Performance Engineering Project Manager - Mechanical and Electrical Systems

C.E.S. Engineering Ltd. - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Seeking mechanical and electrical engineers with 5-years of experience in Building HVAC, Automation and Controls, and Energy Metering to take a leading role in our Building Performance Engineering department, leading Measurement & Verification (M&V), Commissioning and Monitoring Based Commissioning projects and assisting with the overall development of standards and procedures for these projects.

It is essential for all applicants to possess excellent interpersonal, leadership, management, and technical communication skills. Applicant shall be commercially aware and capable of working well under pressure within a team. Strong written English skills and confident interpersonal communication skills are of particular importance, as the position involves representing the company at meetings and producing reports for an audience of owner representatives contractors, design consultants and other executive level project stakeholders. Relevant technical expertise (mechanical and/or electrical testing, design, and/or operations experience in buildings/facilities) is also a major asset.

Performance Engineering for Commissioning Projects:

  • Provide technical support for Commissioning Projects throughout western Canada.
  • Development of Commissioning Plans and Performance Testing Procedures.
  • Field review, analysis and reporting on mechanical and electrical building system and central plants.
  • Witnessing and reporting on performance testing of building systems.
  • Reviews of Mechanical and Electrical Systems Design.

Design Engineering:

  • Perform engineering studies into the feasibility, design, operation and performance of mechanical and/or electrical systems in new and/or existing buildings
  • Design of mechanical systems (Fire Protection, Plumbing, HVAC, BAS Controls)
  • Design of electrical systems (Electrical Distribution, Lighting, Fire Alarm, Security and Access Control, Communication and IT systems).
  • Prepare design documentation including:
  • Preparation of systems drawings in AutoCad
  • Engineering Studies (load calculation and reports)
  • Equipment selection and sizing
  • Preparation of specification documents
  • Plan and manage projects, and prepare material, cost and timing estimates, reports and design specifications for mechanical and electrical systems,
  • Prepare contract documents and evaluate tenders for construction or maintenance
  • Construction Contract Administration
  • Shop drawings review and approval
  • RFI responses
  • Site inspection and reporting
  • Contractor payment certification

CES Engineering - Corporate Profile

C.E.S. Engineering Ltd is a multidisciplinary engineering company specializing in performance engineering for the built environment. The company operates through provincially registered offices in BC, AB, SK, MB, ON and QC.

We specialize in Mechanical, Electrical, IT and Communication Engineering, Building Systems Energy Optimization, Total Building Commissioning and Performance Measurement and Verification.

Mission Statement
Constantly pursue new standards of excellence in the delivery of high performance building projects, and provide clients with the best tools to facilitate ongoing operational efficiency.

C.E.S. Engineering Ltd has been providing comprehensive commissioning and performance engineering services for twenty (20) years. Our mission is to provide optimized, documented facility and systems operation using our core services: Retrofit Design Total Building Commissioning, Performance Measurement and Verification, and Energy Analysis and Modeling.

CES is energetic, innovative and exciting company working in the field of building systems performance engineering and consulting. Our people have in depth knowledge and experience with many HVAC, plumbing, BMS, electrical and communication systems related to buildings and industrial applications.

We are focused on providing unmatched value to our clients. Our solutions are based on careful quality, cost, maintenance, energy efficiency and longevity analysis.

We work with the following systems on a daily basis:
Pumps, Boilers, Chillers, Cooling Towers, Rooftop Units, Hydronic Heating & Cooling Distribution Systems, Fan Coils or Heat Pumps, Heat Exchangers, Make-Up Air Units, Humidifiers, Air Handling Units, VAV Systems, Heat Recovery Systems, Building Automation Systems, Domestic Hot Water Systems, Electrical Distribution, Emergency and UPS Power Systems, Lighting, Access Control and Security and Communication, Healthcare Information Communications and Automation Technologies (ICAT): Nurse Call, Real-Time Locating Systems, Patient Wandering and similar systems.

Organizers, Communicators, People

We are more than just engineers. Our services require the highest level of communication and leadership skills in addition to technical expertise and we build our teams to maximize these attributes.

At C.E.S. we strive to expand the definition of what it means to be an engineer, technician or project manager; placing the human interactions with our clients, and internal and external project partners, as our top priority.

Careers at CES Engineering

Our firm offers opportunities to participate in a tremendous variety of interesting and high-profile projects in new and existing buildings across all market sectors.

We encourage our people to take part in socially and environmentally engaged activities outside of the office, and responsible workplace practices. Our senior management team are dedicated bicycle and transit commuters and we support the use of multi-modal transportation strategies for all (our offices include gym and end-of-trip facilities); We support and actively encourage continuous professional development, registration and training programs for all team members.

We are always on the look out for engaged, energetic and communicative people to join our team – if you’re interested in what we do, we’d love to talk to you!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year


  • Engineering: 4 years (Required)
  • Project Management: 1 year (Preferred)