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Stantec Electrical Designer in Burnaby, British Columbia

Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you’ll work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the boundaries on clean energy or grid modernization, you’ll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal generation, and renewable energy in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity

Working with the Substation team out of Burnaby office, the Junior Electrical Designer will be responsible for the design and delivery of high voltage substation projects in British Columbia as well as across North America.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Perform engineering studies such as power flow, short circuit, arc flash, grounding, lightning protection, insulation coordination, cable ampacity, Station Service AC/DC system, rigid and flexible bus, lighting, etc.

  • Conduct detailed design and drafting for switchyard layouts, elevations, ground plan/details, cable and trench routing, Station Service AC/DC distribution, single line diagrams, etc.

  • Prepare technical portion of tendering package, detailed engineering scope, construction specification, inspection and test plan, etc.

  • Provide technical support for procurement, construction and commissioning.

  • Assist in preparing proposals, project plans and estimate.

  • Coordinate with other disciplines during project execution to solve technical issues.

  • Conduct site visit to verify project scope and provide construction site supports as required.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering (preferably in Power System). New graduate with relevant co-op experience will be considered.

  • Direct detailed design experience related to high voltage substations is an asset.

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Microstation.

  • Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills on multi-disciplinary teams, suppliers, sub-consultants and clients.

  • Fluent in both spoken and written English.

  • Valid Class 5 BC driver’s license or equivalent with good standing.

  • Ability to handle and deliver multi-tasks.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering (Power System preferred).

Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Electrical Engineering Technician/Technologist

Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190001CR