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Stantec Senior Electrical Engineer in SAN DIEGO, California

Senior Electrical Engineer - ( 230004QP )


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

In this role, you will draw on your strong buildings 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 Designer and internal technical design expert on assigned projects.

  • Serves as the Task Manager for the electrical discipline on assigned projects.

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

  • May perform power system studies including load flow analysis, short-circuit analysis, protective coordination, and arc-flash studies.

  • Applies strong buildings 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, opinions-of-probable-costs 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 design and junior engineering staff through work on projects as well as serving as a trainer, mentor and resource for junior design staff.

  • Effectively delegates work to production support staff.

  • Reviews drawings and researches electrical and safety code issues to comply with national, city, state, and county regulations.

  • Frequently 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.

  • Provides contract documents that meet required codes 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 manager meet project financial and schedule goals.

  • 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 buildings electrical design knowledge, including but not limited to electrical, lighting, 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, ICT, mechanical and other disciplines to deliver a coordinated design.

  • Strong knowledge applicable codes and standards.

  • Knowledge of specialty engineering applications such as SKM Power Tools.

  • Ability to apply logic, reasoning, and organizational skills to structure 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 MEP and Revit MEP.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Travel is required to meet engagement/client requirements - may include regional, national, or international based on the contracted requirements.

  • Successful history of collaboration and teaming with electrical contractors on Design-Build projects.

  • Familiarity with various construction delivery process, such as Design Assist, Progressive Design-Build, and Design-Build.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience.

  • Professional License and LEED credentials are a plus.

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

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Salary Range(s):

  • CA Other Areas $76,400 - CA Other Areas $110,800 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CA (SF Area includes SF, SJS & WLC)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

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-California-San Diego

Work Locations :

San Diego CA

Organization : BC-2045 Buildings-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 22, 2023, 3:58:45 PM

Req ID: 230004QP

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