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Energy Business Unit - Energy Engineer/Project Manager

SysEne is a small niche consultancy providing leading advisory services and engineering focused on all aspects of energy and carbon management. We help industrial, municipal and first nations with their big and small challenges, everything from clean energy supply to world-leading carbon management strategies. Come join a team of highly skilled and experienced professionals who bring their passion for engineering to help solve society’s energy and carbon management challenges. We are known for our technical expertise; our client list is expanding and we are seeking additional help in project management and technical analysis. The position will be based out of our Vancouver office in lovely Gastown.


Your role will be to

  • Plan project deliverables, work breakdown, and schedule,
  • Manage client relations on existing projects,  
  • Coordinate with the technical team for project execution, including balancing resources and priorities and managing project budgets
  • Participate as part of the technical team in project execution activities such as site visits, research, analysis, and report-writing
  • Identify opportunities for follow-on work with clients
  • Assist with proposal writing and fee estimates


The position requires the following qualifications:

  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a fully licensed professional with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists BC or other provincial engineering association. (Note:  Candidates without an engineering degree but with an equivalent combination of technical training and experience will be considered.)
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a consultant
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the industrial sector (such as mining, pulp and paper, or oil and gas)
  • Minimum 2 year’s experience in energy and GHG management (performing audits, identifying potential savings measures, estimating project costs and savings, performing savings verifications)
  • Minimum 1 year’s experience leading project teams
  • Familiarity with energy-using equipment typically found at industrial sites (for instance motors, pumps, heaters, conveyors)
  • Ability to perform a basic economic analysis of projects
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to assess clients’ level of sophistication in energy and GHG management and scope project deliverables accordingly
  • Ability and initiative to quickly become conversant with new client-specific processes and equipment
  • Ability to maintain a positive and cooperative attitude when challenged


Preference may be given to candidates with any of the following:

  • Familiarity with energy and GHG management standards such as ISO 50001 and Mining Association of Canada Towards Sustainable Mining criteria
  • Certified Energy Manager, Certified Measurement and Verification Professional, Project Management Professional, Certified ISO 14064 Auditor
  • Sustainable Energy Management Advanced Certificate (BCIT), Master of Engineering Leadership in Clean Energy (UBC), or similar
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in one or more specific industrial sectors such as mining, pulp and paper, or oil and gas


Send us your resume and cover letter to careers@sysene.com and reference posting “2020-01” in the subject line.

Posted on January 29, 2020
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