MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST

31March
2022

Quartek Group Inc. is seeking a well organized and self-motivated MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST to join our growing team in St. Catharines, Ontario. Quartek is a vibrant and growing business delivering engineering, architectural and planning solutions on a variety of residential, commercial, institutional and industrial projects in both the public and private sectors.

If you are the successful candidate, you will report to the Manager of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering. You will, through education and training, have a basic understanding of the principles of mechanical engineering principles as they apply to building design, including heating and cooling, ventilation, plumbing, energy conservation, sustainability, etc. Further, you will have a working knowledge of AutoCAD and preferably familiarity with AutoDesk ‘Revit’. Above all, you will have the willingness and aptitude to learn such skills as are necessary to undertake drafting and design for the provision of high quality mechanical engineering solutions to real world problems.

At Quartek, we believe in achieving career aspirations while improving communities and lives by applying our passion, expertise and experience to a wide variety of private and public building and development initiatives. We are industry leading architects, engineers, planners and project managers working under a single banner delivering integrated building services.  We are looking for people ambitious in their pursuit to be their best, paying attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture, embracing progressive change, collaboration and creative thinking.

The role requires the ability to build strong direct rapport with our clients, other engineering disciplines, architects and planners, as well as to assume the responsibility for delivering accurate, complete and high-quality work. This role will provide you with an opportunity to develop as a mechanical engineering technologist, and will also allow you to work towards developing unique skills in integrated design.

Responsibilities

Under the supervision of a Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) or senior designer, and subject to adequate training where applicable, you will:

  • assist with the preparation of construction documents and specifications;
  • prepare accurate CAD drawings from mark-ups and instructions provided by engineers, designer, architects and other senior staff;
  • apply office CAD standards to drafting assignments (layers, line weights, styles);
  • coordinate detailed design with design team members, including external team members;
  • ensure work product meets high quality standards, applicable design criteria and codes, and agreed schedules;
  • take responsibility for own work – accuracy, quality, deadlines and communication.

Qualifications

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma or certificate;
  • excellent working knowledge of drafting with AutoCAD
  • experience with Revit MEP is an asset;
  • good understanding of building construction and basic mechanical building systems;
  • desire to learn and grow;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • results oriented outlook and ability to work under pressure;
  • ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently and accommodate shifting priorities;
  • strong work ethic and positive team attitude;
  • sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills;
  • development of mature problem-solving, analytical, and decision-making skills;
  • effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy;
  • high level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability;
  • valid driver’s license and personal vehicle;
  • willingness to travel occasionally to fulfill work assignments;
  • subject to the terms of the employment contract, willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evening and or weekend work in order to meet project deadlines.

Why Join Our Team?

Quartek offers a relaxed, friendly and collaborative work environment, as well as great opportunity for growth and career advancement, and has been recognized as a top local employer by the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce. Our size enables staff to be involved in and gain experience in numerous aspects of the design and construction phases of a wide variety of project scales and types. We offer competitive wages and benefit package.

Our offices are located in the revitalized downtown of St. Catharines within the beautiful Niagara Peninsula, with its moderate climate, wineries and craft breweries, burgeoning culinary reputation, historic areas, many active recreation opportunities, Niagara Falls attractions, Niagara-on-the-Lake charm and much more.  In addition, we are within an hour’s drive of the cultural, entertainment and professional sports amenities of Toronto, Ontario, and Buffalo, N.Y.

Apply to this Position:

To apply to this position please email your resume and cover letter to contact@quartekgroup.com, indicating the position for which you are applying.  We appreciate all interested submissions, but only qualified candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Quartek!

  • Meridian Credit Union has a long-standing partnership with Quartek in varying capacities including building design, architectural drawings, and project management.  They have brought our visions to life through their high-level of expertise and attention to detail.  Their friendly and accommodating staff are always professional and provide expert advice.

    Melanie Clement
  • Working with the team at Quartek Group has always been a pleasure. Their excellent organization and attention to detail have contributed to our project successes on staying on budget and schedule. We look forward to working with Quartek Group again.

    Carrie Groff
  • After a meeting with a Quartek representative to discuss the project and Quartek’s reputation and experience with our type of project we were glad to bring Quartek on board to manage the project. We are very pleased with what Quartek has accomplished so far and look forward to working with them in the development of the cottage subdivision.

    Jim Nichols Trucking Ltd.

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