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Stantec Transmission Line & Distribution Engineering Manager in BURNABY, British Columbia

Transmission Line & Distribution Engineering Manager - ( 210001GN )


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 and hydro generation, and renewable energy in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity

The role of a Transmission Line and Distribution Engineering Manager is to manage our Burnaby engineering team focused on transmission line and distribution projects, and provide leadership, guidance, mentorship and direction to a multi-disciplinary engineering design team. You will interface directly with utility and industry clients and stakeholders to effectively manage project deliverables, with a focus on quality and team collaboration. You will be the local Burnaby office key point of contact for the transmission line and distribution team, supporting the BCOL and BCPL with meeting business objectives.

As a leader experienced in guiding teams you bring the interpersonal skills to foster a positive team environment and support a culture of safety. Ideally you bring experience in working in a consulting environment. Managing local staff will include providing day-to-day technical coaching and guidance, mentorship, and being the responsible lead of project deliverables for assigned projects.

Your previous engineering design and leadership experience will help you with performing a variety of tasks which may include: design management, project engineering management, resource planning, quality management and people management.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise groups of professionals and non-professionals or groups of specialized engineers in the Power sector to execute both large and small projects;

  • Mentor and provide technical support to team members;

  • Liaise with other discipline leads, project managers, vendors, contractors and clients to facilitate smooth flow of information for use in preparing preliminary and detailed design and provide design clarifications and solutions during construction;

  • Provide senior oversight for project managers and project engineers, including engineering design, technical specifications, opinions of probable costs (engineer’s estimates), engineering reports and required applications to regulatory agencies;

  • Participate in the permitting process of projects, which may require meeting with clients, contractors, stakeholders, regulatory authorities, and reviewing agency personnel.

  • Organize and chair regular team meetings to review project and proposal milestones, confirm resource needs, review client expectations, facilitate inter-office work collaboration, and plan team building activities.

  • Attend and report out on progress and resource needs at regular meetings, including key performance indicator tracking.

  • Support the day-to-day activities of assigned projects from inception through engineering, construction, to close out.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong communication skills, including an aptitude for effective leadership and people management

  • Good motivator of people, proven results in excellent staff engagement

  • Comprehensive understanding of all phases of T&D projects, including conventional and alternative delivery methods for public and private clients

  • Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and stakeholders

  • Excellent time-management skills; thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting and efficient use of time and resources

  • Working knowledge of electrical utility systems, policies and procedures including engineering standards

  • Experience working with a major electrical utility and industrial power clients, with a focus on British Columbia and Alberta

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency/experience with Microsoft Outlook and Office, CAD software, utility GIS systems, PLS-CADD

  • Available to travel up to 25%

Education and Experience

We require, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in engineering with at least six to ten years electric power utility experience. Degrees must be from an accredited university in a related field of study

Typical office environment working with computers and sitting at a desk. 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.

Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Job : Energy Engineer

Organization : BC-1182 Power & Dams-Canada West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 10, 2021, 5:33:43 AM

Req ID: 210001GN

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans