The Opportunity

Sussex, NB

For more than 40 years, Prestige Homes has been designing and building modular and prebuilt homes, multi-family complexes, as well as hotels and educational facilities. We use the latest equipment, systems and technologies, and our processes emphasize timeliness, efficiency, responsibility, and quality assurance for our customers. In 1999, Prestige Homes joined The Shaw Group of Companies, one of the 50 Best Managed Companies in Canada and became part of the history of this 150+ year old business.

Prestige Homes is recruiting a Mechanical or Electrical Technologist to join our engineering and design team at our manufacturing facility in Sussex, New Brunswick. You will be part of a growing and dynamic team who is responsible for designing and organizing the necessary information to bring a customer's home to life.

As a Mechanical or Electrical Technologist, you will provide design and details per appropriate codes and client's requests using AutoCAD and Revit. Coordination with other designers and departments will be necessary to generate accurate and complete information for the production facility. You will participate in code analysis, calculations, take offs, create specifications and detailed drawings. Additionally, you will be required to manage project files, organizing, and distributing them to the appropriate stakeholders.

What you'll do


  • Working directly with Architectural team to understand customer's needs.
  • Preparing necessary plumbing, ventilation or electrical shop drawings, specifications, or other details to fabricate residential and commercial buildings per code and design specifications.
  • Preparing hydraulic load, ventilation, energy efficiency, electrical load, or heat loss calculations.
  • Preparing quantity take-offs and hardcopy drawing package for factory construction.
  • Performing quality checks of drawings & details for codes & standards compliance
  • Collaborate & innovate across departments to improve accuracy and efficiency of drawings, details, and other information.
  • Provide technical assistance to sales, procurement, factory, service, and other departments as required.
  • Other duties related to design and engineering as required.

What you'll need


  • Training or equivalent experience in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Technology, or a relevant field.
  • Understanding of Mechanical & Electrical systems as well as Energy Efficiency as it relates to residential construction.
  • Knowledge of building, plumbing, energy and electrical codes and standards
  • Experience with estimating and quantity takeoffs
  • Strong attention to detail, communication, planning and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office suite with experience using Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, Revit and/or other graphic and design software.

A little bit about us

Prestige Homes

Prestige Homes has been manufacturing beautiful and functional modular homes since 1973, from our manufacturing facility located in Sussex, New Brunswick. This is where our skilled employees precision-engineer modules (sections) of homes to be delivered to the home site, where they are then fitted together and roofing, siding, drywall and flooring are installed.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

  • Flexible work hours to accommodate your busy lifestyle
  • Extended health and dental benefits with company matching pension program
  • Competitive compensation package including participation in our performance-based incentive program.
  • Continuous support for your growth through professional development reimbursement, mentorship, and opportunity to participate in other projects across the organization.
  • An open and inclusive environment that encourages everyone to bring ideas to the table.

If this is the opportunity for you, apply now or visit to apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Shaw Group is committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion which celebrates the successes that comes from a team diverse in expertise, experiences, and perspectives.

We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, welcoming all ethnicities, religions, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability, or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.