hvac mechanical engineer-10896, Burnaby

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HVAC Mechanical Engineer

This is a HVAC Mechanical Engineer opportunity in BC. with the largest power distribution organization in British Columbia and been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for four years in a row.

This is a full time, two-year contract located in Burnaby, BC. We are looking for a HVAC Mechanical Engineer to provide HVAC Engineering services as both internally performed work or as owner's Engineer, while reviewing and accepting the HVAC engineering design work of the team. The HVAC Mechanical Engineer will work in a busy team that support all capital and maintenance work and attend to HVAC concerns on large generation projects.

HVAC Mechanical Engineer Responsibilities:
Experience and Role Accountabilities
• A minimum eight (8) years of experience in a relevant engineering field or equivalent.
• Must have a minimum of 7 years HVAC experience with at least 5 years in the industrial HVAC
• Industrial HVAC design experience in hydroelectric generating stations is a significant asset.
• Must have P.eng
•Industrial HVAC design experience in hydroelectric generating stations.
• An understanding of HVAC Codes of design such as ASHRAE, SMACNA.
• An understanding of seismic design and how it applies to industrial systems
• An understanding of the interfaces of the HVAC systems with the Fire Protection systems and the ability to work with Fire Protection Engineers to develop the design of the HVAC and smoke control systems.
• An understanding of building automation systems/DDC systems.
• Develop safe engineering solutions by using initiative and judgement to perform tasks including developing designs, analyzing and resolving problems, and interpreting engineering specifications on medium complexity and scope assignments for projects and operations.
• Assist project or operations management to meet safety, cost, quality, and time objectives by proposing changes in plans and estimated costs, recommending payment for work completed by contractors, preparing progress reports, coordinating work schedules and other similar tasks.
• Resolve highly technical and unusual design and field engineering problems by conducting independent studies and analysis, exercising independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs to support successful operations and/or project completion.
• Participate in engineering practice by conducting independent studies and analysis, contributing to the development of technical standards, exercising judgment in selecting and interpreting information, recommending safe engineering designs, and making decisions related to methods and designs as well as providing guidance and advice to other engineering professionals to develop future capability
• Deliver exceptional customer service by communicating with stakeholders and performing activities such as defining the scope of engineering/geoscience services to be provided, establishing the basic design criteria with the client, approving all related technical documentation, and assessing and reporting on work progress against standards, objectives, and specifications to support completion of projects safely, with quality, within budget and on time.

HVAC Mechanical Engineer Skills and Qualifications:
• Registered Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) with Engineers & Geoscientists BC or with another jurisdiction and eligible for registration as such with Engineers & Geoscientists BC
• Class 5 driver’s license in good standing
• Ability to travel across the Province for short and long term assignments
• Familiarity with piping Codes of design such as ASME B31.1, BCBC, ASME Sec VIII Div 1,
• Ability to design piping systems and work with piping designer/drafters to produce a layout of the system, sizing all equipment including pipe supports,
• Ability to size balance of plant equipment such as pumps, air compressors, dryers, hydraulic power units, valves, strainers, heat exchangers and integrating the components into your design,
• Intermediate English skills for professional environment, written and spoken
• Familiarity with CAD systems and drawing standards
• Proficiency with Auto CAD or 3D design software
• Ability to use standard industry design/analysis software
• Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
• This role requires experience with the design of mechanical systems for hydroelectric utility generation stations and demonstrated experience working with utility design solutions a in an electric utility environment.
• This position is needed to help with an increasing Mechanical work load in capital projects, OMA work programs and Owners Engineer review work.
• Generation Mechanical systems include and are not limited to:
o hydraulic turbines and generators (Pelton, Francis, Kaplan)
o governor systems
o gates - intake, draft tube, maintenance
o penstock inlet valves and turbine inlet valves
o powerhouse cranes and gantry cranes
o hoist and other lifting devices
o Industrial HVAC as it applies to hydroelectric stations
o balance of plant piping systems - cooling water, service water, domestic potable water, sewage, drainage, dewatering
o compressed air systems - plant air, sync condense systems, brake air
o oil water separators
o fire protection and fire alarm as it applies to hydroelectric stations - sprinkler wet and dry systems, clean agent systems, aerosol systems, inertization systems, transformer deluge systems, generator deluge systems, fire detection and fire alarm panels
• Prepare design work packages including scope, duration, and level of effort estimates;
• Interact with project initiator / requestor / operations personnel to establish and prepare user requirement;
• Work with estimating group to support the preparation of various level estimates, understand the input required and provide it to the estimator;
• Interact with procurement personnel to engage a consultant/contractor. Work with the procurement team from start of procurement process up to signature of the contract;
• Prepare signed/sealed engineering deliverables as a Professional of Record (PoR) in accordance with EGBC;
• Provide technical assistance and construction support in the field, and undertake field reviews as required by EGBC;
• Design upgrades for mechanical systems using state of the art design tools;
• Act in the role of Owner's Engineer, and efficiently manage working relationships with manufacturers, consultants and project teams
• Provide technical guidance during equipment installation and commissioning;
• Prepare or review/accept inspection test plans for factory acceptance test and site acceptance test;
• Prepare commissioning test plans and summary of requirements documentation;
• Perform various engineering calculations (hydraulic calculation, stress analysis, fatigue analysis…)

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity in BC. Please forward your resume via email to Dora Pang, dora.pang@randstad.ca or call (236) 334- 4381.
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