Location: Kitchener

Practice: Energy and Carbon Solutions

Posted: 06-16-2022

Expires: N/A

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Role At a Glance

Reporting to the Energy and Carbon Solutions (ECS) Team Manager, the Senior Energy Engineer will focus on the technical leadership of projects in a client-facing capacity.  You will utilize your technical capabilities and WalterFedy’s strong reputation in the marketplace to make an impact on energy & carbon reduction and will deliver differentiating projects to our clients. You may also play a role in technical leadership of the Energy & Carbon team through quality assurance reviews, delivering internal training, technical oversight, and executing the goals and strategies for the group.


As a testament to this effort, we recently committed our organization to ‘Beyond Zero Carbon’. Please review our journey here.


In the Energy and Carbon Solutions team, we base project success on the value and experience our clients have obtained through the project journey.  We understand the impact we can have on our clients and global community is long-term, and we take that to heart.  In alignment with our core value of environmental sustainability, we are passionate about the opportunities we uncover and are always proud to see each of our projects implemented.  ECS was founded on the principles of understanding our clients, developing practical solutions to achieve desired energy and greenhouse gas outcomes, and supporting through implementation.  We see ourselves as the primary drivers of supporting the parallel global climate goal initiatives and economic growth.


Our primary service offerings in ECS include but are not limited to:

  • Energy and GHG Feasibility Studies
  • Energy and GHG Audits
  • Energy and GHG Planning
  • Economic and Financial Analysis
  • Sustainable Project Consultant (ex. CaGBC Zero Carbon)
  • Measurement and Verification
  • Energy and Carbon Modeling


You’ll Love This Role If

  • You are passionate about creative solutions to reduce energy consumption & carbon emissions
  • You are relentless in your pursuit to be the best
  • You are a big picture thinker who understands how to effectively listen to clients and build consensus
  • You sweat the details in your commitment to meet our client’s high expectations
  • You embrace progressive change, out-of-the-box thinking, and working in a high-energy environment
  • You are proactive, constant and consistent with your communication with both our client and our project team


What You Will Do

  • Participate in proposal/pursuit stage of projects as follows:
    • Scoping and defining projects during the proposal/pursuit phase through collaboration with clients, other ECS and WalterFedy team members.
    • Developing fees.
  • Provide project leadership for energy & carbon scope.  This includes:
    • Maintaining client relationships to understand their needs and deliver solutions to exceed expectations.
    • Provide direction to other team members on approach and execution.
    • Review progress and deliverables for quality.
  • Mentorship (technical and career) of EITs and less experienced engineers
  • Leader in collaboration with all engineering and architecture disciplines in integrating approaches encouraging low energy and carbon.
  • Completion of on-site reviews/investigations for projects
  • Troubleshooting issues and mitigating project risks
  • Other relevant responsibilities


What You Bring to the Table

  • 10+ years working in mechanical engineering and energy and carbon solutions
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (required)
  • Certified Energy Manager (preferred)
  • Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (preferred)
  • LEED AP (preferred)
  • Certified Passivehouse Designer/Consultant (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of OBC, ASHRAE, CaGBC Zero Carbon, CaGBC LEED, Passivehouse, Toronto Green Standard, etc.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
  • Proven ability to mentor EITs and junior engineers
  • Proven client-facing capabilities


Life at WalterFedy

As one of Southwestern Ontario’s leading integrated architecture, engineering, and construction firms, WalterFedy and our sister company, AEC, both play a key role in shaping the way our communities feel and function – it’s an amazing responsibility. 

Our ambition goes beyond great design – we’re here to enhance the world around us. To make it happen, we need a team of agile, ambitious, and big-picture thinkers who share our drive to harness our collective talents to do something bigger.  Our team is made up of some of the industry's best. We share a common commitment to questioning the ordinary, infusing everything we do with creativity and challenging our industry to redefine what’s possible.

Join us as we move past working for a living, and toward building better communities with smart, influential design.


How to Apply

Please apply with your resume and cover letter using the link on this page. You will be redirected to our internal application platform.

WalterFedy strives to create a culture of inclusivity and diversity. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including those from groups traditionally underrepresented in the workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practice and will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, creed, national origin, citizenship, status, age, sex, gender identity/expression, marital or domestic partnership status, or disability.

Should you require accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact or call 519-576-2150.

Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!