Senior Project Manager, Mechanical and Electrical


Status: Full-Time Administration

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Faculty/Department: Capital Development & Facilities Management

Campus/Location: North Campus

Salary: Admin 06: $95,401 – $143,101


Find Your Spot at Humber College

At Humber, our career paths open up a world of infinite possibilities for you to explore. People are at the heart of the Humber experience. Here, every day we work shoulder to shoulder to deliver excellence, and in doing so, we redefine what it means to be a leader in polytechnic education. Humber employees are a diverse group of committed, caring and fun-loving people.  

We take finding and growing the right talent very seriously. We strive to find and nurture extraordinary employees who bring their best each day.  

If you are interested in working in higher education and are looking to contribute to the largest polytechnic College in Ontario, as we shape the future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.  


What you will do:

Under the general direction of the Associate Director, Energy & Climate Change in the Capital Development & Facilities Management department – the Senior Project Manager, Mechanical & Electrical, is primarily responsible for the effective delivery of complex, often multi-million dollar and multi-year, mechanical and electrical infrastructure projects while minimizing disruption to college operations.    

A broad range of projects is expected, examples include:

  • Converting heating distribution systems from steam to hot water.  
  • Decommissioning of the existing campus steam heating plants and network, constructing new hot water pipe networks and installing new central plant equipment.
  • Converting CV Systems to VAV
  • Replacing/Retrofitting AHUs, replacing Energy Recovery Ventilators
  • Managing engineering feasibility studies for long-term strategic planning of heating and cooling asset
  • Replacing end of life Central Plant equipment (boilers, chiller) with  more efficient and systems (e.g. heat pumps, heat recovery chillers).
  • Extending heating and cooling networks to connect to buildings not currently supplied by central utilities plants.
  • Installation of new building level hot water to hot water heat exchangers
  • Optimizing the operation of existing heating, cooling and ventilation systems. Minimizing supply and return temperatures to support low carbon heating sources.
  • Building level modifications, which could include: building side piping modifications, upgrading AHU coils, local humidification, domestic hot water (DHW) connections.  
  • Installing low carbon energy sources to serve heating and cooling systems.
  • Implementing demand reduction strategies to leverage lower Global Adjustment costs. 

These projects will support Humber’s Integrated Energy Master Plan (IEMP) and Climate Action Plan, both are long-term, strategic, multi-phase plans with the aim of making Humber a leader in global energy efficiency and climate action. 

The incumbent will manage all aspects of delivering these project from Request for Proposal (RFP) development, design, tendering, construction, commissioning, deficiency completion, warranty reviews and post-construction operation optimization.  

What you bring to the role:


  • The successful candidate will possess a 4-year degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • The success candidate will also posses a P. Eng. designation, and licensed to practice in the Province of Ontario; or equivalent.
  • A certified Project Management Professional (PMP) designation an asset


The successful candidate will have 5-9 years of experience in the following:

  • Experience with project management and construction;
  • Experience delivering large scale construction projects, in traditional, construction management and/or design-build project delivery environment;
  • Experience in diverse mechanical building services projects, including air-based and hydronic systems, boilers, chillers, rooftop, HVAC, controls, piping;
  • Experience with geo-exchange, heat pumps, biomass, and/or other alternate energy technologies;
  • Experience with designing or constructing central utility plants and/or central plant equipment;
  • Experience in district cooling or heating network design or construction;
  • Experience with commissioning;
  • Knowledge of financial, contractual and other administrative procedures;
  • Knowledge of safety guidelines and project specific safety requirements;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Well organized, self-directed work habits with a demonstrated ability to prioritize and schedule tasks managing multiple projects s imultaneously in a dynamic environment;
  • Ability to coordinate multiple stakeholders with independence and professionalism.

What’s In it for you?

  • An opportunity to have an impact with a post-secondary institution, poised to do great things.
  • Diverse, hard-working, committed team of people who care about each other.
  • Tools and technology that will allow you to succeed at your job.
  • Amazing perks
  • Highly supportive work culture

At Humber College we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it!  Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and a progressive mindset goes a long way at Humber. If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, consider applying and tell us why you are a great candidate for this job. Find your Spot at Humber!

We thank you for your interest in working with Humber College. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Consideration for Support Staff and Academic positions will be given to internal employees in accordance with the respective Collective Agreements.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek Indigenous Peoples and individuals from equity-deserving groups with demonstrated skills and knowledge to deal with all aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion in a post-secondary environment.


Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our HR Generalists will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats upon request.

Anti-Discrimination Statement

At Humber College, all forms of discrimination and harassment are prohibited. Students and employees have the right to study, live and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. If you need assistance on concerns related to discrimination and harassment, please contact the Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion


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