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Manager - Building Engineering Services

10 Diana Dr, Orillia, ON L3V 8K8, Canada ● 115 Sandford Fleming Dr, Collingwood, ON L9Y 5A6, Canada ● 41 King St, Barrie, ON L4N 6B5, Canada ● 5335 Canotek Rd, Gloucester, ON K1J 9L4, Canada ● Town of, 8 Barron Dr, Bracebridge, ON P1L 0A1, Canada Req #48
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Tatham Engineering is dedicated to enhancing our communities. Are you looking to enhance your career and apply your technical expertise to meaningful work?

We are seeking an experienced, accomplished, and self-motivated Senior Manager to take on the (new) role of developing and managing our growing Building Engineering Services market sector. This position is part of the senior management team and would work closely with our senior managers of our Structural, Mechanical and Electrical departments. In this role is you would be responsible for leading the growth and raising the profile of our building engineering services market sector and shaping the future direction of Tatham.

This position will oversee the management, growth and development of our Building Engineering Services market sector. This will include working in close collaboration with our Structural, Mechanical and Electrical departments while building a team of group leaders, project managers, and technical support staff specifically in the building engineering services market. This position may also include Project Management for select building projects as required.

The Manager – Building Engineering Services will be a progressive, collaborative, energetic, and entrepreneurial-minded professional engineer with at least 10-15 years of consulting experience in the field of building engineering. The applicant can be either a structural, mechanical or electrical engineer by training but would benefit from having general knowledge in all areas with a specific focus and knowledge of the Ontario Building Code

The variety of work will provide opportunities for the Senior Manager to advance their skills and practical experience in a collaborative environment. There are shareholder opportunities available with this role and a company focus on professional development with opportunities for growth within Tatham Engineering. We are an employee-owned company with over 180 staff, including over 70 shareholders.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Communicate regularly with Group Leaders and Project Managers to provide updates on actions and strategies to achieve group goals and targets
  • Develop and execute quarterly business plans, set goals and targets for the group as established to expand both services provided and market areas
  • Communicate regularly with other Senior Managers and Branch Office Managers to discuss items of mutual interest - sharing resources, technical support, business development activities, etc.
  • Assist and monitor Project Managers with respect to establishing and tracking budgets, schedules, staff utilization and profitability targets as set through discussions with the Executive Team
  • Develop, manage, lead, train, discipline, mentor and motivate all members of the group
  • Manage and complete projects as a Senior Engineer and Project Manager
  • Lead business development and raise the profile of the building engineering market sector and the company

Key Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10-15 years of relevant  engineering experience in either structural, mechanical or electrical  engineering
  • P.Eng. in the Province of Ontario is preferred, will also consider CET, PMP or related
  • Thorough understanding of relevant legislation, guidelines and standards (Ontario Building Code)
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills
  • Experience with business development, project management and leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and work independently under minimal supervision
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Why Tatham? 

At Tatham, our key values are reflected in everything we do. We aim to be the engineering consulting firm of choice by upholding our core values: Service, Communication, Teamwork, Relationships & Community. Our company has experienced significant growth by putting these values into action.  

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation, benefits, health spending account, RRSP matching and profit sharing
  • Flexible work arrangements and work-life balance
  • Paid volunteer opportunities
  • Vacation starting at 3 weeks minimum for all positions – prorated in the first year
  • Challenging and rewarding work on notable projects
  • Professional development, training, mentorship program and career progression opportunities
  • Reimbursement for annual professional dues
  • Collaborative and engaging workplace environment
  • Regular office/team socials and recreational outings, including an activity allowance for approved events
  • Shareholder opportunities

Company Information

Tatham Engineering is a Canadian employee-owned, consulting engineering firm that specializes in Coastal, Land Development, Municipal, Structural (Buildings and Bridges), Transportation, Water Resources, Water & Wastewater, Electrical and Mechanical engineering, and provides specialized services in Air & Noise, Climate Resilience and Hydrogeology. The firm was founded in Collingwood, Ontario, in 1988 and currently employs over 180 staff with branch offices in Barrie, Orillia, Bracebridge and Ottawa.


Tatham is proud to be recognized as one of Southwestern Ontario’s Top Employers of 2024 and Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers of 2024!

Diversity, Inclusion, and Accommodations

Tatham Engineering is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. We are committed to ensuring the selection process is inclusive, accessible, and barrier-free. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources at and the request will be addressed confidentially.  

Location on Google Maps
  • 10 Diana Dr, Orillia, ON L3V 8K8, Canada
  • 115 Sandford Fleming Dr, Collingwood, ON L9Y 5A6, Canada
  • 41 King St, Barrie, ON L4N 6B5, Canada
  • 5335 Canotek Rd, Gloucester, ON K1J 9L4, Canada
  • Town of, 8 Barron Dr, Bracebridge, ON P1L 0A1, Canada