The Manager, Mechanical Engineering is a senior role, responsible for the technical direction and supervision of a group of mechanical engineers and technicians. This position functions as a technical specialist and lead engineer in the design of cost-effective mechanical systems and energy conservation solutions for the University campus, facilities and infrastructure, while collaboratively contributing towards providing a safe and accessible, invitingly clean and comfortable, functionally-enriched and well maintained campus environment through service excellence.
Assists with and supports the department’s strategic planning efforts addressing stewardship responsibilities and long-term sustainability of the University’s campus, facilities and infrastructure and maximizing opportunities for efficient delivery of campus services and optimal investments in Universitywide infrastructure
The successful candidate will become a member of a multi-disciplinary construction project team, providing leadership and technical support in the analysis, design and delivery of projects to reduce energy and water consumption; maintaining acceptable indoor air conditions while rationalizing end user requirements with best available environmental, engineering and financial practices.
Responsible for employee relations of support staff reporting to the position, fostering a client-focused, service oriented work environment while establishing and maintaining good working relationships among support staff.
The University of Waterloo is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit/Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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