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Stantec Electrical Engineer, Renewables Design Lead in Stoney Creek, Ontario

Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you’ll work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the boundaries on clean energy or grid modernization, you’ll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal generation, and renewable energy in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is looking for an Electrical Engineer with design experience in large utility-scale renewable projects including conceptual and detailed design of electrical site layouts, AC and DC collection systems for large ground-mount solar to join our team in the Waterloo, ON office. This position can be located out of any of Stantec's south or central Ontario offices.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for projects of average complexity/size.

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

  • Participates in client project requirement meetings

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

  • Collaborate with project manager to provide status updates, identify additional scope, or request additional resources.

  • Review project documentation including client technical and design specifications.

  • Support team by checking for accuracy and completeness of project deliverables.

  • Support and mentor junior engineers and designers.

  • Accomplish solutions through application of industry standards and electrical engineering design principles specifically in renewable energy systems, including photovoltaic (PV), Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) and power systems.

  • Works on multiple projects.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A self-starter, skilled to navigate engineering design concerns and develop project scope documents, technical reports, cost estimates and project proposals.

  • Participates and collaborates in a project team setting to engage in creative and critical thought.

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

  • Knowledge of industry standards and electrical engineering design principles.

  • Knowledge of renewable energy systems, including photovoltaic (PV), Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS).

  • Knowledge of one-line drawings, elementary and wiring diagrams, equipment specifications (including transformers, MCC, switchgear, substation equipment); power plans, conduit plans, cable schedules, system studies and protective relay settings.

  • Familiar with design and operation of power systems ranging from 480V to 35kV distribution and transmission systems.

  • Knowledge, interpretation, and application of Canadian Electrical Code, National Electrical Code and applicable energy codes.

  • Insight on all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Attentive to project scope, schedule, budget and delivering a high-quality product.

  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD.

  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.

  • Presentation and interview skills are preferred.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering. Licensed Professional Engineer preferred.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in Electrical Engineering & Design. Experience in electrical distribution, Photovoltaic systems is preferred.

Prior experience in consulting for an owner or EPC contactor.

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.

Job: Electrical Engineer

Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Other Locations: Canada-Ontario-Barrie, Canada-Ontario-Stoney Creek, Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-Ontario-Toronto, Canada-Ontario-Mississauga

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 200001GU

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