Stantec System

Mechanical Engineering Team Lead - Buildings

Location CA-BC-Kelowna
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/18/2018 12:02 PM)
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Buildings Engineering

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s Buildings group specializes in the design and development processes unique to buildings. Working closely with our clients, our dedicated professionals help to establish and understand the needs of a range of building projects. This is where great ideas and rewarding careers are built. Our interdisciplinary team works collaboratively with clients to design buildings and systems that are on track for safety, performance, and sustainability.


You have the opportunity to become involved in diverse and exciting projects that will enhance your career growth. Together, we can accelerate towards a brighter future.

Your Duties

We are currently in search of a senior level Mechanical Engineer for the role of “Mechanical Engineering Team Lead – Buildings” for our Kelowna office, an individual with an excellent record of accomplishment – technically, in the design and implementation of buildings related projects such as healthcare and educational facilities.


In this leadership role, you will be accountable for the group’s business development and marketing, client relationship development and management, the pursuit and capture of projects, technical excellence in leading major projects and providing team with visions and concepts, working on site to perform field reviews and attend construction site meetings.  In addition, you will attract, grow and retain high quality staff and mentor future professionals and leaders in your team.  Working closely with the BC Leaders and the Kelowna Buildings Engineering Lead, this is an exceptional career opportunity to utilize your interpersonal and managerial skills to grow the Buildings practice area within the region and lead a team focused on collaboration, integrated design, client service and business success.  This is your place to make a difference!


Reporting to the Business Center Discipline Lead, the specific responsibilities of this opportunity include:


  • Be responsible for workload and revenue generation for the mechanical group in Kelowna
  • Initiate and meet with clients and other industry professionals to garner new work and maintain relationships
  • Direct and guide supervision over mechanical professional or technical staff
  • Lead technical projects and provide the team with vision and concepts for technical solutions
  • Act as a Mechanical Engineer of Record for building of all types in sectors.
  • Monitor staff utilization and availability, forecast project needs
  • Monthly resolution of project financials including work in progress (WIP), accounts receivable (AR) and WIP/AR provisions with Project Managers
  • Collaborate with Leadership, Project Managers and Technical Leaders to address personnel or project issues as they arise
  • Coordinate with other disciplines and other offices for project delivery and project pursuits
  • Promote a healthy environment and safety culture in the team and across the organization
  • Participate in the recruitment and hiring of new staff including identifying candidates, reviewing résumés and participate in interviews
  • Coaching and mentorship to the engineering staff
  • Career Development and Performance Reviews for team members

Your Capabilities and Credentials

The successful candidates will possess the following:


  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of post-graduation experience in the design of mechanical systems of buildings (HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection) preferably in projects within the healthcare or educational sectors
  • Previous leadership or people management experience is desirable
  • Results-oriented attitude with the ability to excel in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Strong leadership, communication and team building skills are essential for the candidate to meet the expectations of this position
  • Self-starter with a desire to succeed, enthusiastic, people-oriented demeanor and with a high degree of integrity
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability and desire to work with and contribute to a larger team 
  • Professional Engineer in British Columbia is strongly preferred or eligible to become registered as a P.Eng. in BC in one year

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