Construction Project Engineer

Join a purpose-driven company. Work on complex projects, accelerate your career and make an impact.

With close to 200 employees spanning five offices across North America, growth is an understatement at Ecosystem. As an emerging market leader, possibilities are endless. Every day, our people challenge the status quo to design and implement creative energy solutions to reduce GHG emissions, enhance asset value and improve occupant wellness. With the current climate crisis and increasing number of aging buildings, tailored energy solutions are no longer a nice-to-have but a necessity.

In addition to our unique approach, we’re in the business of guaranteeing project results, from financial and operational efficiency to capital planning, to environmental sustainability to name a few. This means you’ll be working in an intrapreneurial environment where you’ll be encouraged to surpass yourself at every opportunity. To support our growth objectives, we need a Construction Project Engineer to implement energy efficiency projects on time and on budget, from start to finish. Where many see challenges, we see a world of opportunities.

What You’ll Be Doing

As a critical member of a small and versatile team, you’ll be contributing to the success of multi-million-dollar projects.

  • Perform regular site visits to assess compliance with design, drawings and specifications, and applicable codes and regulation
  • Assess and verify mechanical/electrical/structural drawings to ensure the best design implementation
  • Execute Energy Conservation Measures—such as combined heat and power, boilers, chillers, ventilation, etc.—based on the clients’ project requirements and financial parameters
  • Build and maintain a local network for accurate pricing and cost estimates
  • Manage the procurement process (professionals, equipment, subcontractors), including tender calls, quotation assessments, negotiation, and contract management
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates, updating progress, and reviewing cost tracking reports
  • Manage client expectations and maintain relationships
  • Organize meetings, as required, with the client, subcontractors, and internal resources to resolve issues and ensure smooth project implementation
  • Monitor project performance to ensure that anticipated energy savings are attained

About You

  • 5+ years of experience in a traditional and/or design-build project delivery environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience in construction management
  • HVAC knowledge
  • Professional Engineer license is an asset
  • Strong analytical capability and problem-solving skills
  • Solid planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Autonomous and able to demonstrate good judgment
  • Self-sufficient and motivated

Compensation and Benefits

  • Ecosystem is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive compensation package including health insurance
  • Permanent position
  • 40-hour week (flexible hours)
  • Great working conditions in a friendly work atmosphere
  • High performance culture where each employee can make an impact
  • Occasional travel to other office locations (more frequent during the training period)
  • Opportunity to relocate to other US locations after three years
  • Smartphone, work uniform, boots, helmet and goggles provided by Ecosystem


  • Valid driver’s licence


  • New York, NY