Senior Construction Project Engineer (Toronto)

Ecosystem is seeking a passionate and multi-talented specialist for the implementation of energy efficiency projects. The Senior Construction Project Engineer will actively contribute to all stages of project implementation—from construction management to post-project monitoring—as a member of a multidisciplinary technical team of engineers at Ecosystem’s Toronto office. This small and versatile team is responsible for the success of multi-million-dollar projects, and the new Construction Manager will play several roles to ensure that complex energy efficiency projects are delivered on time and on budget. This is a development opportunity for a driven individual who is striving to become a Project Director. Initial relocation or regular travel will be expected to gain exposure on complex projects in the US.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Assessing/verifying mechanical/electrical/structural drawings to ensure the best implementation design;
  • Implementing the Energy Conservation Measures such as boilers, chillers, ventilation, etc. based on the clients’ needs and financial parameters;
  • Managing the procurement process (professionals, equipment, subcontractors), including tender calls, quotation assessments, negotiation, and contract management;
  • Preparing and submitting budget estimates, updating progress, and reviewing cost tracking reports;
  • Managing client expectations and maintaining relationships;
  • Performing regular site visits to assess compliance with design, drawings and specifications, and applicable codes and regulation;
  • Organizing meetings, as required, with the client, subcontractors, and internal resources to resolve issues and ensure smooth project implementation;
  • Monitoring project performance to ensure that anticipated energy savings are attained.
  • Regular travel in the first 18-24 months to projects in the US.
  • Leading and growing a multi-disciplinary team and working with the Regional Manager to develop employees to their full potential.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (mechanical engineering preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in traditional and/or design-build project delivery environments
  • HVAC knowledge

Personal Profile

  • Strong analytical capability and problem-solving orientation
  • Solid planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Autonomous and motivated
  • Strong leadership skills

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
  • Regular travel to site locations and other office locations
  • Smartphone, work uniform, boots, helmet and goggles provided by Ecosystem
  • High performance culture where each employee can make an impact


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