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Stantec Senior Electrical Engineer in OTTAWA, Ontario

Senior Electrical Engineer - ( 230004SN )


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

Our Ottawa office is looking for a highly motivated Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing, multi-disciplinary team. Responsibilities include the design of electrical systems including power distribution, essential and life safety systems, lighting, power system studies, preparing proposals and working closely with internal and external clients, contractors and suppliers. If you are an excellent communicator and skilled problem-solver with strong attention to detail, then we have a dynamic work environment where you can play a pivotal role in a diverse range of buildings projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for overall project electrical design; prioritizing quality while meeting deliverable deadlines, monitoring project scope, and adhering to project budgets.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and mentoring to intermediate and junior staff.

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

  • Participate/Lead client project requirement meetings, value analysis, and cost estimating.

  • Support / lead technical sections of assigned proposal pursuits.

  • Develop and manage project scope, budget, design approach, staffing and schedule for projects of varying sizes and complexities in coordination with the project manager.

  • Evaluate, select, specify, and design applicable electrical engineered systems or products required for the project, ranging from 120V to 44kV.

  • Lead the development of electrical design deliverables such as single line drawings, elementary and wiring diagrams, equipment specifications (including transformers, MCC (Motor Control Center), switchgear, substation equipment); power plans, conduit plans, cable schedules, system studies and protective relay settings.

  • Engage in the development of designs through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats including 3D design tools.

  • Coordinate across engineering disciplines within the project team to facilitate development of deliverables.

  • Lead / contribute to the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction support documents.

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

  • Contribute to our culture of continuous improvement by sharing lessons learned.

  • Local travel within the National Capital Region for site inspections and client meetings.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Self-starter, skilled and experienced in navigating engineering design concerns and developing project scope documents, technical reports, cost estimating and project proposals.

  • Comprehensive understanding of design standards and codes for electrical power systems.

  • Knowledge of industry standards and electrical engineering design principles.

  • Familiar with design and operation of power systems ranging from 120V to 44kV.

  • Knowledge, interpretation, and application of Canadian Electrical Code, Ontario Electrical Safety Code, and Ontario Building Code.

  • Team player, collaborator with interpersonal skills with experience in managing and coordinating people.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills and aptitude for problem solving.

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD is an asset.

  • Experience and proficiency using ETAP, SKM and/or EasyPower would be beneficial.

  • Presentation and interview skills is an asset.

  • Experience working with Revit and BIM exposure is considered an advantage.

  • Green technology interest; LEED® Accredited Professional designation considered an asset.

Education and Experience

  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering; Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario.

  • License to practice engineering in Quebec is considered an asset.

  • A minimum 10 years of related electrical engineering design experience is required.

  • Electrical design experience in low, medium and high voltage, systems lighting, power distribution, grounding, fire alarm, communications and security systems.

  • Experience with industrial building design is considered an asset.

  • Experience working with Revit and BIM exposure is considered an advantage.

  • Green technology interest; LEED® Accredited Professional designation considered an asset.

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 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-Ontario-Ottawa

Organization : BC-1633 Buildings-CA Ottawa

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 24, 2023, 7:43:42 AM

Req ID: 230004SN

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