PRACTICE LEAD/SENIOR ENGINEER

Location: Kitchener

Practice: Energy and Carbon Solutions

Posted: 07-13-2021

Expires: 09-13-2021

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About Us and Our Integrated Approach

WalterFedy has big plans for the future and we need the best talent to make it happen. As a multi-discipline architecture, engineering, and construction firm, the business is always evolving. Our team needs to be agile, ambitious, and persistent in the pursuit of our shared goals.  


We have a long history in Southwestern Ontario, but that doesn’t mean we’re old fashioned. We strive to push the envelope, think differently, and address everything we do with creativity. When we consistently approach projects in inventive ways, clients get better results, our team thrives, and we challenge our industry to redefine what’s possible.


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

 

Team Overview

In the Energy and Carbon Solutions (ECS) 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 primary drivers to 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

 

Role Overview

Reporting to the ECS Team Manager, the Practice Leader focuses on building a streamlined business unit with a strong technical foundation. You will utilize your technical capabilities and WalterFedy’s strong reputation in the marketplace to deliver differentiating projects to our clients. You will be the primary senior engineer holding quality assurance across the group while handling customer contacts, training, technical oversight, and executing the goals and strategies for the group. 


What We Love

  • 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 to both our client and our project team

 

What You Will Do

  • Act as the primary senior team member responsible for technical quality assurance
  • Development of project scopes of work with clients and other ECS and WF team members
  • Mentorship (technical and career) of EITs and less experienced engineers
  • Lead in collaboration with all disciplines (ARCH, MECH, ELEC, STURC, CIVIL, etc.) 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 We Need

  • 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

 

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary plus performance-based bonus
  • Competitive vacation
  • Reimbursement of annual dues for professional organizations
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee social club – employees enjoy a variety of recreational and cultural events
  • Strong volunteer outreach to the community – we support Habitat for Humanity, Hockey Helps the Homeless, KidsAbility and many other organizations

 

Why Join Our Team? 

We offer challenging and rewarding careers, and are committed to integrity and business ethics, with safety as a top priority. We promote a healthy balance between our employees’ professional and personal lives, taking time to appreciate our work and celebrate our achievements. To learn more about our company visit our website at www.walterfedy.com/about.


How to Apply

Please apply above through our internal system with your cover letter and resume, indicating the position you are applying for.
If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of contact and provisions will be arranged. 
Thank you for your interest in WalterFedy!