Lead Mechanical Engineer – 6 month contract

MECHANICAL HVAC ENGINEER – contract position

Contract Length: 6 months

Location: Vancouver, BC

Main Job Responsibilities:
• Organize/plan jobs, write/review specifications, prepare/maintain schedules, develop/monitor estimates and manpower forecasts, assign work, work with p project/client/field, material procurement, permit, and subcontract activities

• Prepare and perform schedules, estimates, progress reports, material forecasts, meetings, procurement activities, etc.

• Assist in audits

• Assist, as required, in the development of department standards and procedures

• Utilize vendor data and work with personnel from other disciplines as required for the performance of designs

• Perform squad check of vendor data and drawings from other disciplines

• Travel, as required, to ensure the successful execution of project and/or department goals

• Develop client relations

• Check contractor drawings and vendor submittals for compliance with codes, standards and project requirements

Capable of taking a project from green-field to as-built

Specific Fire Protection Job Requirements:
• Analyze the fire hazards and determine the scope of fire protection required

• Estimate fire flow rates and pressures for all areas

• Produce a design criteria and discuss alternatives with the insurance underwriters

• Design clean agent extinguishing, foam systems, deluge, wet and dry s sprinklers, standpipes, fire water pumps

• Produce drawings reflecting the designs for either: A) design build contractor to install, or B) a contractor to install

Specific HVAC Job Responsibilities:
• Design HVAC systems for process buildings, electrical buildings, administration buildings

• Analyze the HVAC requirements

• Determine the scope of HVAC required

• Produce a design criteria,

• Estimate HVAC flow rates and equipment power for all areas

• Create HVAC specifications,

• Perform technical bid evaluations for HVAC equipment

Specific Dust Control Job Responsibilities:
• Design dust collection systems for mineral processing plants

• Analyze the dust collection requirements

• Determine the scope of dust collection required

• Produce a design criteria

• Estimate dust collection flow rates and equipment power for all areas

• Create dust collection specifications

• Perform technical bid evaluations for dust collection equipment

Basic Job Requirements

An accredited 4-year Bachelors degree, or equivalent, in Engineering Technology.
– 10 years of related experience.
– Previous EPCM experience as asset.
– Excellent communication skills
– Excellent team player but also able to work independently

Specific Fire Protection Job Requirements:
• A member or eligible to be a member of NFPA, or SFPE

• Working knowledge of North American fire codes and NFPA standards

• Working knowledge of FM and IRI requirements

• Industrial projects – minimum 5 years experience

• Hands-on hydraulic calculations

Specific HVAC Job Requirements:
• A member of ASHRAE

• Working knowledge of North American HVAC codes/standards

• Industrial projects – minimum 5 years experience

• Hands-on heating and cooling calculations

• Plumbing knowledge is an asset

Specific Dust Control Job Requirements:
• Working knowledge of North American codes/standards

• Industrial projects – minimum 5 years experience

• Hands-on duct collection system design including: duct sizing, pressure drop calculations, duct layouts, duct support design, fan selection, fan power calculations.

• Hands-on dust suppression design including water sprays and agglomerate dust suppression systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Membership in technical society

• Advanced knowledge of discipline codes and standards, commercial availability and cost of materials

• Effort-hour estimating and staff forecasting

• Managing and leading a large project

• Project set-up, developing control-level schedules, progress reporting and project close-out

• Practical field experience

• Intermediate computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, e-mail, spreadsheet and electronic presentation programs
Randstad Professionals Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.

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