Mechanical Design Manager

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Axiom Builders (BC)

About the Company

Axiom Builders prides itself on being a very personable company with serious commitment to building things right.  As a leading general contractor of mixed-use, residential, commercial, and special projects, the company is well respected across Western Canada. Our people share a commitment to service, integrity and quality and this collective vision has led to immense growth over the years. Since 2003, we have grown to become one of British Columbia’s largest construction companies with over 25 notable projects with 6000 condo units currently under construction. Headquartered in Vancouver, Axiom also has a branch office in Calgary with satellite offices in Victoria, Edmonton and Seattle.

About the Role

Reporting to the Senior Design Manager, the Mechanical Design Manager will play a key role in ensuring quality and cost effective delivery of mechanical systems. The successful candidate will work closely with estimating, field operations, and designers to see what mechanical systems are available, checking drawings or documents, obtaining quotes from sub-trades for each project and ensuring activities comply with specifications, requirements and codes.  You will be trusted to:

  • Collaborate with Project Managers in communicating updates and progress to clients, including updating and planning schedule requirements, review drawings and specifications, follow-up with consultants and sub-trades, and take all mechanical project components to completion;
  • Work closely with our virtual construction and design team on specifications of new construction;
  • Participate in the selection of sub-trade partners and suppliers to ensure scope of work is accurate and to provide guidance on minimizing risk and maximizing the quality of results on contracts as an experienced partner for the Estimating team;
  • Manage and stay involved in the claims management process as it relates to mechanical installations and quality control; in turn, train field staff to inspect for related and future mechanical issues in the building process
  • Act as the go-to person for mechanical expertise for the organization and facilitate all meetings, concerns and discussions;
  • Coordinate M&E activities to comply with specifications, requirements and codes.

What you Bring

The ideal candidate is a mechanical engineer by trade and is experienced in the design component of the field. You describe yourself as intermediate to advanced in BIM and are excited to bring your mechanical expertise to a virtual construction department of a general contractor. You are technical and analytical; and you are open-minded to opportunities for continuous learning and development. Although you have advanced and senior in your career, you are still passionate about what you do and don't mind getting your hands dirty when necessary. Most of all, you take pride in your work and you want to continue delivering great work with a company that is committed not only to growth but also to its people.


Our Must Haves

  • At least 5 years of mechanical engineering experience, ideally with an engineering firm
  • Knowledge of BIM/VDC language and technology
  • Experience with residential or commercial tower construction is preferred
  • Knowledge of Revit MEP platform will be considered an asset
  • Academic degree in Engineering (ideally mechanical), or a combination of education and industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to influence decisions and champion new ideas in a growing team


Your Rewards

Axiom Builders is not only committed to the growth of the business, but also to the success and development of our people. We recognize that people are the drivers behind Axiom’s success, and we provide our team with the tools and support they need to start, continue, and advance their long-term career with our organization.


At Axiom, we offer a very competitive compensation structure that supplements your regular income with a robust benefits package:

  • Medical and Dental Coverage: Our industry leading benefits package covers you and your dependents at no cost;
  • RRSP Matching Program: We support your future goals by matching up to 5% of your salary;
  • Professional Development and Education Support: We are keen on internal growth and development, which is why we are excited to fully support you in your pursuit of achieving further education.


How to Apply

At Axiom Builders Inc., we are always on the lookout for talented people who are passionate about what they do. If you love what you do, and believe that with the right tools and opportunities you can do the best work of your life, please submit an application to our careers portal.


While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.


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