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Stantec Intermediate Electrical Designer/Engineer in CALGARY, Alberta

Intermediate Electrical Designer/Engineer - ( 220003AF )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings Electrical Engineering practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building, urban land, and transportation solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future— join us!

Your Opportunity

Your role as an intermediate contributor on our electrical consulting team is to work in a collaborative atmosphere on large, medium, and small projects focused on electrical systems integrated into urban land and transportation systems vary from highly complex designs to problem solving and studies while mentoring and developing the strength of our team members. Using your specialized knowledge of electrical and communication systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards you will lead projects through all project phases championing technical excellence, client relationships, budgets, and schedules while collaborating with and mentoring team members to contribute to the final deliverables. Your efforts will be applied across various sectors including health care, educational, commercial, institutional, recreational, and light industrial. You will participate in the development of integrated proposals working closely with other stakeholders and disciplines to expand our position in the market.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for participating or leading projects of various size and complexity

  • Evaluate, select, and design all electrical systems or products for urban land projects such as underground electrical distribution systems from 25kV through to 240V, including the design of exterior lighting systems for roadways.

  • Evaluate, select, and design all electrical systems or products for transportation projects such as underground electrical distribution systems from 600V to 240V, including the design of exterior lighting systems for roadways.

  • Engage in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.

  • Utilize BIM technologies in the development of three-dimensional models of electrical systems providing markups for junior team members.

  • Prepare and revise documentation in various electrical phases including site lighting, power, communication and system plans.

  • Lead project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, subcontractors, and vendors.

  • Participate in client project requirement meetings, value analysis or value engineering and basic cost estimating.

  • Lead the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents.

  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control on own projects and projects of peers.

  • Assist in the development of new standards and specifications for the electrical group.

  • Oversee and manage multiple projects.

  • Strong Project Management skills including:

    • Supper or Develop project scope, budgets, and design approach for all sizes of projects.
    • Manage project scope, budgets, and team executables on a regular frequency.
    • Be responsible for close out of projects, working with internal and external teams along with contractors.
    • Preparation of lesson learned and look to disseminate knowledge to extended teams.
    • Leading or assisting with the development of proposals.
    • Meet and develop relationships with clients


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Requisite knowledge and application of Canadian Electrical Code, applicable building codes, energy codes and adopted standards

  • Requisite knowledge and application of underground electrical distribution system codes and standards such as those of Fortis Alberta, Enmax, and Epcor including the preparation of planning and load assessment documents.

  • Requisite knowledge and application of Illumination Engineering Society Recommended practices, specifically around the implementation of roadway and area standards.

  • General understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Bring a strong knowledge of electrical systems, means and methods, contract types, materials, and industry standards.

  • Be comfortable developing new client relationships and tracking future projects.

  • Proven track record of maintaining existing client relationships.

  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Thorough understanding of electrical engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.

  • Presentation and interview skills are preferred.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, and AutoCAD.

  • A good knowledge of ETAP is considered an asset.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering & Registered Professional Engineer with APEGA or a CET with ASET In good standing is required.

  • Minimum of 7 years of demonstrated / verified 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.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Job : Electrical Designer

Organization : BC-1153 Buildings-CA Alberta

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 22, 2022, 8:35:37 AM

Req ID: 220003AF

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