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Stantec Senior Electrical Engineer in FAIRBANKS, Alaska

Senior Electrical Engineer - ( 230004MI )


Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.

Your Opportunity

In this role, you will draw on your strong engineering knowledge and deep industry experience to consistently produce superior deliverables that meet project requirements and exceed project manager and client expectations.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Serves as the Lead Electrical Engineer and internal technical design expert on assigned projects.

  • Performs field investigations and analyzes existing conditions to develop comprehensive engineering solutions.

  • Perform power system studies including short-circuit analysis, protective device coordination, and arc-flash studies.

  • Applies strong electrical engineering skills and knowledge to research and develop solutions to complex engineering challenges.

  • Prepares required calculations to meet project requirements.

  • Supports project requirements including basis-of design narratives, cost estimates, drawing documentation, systems design, and technical specifications.

  • Collaborates with project managers and supporting design staff as part of a coordinated design team.

  • Actively participates in the development of junior level design staff through work on projects as well as serving as a trainer, mentor, and resource.

  • Effectively delegates work to production support staff.

  • Reviews drawings and research electrical and safety code issues to comply with national, state, local, and client regulations.

  • Interacts with clients and project stakeholders.

  • Communicates with manufacturers and contractors to address challenges and develop practical designs.

  • Provides input or leads the creation and editing of technical specifications.

  • Develops contract documents that meet required codes, client requirements, and quality assurance standards.

  • Resolves design conflicts and questions and provides recommendations to address issues and add value.

  • Understands and works within project budgets and schedules to help project team meet project financial and schedule goals.

  • Manages electrical-specific projects.

  • Collaborates with the practice and market leaders to obtain and disseminate technical knowledge.

  • Acts as QC reviewer on projects and participates in project Peer Reviews.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Deep electrical design knowledge, including but not limited to electrical, lighting, telecommunications, low-voltage systems, and fire/life safety systems, device layouts, circuiting, panel schedules and load calcs, riser diagrams, and schedules.

  • Ability to independently prepare and review detailed drawings.

  • Ability to integrate design elements with architectural, civil, structural, mechanical and other disciplines to deliver a coordinated design.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with remote design team members, management, and production staff.

  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes and standards.

  • Knowledge of specialty engineering applications such as SKM Power Tools and lighting calculation software.

  • Ability to apply logic, reasoning, and organizational skills to develop concepts and ideas into deliverables.

  • Ability to demonstrate a credible and trustworthy presence through professionalism, demeanor, and technical knowledge.

  • Familiarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively support technical project consultation with key clients and project stakeholders.

  • Familiarity with CAD and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software; in particular, AutoCAD and Revit.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related field plus 8-10 years of relevant experience. Alaska Professional Engineering license or intent to obtain license. Familiarity with various construction delivery process, such as Design-Build is a plus.

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. #DesignYourPlace

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, 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 family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

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 : United States-Alaska-Fairbanks

Other Locations : United States-Alaska, United States

Work Locations :

Fairbanks AK

Organization : BC-2045 Buildings-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 13, 2023, 1:01:08 PM

Req ID: 230004MI

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