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Stantec Project Manager Wireless Consulting ICT in LYNNWOOD, Washington

Project Manager Wireless Consulting ICT - ( 230000CY )


Stantec is a dynamic, a multi-discipline consulting firm that provides design on some of the most technically advanced projects in the world, and helps or clients develop leading edge technology solutions. We believe that technology does not just follow the business of design, but it drives the user experience, operational efficiencies and client satisfaction. We promote a great team atmosphere and are dedicated to employee development through mentoring and educational programs. At Stantec, you will be part of a community that's driven to meet the needs of the present while contributing to a sustainable future.

Your Opportunity

The Project Manager, Wireless Consulting applies technical skills and knowledge to manage key wireless consulting deliverables that meet project requirements and exceed client expectations. Work consists of the design of a variety wireless communications systems including Public Safety Radio Systems and in-building distributed antenna systems (public safety and cellular).

Your Key Responsibilities

Project Involvement - approximately 85% of time.

  • Manages various Wireless Technology projects and tasks of a size and revenue level appropriate to the expertise associated with the staff level.

  • Technology systems include but are not limited to:

  • In-building distributed antenna systems

  • Emergency responder radio coverage systems

  • Commercial cellular neutral-host systems

  • 802.11 WLAN

  • Land Mobile Radio Systems

  • 700 MHz

  • 800 MHz

  • VHF

  • UHF

  • Public Safety Communications

  • Microwave Backhaul

  • Paging Systems

  • Commercial Cellular Communications (4G LTE, 5G NR)

  • Shares knowledge with others by serving as a trainer, mentor, and technical resource for wireless designers.

  • Holds project team members accountable for project deliverables, budget, and schedule.

  • Manages project targets for Scope, Schedule, and Fee.

  • Manages stakeholders’ expectations.

  • Periodically acts as Quality Control reviewer on projects.

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

  • Effectively delegates work to production support and design staff.

  • Delivers contract deliverables that meet required codes and quality standards.

  • Learning/Maintaining and Expanding Technical Skills - approximately 4-5% of time.

  • Develops knowledge of wireless communication technologies, trends and the markets as they apply to the various project types.

  • Proactively pursues additional knowledge in related disciplines by attending available internal and external training.

Meetings, initiatives, and projects - approximately 5-6% of time.

  • Attends in-house project and discipline meetings and out of office client meetings.

  • Actively participates in meetings, initiatives, and projects that support Business Center and company goals.

Business Development/Marketing - approximately 3%-4% of time.

  • Nurtures existing client relationships and proactively pursues opportunities for new business.

  • Provides client consultation, drawing on professional expertise and deep knowledge of Stantec’s Wireless Communications Consulting services.

  • Attends periodic client events.

  • Develops and delivers client presentations.

  • Pursues project opportunities and initiates projects.

  • Attend and participate in industry events.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Demonstrated understanding and implementation of the principles of project management.

  • Ability to manage clients, projects, and teams to budget and schedule while meeting key stakeholder critical success factors.

  • Familiarity with, and ability to produce, project-related documents and documentation standards required of a Project Manager.

  • Ability to integrate design elements with other disciplines to deliver a coordinated design.

  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes and Technology standards (TIA, IEEE, NFPA, IFC)

  • Deep understanding and knowledge of various voice/data radio technologies, 802.11 WLAN systems, public safety operations, in-building distributed antenna systems, commercial cellular network technology.

  • Knowledge of government operations, public safety operations, healthcare, higher education, and military stakeholders and key decision-makers.

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

  • Strong client communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to apply logic, reasoning, and organizational skills to structure concepts and ideas into projects.

  • Functional knowledge of recent versions of 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM); in particular, Revit MEP.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Demonstrated understanding of FCC proceedings and licensing processes as it relates to VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, and 800 MHz public safety.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Cellular Communications Services including frequency bands utilized by the various carriers and technologies deployed.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors' degree in electrical engineering or related field plus 8 years related professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated skills.

  • Experience delivering wireless consulting and design services to Owners in diverse markets including public safety, healthcare, commercial, data center, higher education, civic and government.

  • FCC GROL, IEEE WCP certification preferred. EIT and/or PE, encouraged.

  • Project management training certification (Project Management Professional certification, or equivalent).


Auxiliary Qualifications

Qualifications listed below, while not necessarily a requirement for this position in each circumstance, provide additional depth and value to the role.

  • Experience with outdoor RF Propagation modeling software (EDX or similar)

  • Experience with design documentation including ACAD, Revit and Visio

  • Experience with CSI Specification, specifically division 27 and 28.

  • Experience indoor RF Propagation modeling (iBwave, Ekahau or similar)

  • Experience with Spectrum Analyzer

  • Knowledge of specialty calculations including FCC NIER and intermodulation analysis.

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

Office Location and Schedule

  • This position will exist at the Stantec location in Lynnwood, WA (other locations will be considered on a case-by-case basis).

  • This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The staff member frequently is required to sit, talk and hear. The staff member is frequently required to visit and navigate existing facilities and construction sites, which often requires the ability to walk and climb. The staff member must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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 w ith 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-Washington-Lynnwood

Organization : BC-2048 Buildings-US Northwest

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 25, 2023, 11:48:13 PM

Req ID: 230000CY

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