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Stantec Lighting Co-Op/Intern - Buildings (Summer 2023) in Chicago, Illinois

Lighting Co-Op/Intern - Buildings (Summer 2023) - ( 2200034J )


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 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 solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

Are you a student or upcoming graduate studying lighting design as part of an engineering or design program? Do you have a passion for design, sustainability and creative problem solving? Are you seeking an exciting job opportunity where you can experience the field of lighting design within a collaborative multidisciplinary environment?

Stantec's Lighting Design group offers talented professionals the opportunity to transform visions into designs that illuminate some of the most impressive buildings in the world. We are currently seeking a student intern lighting designer to spend the summer working with our award-winning Lighting Design group. The candidate would be responsible for working on lighting designs, fixture selection, lighting controls, energy code compliance and all aspects of lighting design and documentation. The preferred candidate will be a self-starter that enjoys working collaboratively alongside other creative minds and problem solvers.

This position will be comprised of a mixture of remote and in-person working. Location could be in our Butler / Pittsburgh, Denver, Seattle, San Diego, or Chicago offices.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Producing lighting layouts in Revit.

  • Photometric calculations utilizing AGI32 or LightStanza software.

  • Energy code compliance calculations.

  • Report writing.

  • Developing presentation materials, renderings, and graphic packages.

  • Developing luminaire schedules and pulling product specification sheets.

  • Develop and review mock-ups.

  • Collaboration with design team.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Can-do approach to project work and assignments.

  • Competent knowledge of Revit.

  • Familiarity with BIM applications such as SketchUp, Enscape, Navisworks, Lumion, Rhino.

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to research and present design options.

  • Strong prioritization and time-management skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Competent knowledge of and proficiency with photometric calculation software such as LightStanza, AGI32, photometric toolbox, and IES files.

Education and Experience

Students actively pursuing a 4-year degree in an accredited design or engineering program with a focus on lighting design.

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 : United States-Pennsylvania-Butler

Other Locations : United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Ohio-Cleveland, United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-California-San Diego

Organization : BC-2180 Buildings-US Pennsylvania

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Part-time

Job Posting : Sep 15, 2022, 7:29:16 AM

Req ID: 2200034J

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