Full Time
Mechanical Engineering
Edmonton, AB
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November 15, 2017


Providing guidance and support for Arrow’s mechanical engineering team, the Project Manager has shared responsibility for the performance and success of our mechanical engineering team, and firm, respectively. This position will report directly to the Principal or Senior Project Manager, work independently, and with minimal supervision, while working in collaboration with various colleagues and external partners. The incumbent will actively guide a professional team working on various mechanical engineering projects represented by a broad range of client sectors. The work environment is of high volume, offering a range of project complexities and requires a high level of responsibility.


This role encompasses, however, is not limited to the following duties:

  • Actively participates in projects, providing guidance, client input/feedback, and general direction
  • Leads the design team on the project, monitors mechanical designs for building construction to ensure efficient and sustainable project delivery
  • Successfully develops relationships with clients, industry affiliates, engineers, technologists, technicians, and construction personnel
  • Manages all aspects associated with client relationship management and project service delivery
  • Meet with clients regarding projects, progress reporting, and the resolution of issues, as required
  • Oversees the entire project life cycle, from preliminary services through project implementation
  • Coordinates the preparation of engineering specifications and drawings, quantity and cost estimates
  • Ultimately responsible for ensuring the mechanical drawings and specifications meet established project criteria and applicable standards
  • Develops standards related to our mechanical engineering practice, ensuring best practices for project management and delivery
  • Utilization of industry specific software and related technologies in design and analysis
  • Preparation of reports, budgets, project plans, and other supporting documentation, as required
  • When necessary, involvement with a variety of agencies for project approvals and permitting purposes
  • Estimating and scheduling of projects, procurement of materials, and update / maintenance of company-related resources



A Mechanical Engineering degree from a recognized university. P.Eng. credential is required for this role. LEED Accreditation and experience with sustainable design initiatives is considered an asset.


Eight to ten years of experience in consulting mechanical design engineering for buildings is required. A comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel, along with AutoCAD drafting experience are required. Experience with Revit would be considered an asset.

Character Strengths

  • Excellent command of English grammar, spelling and composition, as well as oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional, energetic and action-oriented
  • Strong organization, time management, and prioritization skills
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work individually and as a team member, within a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Effectively manages a variety of projects and/or initiatives, often occurring simultaneously
  • Able to balance work and personal requirements
  • Sense of humour
  • Enjoys working in a professional office environment, and is able to work outside of normal business hours, when necessary