Decarbonization Engineer – Mechanical – SES Consulting – Vancouver

About you
You are an experienced mechanical design engineering professional with a passion for climate action and sustainable buildings.
You have previous mechanical design experience, in either Multi-Unit Residential Buildings or Commercial Buildings.
Ideally, you’ve worked through the implementation of your designs, and understand that not even the most elegant idea survives first contact with the real-world without a scratch; either way, you love a good challenge.

What you’ll do
You will be involved in mechanical design consulting projects that transform existing buildings through retrofits and energy efficiency upgrades.
Specific technical duties will include identifying decarbonization opportunities and solutions through energy studies, developing conceptual designs, selecting and sizing equipment, and preparing cost estimates and tender packages for contractor installation to bring your designs to life. You’ll be empowered to take initiative, including managing internal deliverables and team members to deliver inspiring and impactful projects.
This is a full-time position overseen by a Senior Engineer. You will have opportunities to pursue professional development and training in technical areas, project management, and leadership skills according to your interests.

What we need from you
Demonstrated passion for climate action
Engineering degree, or equivalent education (e.g. Mechanical Engineering Technologist)
Previous mechanical design experience in building systems (e.g. pump selection, heat pumps, air conditioning, boilers, hydronics, heat exchangers, plumbing, air handling units, ductwork design)
Available to periodically travel to job sites in BC for field review or to collect site information on HVAC systems (estimated 1-2 times per month)
Ability to think critically, take initiative and work independently
Effective communication skills, including written and oral English
Excellent skills in MS Word and Excel
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in Canada

Ideally, you would also have
Eligibility for, or current Engineer in Training (EIT) or P. Eng. status with Engineers and Geoscientists BC (EGBC)
Familiarity with BC codes and ASHRAE standards related to HVAC building design
Experience with Carrier HAP, AutoCAD, or similar programs
Great attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple and diverse projects and issues concurrently at a detailed level while meeting deadlines
Technical writing skills e.g. report writing
Understanding of DDC and HVAC systems

What we’re offering
A full-time, permanent position
Flexible hours and schedule
A highly competitive salary and compensation package (Wage based on experience $80,000-$100,000)
The opportunity to work on challenging, meaningful projects that make a difference for people and the planet.
The opportunity to work with a company whose business practices and staff embrace equity, transparency, work-life-balance, environmental sustainability, and our community.
Significant career development and progression opportunities
Hybrid or remote (with travel) working environment
Comprehensive benefits and health & wellness package
Profit-sharing program that rewards commitment and collective success
SES is committed to facilitating, recruiting, and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our community and those we serve. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, sex, marital or parental status, disability, gender identity or expression, or age.
Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do. At SES Consulting, we are committed to crafting a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply. We commit to considering the full scope of your candidacy, and are happy to make any accommodations requested to facilitate the selection process.

To Apply
Email your resume to , with “Decarbonization Engineer – Mechanical” as the subject line.