Mechanical Energy Engineer

Associated Engineering

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Full time

Private Sector


May 8

About Us:

Associated Engineering is an employee-owned, Canadian company that is passionate about building communities that are vibrant, healthy, and resilient. As a fully carbon neutral company since 2009, sustainability is part of our culture and every project we undertake. Focused locally, we offer uncompromising service to public and private sector clients across Canada and abroad.

We proudly have been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 14 consecutive years and a Platinum Club member. We achieve this by investing in our people and fostering a culture that engages and inspires our staff to maximize their potential, and think creatively while applying best practices. If you have what it takes, we want you to join us!

Our commitment to you:

At Associated Engineering, we have a diverse workforce and teamwork philosophy. We are committed to the growth and careers of our people, and we take great care in hiring the right people to join our team for the long term. Our unique workplace culture has been what sets us apart and we provide:

• A centrally located office in Vancouver that is easily accessible by both bus and Skytrain. 

• A hybrid work environment that allows for a combination of working from home and in the office. 

• Competitive salary and benefits, including a fitness allowance, and company-matching pension program. 

• Ongoing support for your growth and development, including a formal professional development program, mentoring programs, training opportunities, and professional designation support.

• An on-site fitness center with full amenities and bike storage accessible to all staff (Vancouver).

• An active Social Club that promotes social activities in and outside the office and offers subsidized tickets to local events.

• Company supported wellness program that include lunch and learns on various topics.

Job Description

We are currently searching for a Mechanical Energy Engineer (Intermediate/senior) in our Vancouver or Victoria office. Our Energy practice is growing, and we’re looking for skilled and motivated mechanical design-focused individuals to join our team!

Associated Engineering’s Energy Practice is well known for its wide range of exciting renewable and low-carbon energy projects, including district energy, geoexchange, geothermal, biomass, waste heat recovery, CHP, and efficiency improvements. We serve a wide range of client sectors across Western Canada. Our projects have been some of the largest and most complex climate-change mitigation focused solutions around! 

Reporting to the Energy and Mechanical Group Manager, the successful candidate’s duties will include participating in studies and designs of renewable energy mechanical systems, HVAC systems, energy efficiency upgrades, and energy plans, for both new build and retrofits. 


Job Requirements:• An undergraduate degree in mechanical or integrated engineering from an accredited post-secondary educational institution.

• 3+ years experience in relevant mechanical engineering positions.

• Experience with HVAC systems and low carbon or district energy systems.

• Experience delivering feasibility studies and detailed designs of renewable and high performance energy technologies including: geoexchange, biomass, waste heat recovery, CHP and district heating/cooling plants.

• Experience with specification writing and reviews.

• Registered or eligible for registration as E.I.T. or P.Eng. with EGBC.

• Demonstrate strong ability to work independently and as part of or leading a team.

• Demonstrate the ability to work in a complex environment, dealing with multiple projects and clients.

• Possess strong communications skills (verbal and written) in a team environment.

• Committed team player and self-motivated.

• The capability and enthusiasm to bring in clients and projects.

• Experience delivering detailed designs and audits of modern HVAC systems and process heating systems including: commercial hydronic heating and cooling systems, heat pumps, high efficiency boilers, heat exchangers, and wastewater heating systems would be an asset.

• Experience with instrumentation and controls would be advantageous.

• Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit, hydraulic modelling tools, and thermal stress modelling tools are an asset.


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Associated Engineering

We are passionate about building communities that are vibrant, healthy and resilient and support economic growth.