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Stantec Mechanical Engineer in DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia

Mechanical Engineer - ( 240002KW )


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

As a Mechanical Engineer you will work with guidance and direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineered systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards / practices.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts interpretations of drawings, codes, and other similar materials.

  • Performs Finite Element Analyses for the mechanical discipline using knowledge of relevant software programs.

  • Works with other engineering disciplines in the coordination of the project under the direction of a senior engineer/ designer.

  • Performs field work as directed by a senior engineer/ designer.

  • Performs calculations to analyze and design mechanical systems using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.

  • Assists with engineering duties on projects of various complexity.

  • Assists with collecting data and gathering information to support design decisions.

  • Performs 3D CAD modeling and drafting of work product.

  • Work with contractors and client representatives to manage project activities at client’s facilities.

  • Provides mentoring and informal guidance to junior level staff, may assist in assigning tasks, providing coaching, and checking work.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the senior engineering staff.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Registered P.Eng in the province of Nova Scotia, or other province(s).

  • Understanding of Finite Element Analysis and relevant software programs. Prefer experience with Solidworks Simulation.

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

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

  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.

  • Ability to take direction, follow process and accept feedback and suggestions from senior engineers / designers.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD and 3D mechanical programs; Prefer experience with SolidWorks and/or Inventor.

  • Understanding of machine design, fabrication and manufacturing concepts.

  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing concepts.

  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Professional interpersonal skills with team members and clients.

  • Project management experience is an asset.

  • Client management experience is an asset.

  • Experience working with contractors is an asset.

  • Consulting engineering experience is an asset.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering & P.Eng.

  • Minimum industry experience of 4 years. Co-op/Internship experience preferred.

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 and operations at manufacturing facilities.

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.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth

Organization : BC-1334 Buildings-CA Atlantic Canada

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 9, 2024, 10:49:06 AM

Req ID: 240002KW

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