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Electrical & Mechanical Engineering: Energy Transition Ottawa

Dillon Consulting Limited

Dillon Consulting Limited Ottawa Canada

2 weeks ago


Your opportunity

As champions of the low-carbon economy, the Dillon Energy Transition Team helps forward-thinking companies operationalize sustainability goals. Our team is driven by a shared passion for energy transition solutions that benefit our environment, our communities and our economy. As a “One Firm Firm,” we are not a collection of offices; we rely on intensive collaboration within our project teams to bring national perspectives to local energy opportunities. Are you someone with a drive to develop smart, sustainable energy solutions? If you have a passion for energy transformation that empowers organizations in the low-carbon economy, this opportunity is for you!

Dillon’s Energy Transition (ET) business unit is looking for Electrical & Mechanical specialists with various technical skill sets and levels of experience to join Dillon’s multidisciplinary team of professionals. You will have the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects while providing... clients with a fully integrated and superior customer experience.

At Dillon, we operate as one team. This position will function with the Dillon team throughout Canada with the opportunity for hybrid and flex work arrangements to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.


Project Management
• Manage and lead multidisciplinary project teams (including electrical, mechanical, transportation, municipal and structural engineers, transportation systems planners, planners, environmental scientists, technical support staff, etc.).
• Manage feasibility studies, design activities, and construction delivery related primarily to our Industrial & Agrifood client segment while leading, coordinating, and performing techno-economic analysis and studies related to the integration of energy transition solutions and mitigation of Scope 1, 2, and/or 3 emissions.
• Manage and apply for applicable government funding, grants and financing.
• Lead in providing quality client services, with particular emphasis on the Industrial & Agrifoods renewable electrical and thermal energy market.
• Coordinate team activities to maintain project schedules and ensure successful project completion.
• Business travel to other Dillon offices upon request.

• Contribute to and manage technical scopes of work associated with the specification, design, procurement and construction of energy storage, thermals systems, renewable energy and microgrid projects.
• Complete assigned projects from initial concept to construction and commissioning.
• Prepare electrical and mechanical designs for projects including hydrogen, renewables, thermal systems, low-carbon fuel projects, and integration of low-carbon fuels to achieve decarbonization targets.
• Conduct documentation reviews including design drawings and specifications, equipment shop drawings, testing reports, and operation and maintenance documentation.
• Conduct site visits to review installed equipment, perform equipment tests and troubleshooting and assess the building energy systems to ensure they meet design intent, code requirements, and performance standards.
• In association with our energy modelling team, process and analyze energy data, assist with the development of energy models, and other simulations, to assess building performance and energy conservation measures.
• Develop documentation and reports for a variety of project types.

Learning & Development
• A commitment to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development
• Input to the career development of junior staff, including technical direction, training recommendations, coaching and mentoring.
• Contribute to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees.


What you will need to succeed
• Post-secondary education in a related field: engineering alternative energy technology, sustainable development, energy management.

• A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in the energy sector, preferably in the consulting industry. Individuals with significantly more years of experience are encouraged to apply and would see additional responsibilities added to the position.
• Preparation of electrical or mechanical system designs.
• Preparation of project specifications for material and equipment purchase and installation.
• Demonstrated success in project management and business development of Renewable Energy projects including Energy Audits, Decarbonisation Studies and/or Recommissioning
• Proven experience in the review of internal and external designs for code compliance, good design practice and constructability.
• Maintaining complete project documentation with respect to design and construction, including all completion packages, as-built requirements and return data information.
• Demonstrated success leading teams of technical professionals on multi-disciplinary projects.
• Experience assisting manufacturing or agri-food and beverage clients measure and mitigate Scope 1, 2, and/or 3 emissions would be considered an asset.
• Understanding mechanical and thermal integration for facilities' energy recovery, building mechanical systems design codes and standards, and carbon capture and storage would be considered an asset.
• Understanding the electrical components of substations, and transmission line design for renewable energy-related projects is an asset.
• Design of transmission facilities including line layout, foundations, structure configuration, structure, insulation and conductor specification would be considered an asset.
• Experience in electrical power and distribution design, fault protection and protective relay design for power utilities is an asset.
• Proficiency in providing technical leadership to a team of professionals.
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Why choose Dillon

Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.

We live our core values:
• Reliability: words that result in actions build trust;
• Achievement: do the work to hit the target;
• Continuous development: always learning; always adapting; always growing;
• Creativity: discover new possibilities;
• Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard;
• Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences

In addition, we offer:
• Employee share purchase plan
• Dillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all full-time regular employees
• A competitive compensation package
• Comprehensive health benefits
• Generous retirement savings plan
• Student loan repayment assistance with matching employer contributions
• Flexible work hours
• Dillon values its staff and the contributions that are made each day and understands that work arrangements can differ based on personal needs and business needs. We are taking a trust-based approach to offer a variety of flexible work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.
• Learning and Development opportunities
• As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles. The creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery. The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization
• We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal learning opportunities
• Focus on Innovation
• The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
• A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees
• Wellness Subsidy
• Our employees can take advantage of wellness subsidy that can be put towards expenses for a variety of health and/or wellness related activities such as gym membership, purchase of home fitness equipment, yoga classes and dance classes

About Dillon

Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With over 20 offices and more than 900 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.

Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 17 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.

Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon :

Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences.

Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business.

Please connect with us if you require accommodation in the interview process. We would love to hear from you
Ottawa ON

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