Johnson Controls Lead Engineer – P3 Mechanical & Energy Optimization - Virtual in Ontario, Canada

Under minimal direction, develops conceptual solutions for P3 projects based on the project team design, energy and FM requirements and JCI pursuit team direction and strategies. Develops a final solution which meets the requirements as described in the Performance Output Specification. Able to provide design-assist input from a facility lifecycle perspective which results in greater system efficiency and lowest net present costs. Manages the development of a compelling business case for the proposed scope of work. Leads and manages the development of larger, complex and strategic projects from inception through Financial Close. Responsible for generating and managing a development budget and timeline.

Preferred candidate will have P3 market specialization with experience in developing P3 infrastructure solutions from a Service Provider perspective. Maintains networking relationships with Project Developers, General Contractors and Architects from the P3 industry and actively participates in promoting the marketplace. Having a strong understanding of the regulatory, legislative and procurement process unique to the P3 market is an asset.

Has an understanding of JCI capabilities (e.g., energy management, operations & maintenance, building automation systems, security, fire systems, building–wide system integration, services, finance, etc.) and is able to apply these technologies and services in a cost effective solution to comply with customer requirements. Must also have demonstrated ability to lead this process, engage other needed resources internally or externally and assist in presenting the final solution in accordance with the governance protocol.


  1. On assigned P3 projects, reviews Design & Construction (D&C) team drawings and specifications to influence suitability of design to FM & Energy requirements. Drives optimization of building systems and equipment design and works with D&C team to develop energy use and cost strategy to arrive to lowest NPV.

  2. Delivers Energy Consumption Guarantee Target for NPV calculations. Works with D&C team on required energy modeling inputs for the development of the energy target, and manages the process to develop the energy model and Final Report.

  3. Attends project team design team meetings and represents JCI in a professional and collaborative manner to review and influence design in relation to suitability with Facility Management requirements.

  4. Reviews relevant Request for Proposal (RFP) schedules (initially and on an ongoing basis as addendums are developed) and provides input to Sales, Legal and D&C team from an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) perspective. Assists Business Development Director (BDD) with proposal bid text, black-line of project documents including Project Agreement, Facility Management Services Agreement, Interface Agreement and project matrix outlining the division of responsibilities.

  5. Provides input and assistance as required in regards to building systems design to O&M team estimating costs for 30 years. Works with O&M team on Operational and Lifecycle costing strategies. Provides specification insight, benchmarking, risk mitigation strategies and best practices from other similar facilities.

  6. Participates and presents at Bi-lateral meetings/presentations with Customers and Owners team including: Design Presentation Meetings and Commercially Confidential Meetings.

  7. Prepares strategic or clarifying requests for information in the areas of energy management, technology and scope of services.

  8. Assists Sales as needed in preparing and presenting the evolving project details in internal management reviews throughout the procurement process.

  9. Ensures a smooth transfer of knowledge to the members of the Transition team after Financial Close.

  10. Participates in appropriate professional organizations and builds relationships within the P3 industry.

  11. Leads or participates in other duties as assigned.

Provides leadership for the development of solutions in the P3 Market.


Bachelor's degree in engineering, or a related field, MBA desirable. Requires 10 years of engineering, energy management, construction, and/or facility operations, with excellent knowledge of building-related systems and services.

Demonstrated experience in building design, construction and O&M with the skills and comfort level to influence other members on a P3 consortium team. Possesses strong project management skills for managing large development projects with diverse resources. Excellent presentation and communication skills required. Strong conceptual skills required for developing innovative solution designs. Has excellent customer-facing skills and is comfortable presenting at the C-level.

Strong team leader, able to quickly assemble and manage a solution development team as required. Has excellent business analysis skills used to create compelling business cases. Possesses solid working knowledge of common computer applications (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, etc.). Ability to travel up to 30%.

Job: *Engineering

Organization: *Building Efficiency

Title: Lead Engineer – P3 Mechanical & Energy Optimization - Virtual

Location: CAN-Ontario-Richmond Hill

Requisition ID: WD30033384314

Other Locations: CAN-Alberta-Calgary, CAN-Quebec-St Laurent, CAN-British Columbia-Vancouver