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HVAC & Building Services Engineer

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Date: Oct 31, 2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 69601 

Job Category: Energy; Engineering; Project Engineering 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Our Project Delivery Group (PDG) helps clients with world-class project delivery from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies through our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.


The Mechanical & Piping Group is a Hatch global practice providing Mechanical design expertise to a wide variety of Hatch's commodity-based business practices. Our capability spans through the whole project lifecycle comprising; scoping, conceptual design, pre-feasibility, feasibility studies, detailed engineering, construction support and project management. The group supports several different fields, such as energy, mineral processing and infrastructure.


Our Mississauga team is currently seeking a dedicated HVAC & Building Services Engineer to assist project work in the office with field opportunities.  The HVAC & Building Services Engineer is broadly responsible for establishing system requirements, performing functional analyses, defining design criteria, preparing engineering calculations, technical specifications, data sheets, and reports.  In addition, the HVAC & Building Services Engineer is required to develop, or provide input to, 3D models and 2D drawings.


As the successful candidate, you will:


  • Assist in defining project HVAC and building services scope.
  • Assist the Project Engineering Manager/Lead Mechanical Engineer with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, cost, and schedule.
  • Perform system analyses, establish user requirements, analyze system functional and performance requirements, define design criteria, and establish HVAC and building services schematics, system layouts, and designs.
  • Prepare engineering calculations such as hydraulic modeling, utility load calculations, and equipment sizing, ensuring that all analyses satisfy user and system requirements.
  • Provide input to the preparation of PFDs and P&IDs.
  • Prepare equipment technical specifications based on relevant process information and input received from other disciplines.
  • Provide input to contract scope documents defining installation requirements.
  • Perform co-ordination of Vendor packages including data management.
  • Prepare and contribute to technical memos and reports within areas of expertise.
  • Provide engineering seal, as required, to documents and drawings.
  • Provide input to engineering, operating and capital cost estimates.
  • Prepare and/or review project standard specifications and design criteria.
  • Prepare or provide input to 3D models and 2D mechanical drawings.
  • Participate in and contribute to design reviews.
  • Carry out assigned tasks within budget and schedule.
  • Assist in the compilation and delivery of monthly engineering status reports.
  • Assist with technical queries raised during the construction phase.
  • Assist in the commissioning of systems on site as required.


You bring to the role:


  • BSc/BEng in mechanical engineering.
  • Registration as a professional engineer in Ontario, or ability to transfer from another jurisdiction.
  • Minimum 10 years of HVAC and building services engineering experience, including HVAC, plumbing, steam, chilled water, and fire protection. EPCM experience is an asset.
  • Ability to delegate tasks and effectively supervise others.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge of industry standards, regulations, and codes pertinent to the design of HVAC and building services systems, including OBC, NBC, CFIA, ASHRAE, CSA, ASME, NFPA, etc.
  • Ability to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team and coordinate HVAC and building services activities between disciplines.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Safety in the office and Engineering Design.
  • Willingness to travel occasionally to other Hatch offices and project sites.
  • Experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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