WE ARE HIRING!

Avalon has been operating in Victoria since 1984. We are a growing team with two offices on Vancouver Island. Our complement of skilled, knowledgeable staff have a history of expertise in mechanical design, as proven by our thousands of projects in a range of industries. We have these excellent career opportunities currently available:

ENGINEER-IN-TRAINING (ENERGY MODELLING): VICTORIA

Job ID: 2020-05

Avalon Mechanical Consultants Ltd. currently has an opening for an Engineer in Training in our Victoria office to join our growing energy modelling team!

Applicants are desired to have the following qualifications for this position:

  • AutoCAD and Revit proficiency
  • Experience with MS Office – specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Completion of a degree in mechanical engineering
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Possesses a good attitude and is an ambitious learner
  • Experienced with energy codes and energy modelling software is an asset

The successful applicant can expect the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare energy models to simulate building energy performance
  • Develop and evaluate energy conservation measures for various building types
  • Design HVAC and plumbing systems for renovations and new constructions
  • Prepare reports by compiling, interpreting, and summarizing engineering data
  • Learn and adapt to various engineering tasks as required to meet changing market demands

Compensation and benefits for this position are to be discussed with applicants on an individual basis.

This position is open to candidates of all skill and experience levels.

PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR: VICTORIA

Job ID: 2020-04

We are looking for a full time friendly, informative, and collaborative project administrator to join our growing company.

You will play an integral part of the team by providing project administrative support to our team of engineering professionals. The role will be primarily focused on accounts receivable and proposal writing but may also include secondary activities such as office administration, marketing, and human resources support.  Team members will count on you to use your organizational skills and excellent customer service to handle, support, and deliver effective solutions to support the business.

You will be expected to:

  • Work in a dynamic, fast paced, and multi tasked environment for multiple project managers, organizing and providing oversight for the company’s accounts receivable.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively prioritize workflow in a fast-paced environment.
  • Utilize billing software (specifically BillQuick) to create invoices for projects and track outstanding A/R.
  • Manage client accounts and follow-up on outstanding accounts to minimize outstanding A/R.
  • Write, review, format documents (invoices, proposals, etc.).
  • Support project managers writing proposals. Strong technical writing and graphical layout capabilities are an asset.
  • Demonstrate that you are impressively resourceful, flexible, and enjoy working in a busy environment.

Your Skills

The requirements.

  • Two years experience (minimum) in a professional office environment or formal school training in a related field.
  • Demonstrable proficiency utilizing a computer, with the ability to quickly learn and utilize advanced features of different programs. Our offices are paperless – the ability to manage, organize, and utilize digital documentation is a requirement.
  • Advanced capabilities using the Microsoft Office suite, specifically Word and Excel. Familiarization with Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, SharePoint/OneDrive.
  • Knowledge of accounts receivable and related processes.
  • Experience using a project management or project billing software. Experience with BillQuick specifically is an asset.
  • Excellent customer service and relationship building skills.
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to prioritize work.
  • Highly organized and able to manage workflow efficiently without continuous supervision
  • Excellent time management and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and to grow with the company.

Avalon Mechanical offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Remuneration for this position will be discussed with applicants on an individual basis.

This posting closes March 6th, 2020.

INTERMEDIATE MECHANICAL ENGINEER – NANAIMO 

Job ID: 2020-01

Avalon Mechanical is a well-established professional engineering firm that has been operating on Vancouver Island since 1984. We are a dynamic team with growing offices in Victoria and Nanaimo. Collectively, we offer a complement of skilled, knowledgeable staff providing services in all areas of building systems design for both new and existing buildings in a range of industries. Our focus is on affordable energy-efficient plumbing, HVAC and fire suppression systems. Over the years we’ve worked on thousands of projects, including commercial developments, government buildings, institutional organizations as well as residential and small tenant improvements.

Avalon Mechanical Consultants currently has an opening for an Intermediate Mechanical Engineer in our Nanaimo office. The ideal candidate for this role has a minimum of five years of experience producing construction documents, plans and calculations for fire suppression, plumbing, and HVAC systems.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Prepare calculations, designs, plans, and specifications for fire suppression, plumbing, and HVAC systems;
  • Ensure technical accuracy and competency of design details through to construction completion;
  • Direct and work with technologist staff to develop working drawings;
  • Field reviews to ensure continued compliance with design documents;
  • Project management and client liaison;

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree from an accredited University;
  • Registration as a professional engineer (P.Eng.) in BC, or eligibility for registration;
  • Five years of relevant consulting experience;
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD;
  • Excellent time management and communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Willingness to learn and adopt best practices;
  • Seasoned collaborator and an ambitious learner with a positive and pro-active attitude;
  • Great team member.

Avalon Mechanical offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Remuneration for this position will be discussed with applicants on an individual basis.

Please send your application to careers@avalonmechanical.com

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.