of relevant mechanical codes, construction practices, and the ability to effectively analyze costs (manpower and materials) for changes that occur during construction.

Technically, the successful candidate must have a thorough understanding of mechanical HVAC systems, equipment, plumbing, drainage, fire protection, materials, methodologies for installing these systems, and understanding of workmanship and best practices.

The role will require the successful candidate to be capable of effectively utilizing a variety of software and hardware in their daily tasks, including Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, etc.), Bluebeam (PDF Editors), 360-degree cameras, regular cameras, etc.

 Role Overview

 As a Mechanical Project Manager (Contract Administration) your role would involve managing the day-to-day progress and requirements for a variety of assigned projects through pre-construction to post-construction.  This role would require the individual to work in conjunction with the mechanical design team to develop practical and cost-effective solutions to construction issues, manage client expectations during construction, and work collaboratively with trades to ensure each project is constructed to a high standard.

The roles main responsibilities include on-site review of construction with relevant trades and completing follow-up site reviews in a timely manner, and attendance at construction meetings.   Off-site responsibilities include shop drawing review, responding to RFI’s, coordinating, and preparing changes, SI’s, etc. in conjunction with the respective design team for the project.  In addition, the role would require the individual to manage projects where DEI & Associates Inc. is the prime consultant.  Experience with these requirements is considered an asset.

In addition to the management of construction projects, this role would require individuals to assist the design team in surveying and gather relevant information for projects that are beginning the design phase.    These responsibilities would include visiting sites as required to thoroughly survey existing conditions as needed to suit the scope of the project.

This role will require the individual to travel daily to assigned sites for work and will require flexibility in the individuals’ Monday to Friday work schedule (potentially before or after standard work hours).  Travel requirements typically are in Southern Ontario, however, travel throughout Canada will be required depending on assigned projects.

 Application Process

 Interested individuals are to send their Cover Letter and Resume to careers@deiassociates.ca.  Please note the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.  We appreciate the time and effort put forth by all applicants, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Aquatic Designer

Position Details

Role Title                                Aquatic Designer

Start Date                              September 2021

Job Location                          Waterloo, Ontario

Discipline                               Aquatic

Overview

Aquatic Design & Engineering, a division of DEI Consulting Engineers is a rapidly expanding aquatic design firm devoted to providing exceptionally designed aquatic systems in the commercial aquatics industry across Canada.  Aquatic Design & Engineering is well known within the aquatic industry for our progressive and innovative designs and exceptional client service from project conception thru commissioning.

Aquatic Design & Engineering’s goal is to hire an aquatic designer that is looking to develop their knowledge and experience in the aquatic industry. Aquatic Design & Engineering is looking to grow our aquatic design team by adding a competent, driven, and self-motivated individual that is looking to develop their technical knowledge, project management capabilities, and consulting experience.

The ideal candidate would be a team player, be able to work well under pressure and tight deadlines and have the ability to communicate effectively and concisely with office staff as well as with clients. The ideal candidate would have experience with creating construction documentation packages, project management, and knowledge of aquatic systems or design.

Qualifications

This position is intended for an individual that has prior experience with the creation of construction document packages within either an industrial/process, aquatic, or building service setting.  Prior job experience with an engineering consulting firm is considered an asset. All candidates should bring excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment.  Further qualifications for this role include:

  • Minimum of three (3) year’s of experience in drafting / creating construction documentation.
  • Architectural and/or Mechanical Technology Diploma.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadline and deliverable dates while working on a number of ongoing projects.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and standard computer software such as Microsoft Office.
  • Familiarity with construction drawings, processes, written specifications, and codes.
  • High levels of attention to detail, retention of design approaches, and ability to draw on past experiences and apply to current situations.
  • Ability to think both critically and analytically while applying problem solving and decision making skills in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience with Revit, database knowledge, and Python and/or Visual Programming languages are an asset.
  • Experience with aquatic systems is considered an asset.

 

Role Overview

As an Aquatic Designer, your role will include working on a variety of aquatic design project under the mentorship of the Aquatic Project Manager.  The position focuses on developing your aquatic design knowledge within the aquatics industry completing relevant design calculations, coordination of aquatic elements with other disciplines, and preparation of aquatic design documentation.  An overview of responsibilities is listed below.

  • Assist Senior and Intermediate staff to develop aquatic systems designs for assigned projects including preparing documentation (drawings, specifications, etc.) for permit, tender, and construction.
  • Coordination of aquatic elements with various disciplines, i.e. mechanical equipment, power connections, etc.
  • Performing and completing design calculations as required for various systems including filtration systems, piping, etc.
  • Assist with completing system audits of existing conditions, preparing reports, and surveying existing conditions for projects.
  • Assist with preparing project specific specifications, review of shop drawings, attending design meetings in office / on site, attend conference calls as necessary.
  • Assist with tender / contract administration deliverables including preparing supplemental instructions, addenda, change notices, etc.
  • Other miscellaneous tasks assigned by the Aquatics Team Lead.

Projects may include working on aquatic facilities in a variety of settings such as residential / mixed-use developments, outdoor facilities, new recreational centres, private pools, and other settings.

Application Process
Interested individuals are to send their cover letter and resume to careers@deiassociates.ca. Please note the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. We appreciate the time and effort put forth by all applicants, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

How to Apply

Our firm is always looking for individuals who are interested in making the building service industry their career.

Interested individuals are to send their cover letter and resume to careers@deiassociates.ca. Please note the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

If there are no open positions posted, please feel free to email your cover letter and resume to careers@deiassociates.ca and our office will review.

We appreciate the time and effort put forth by all applicants, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

DEI & Associates Inc. is centrally located in Southern Ontario with our head office located in Waterloo and a satellite office located in Hamilton.

Our Accessibility Policy

Waterloo Office

55 Northland Road
Waterloo, ON N2V 1Y8

T: 519-725-3555
F: 519-725-2515
E: dei@deiassociates.ca

Hamilton Office

7 Innovation Drive, Unit 210
Dundas, ON L9H 7H9

T: 519-725-3555
F: 519-725-2515
E: dei@deiassociates.ca

DEI & Associates Inc. is centrally located in Southern Ontario with our head office located in Waterloo and a satellite office located in Hamilton.

Our Accessibility Policy

Waterloo Office

55 Northland Road, Waterloo, ON N2V 1Y8
T: 519-725-3555 • F: 519-725-2515
E: dei@deiassociates.ca

Hamilton Office

7 Innovation Drive, Unit 210, Dundas, ON L9H 7H9
T: 519-725-3555 • F: 519-725-2515
E: dei@deiassociates.ca

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