Electrical Designer - ( 230003DK )
As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful.
Join the Integrated team to deliver innovation for the long run on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world. Our team works on a wide array of projects in areas including generation, transmission and distribution, waste water, oil and gas and mining. 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 group to contribute to some of the most cutting-edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, push the boundaries of clean energy or grid modernization, you’ll find yourself working with leaders in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.
In this position of an Electrical Designer/Technician/Technologist, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team of engineers and technologists on multiple projects for a range of public and private sector clients in North America. This is suitable for a motivated, energetic individual who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment. Work performed will be under the general supervision of a Senior Electrical Designer/Technician/Technologist or Engineer.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
The selected candidate will be responsible for developing and coordinating electrical models and electronic documents on both large and small-scale projects within the global Energy and Resources Sector.
As an Electrical Designer, you will be part of a multi-talented team focused on laying out designing and layout of electrical equipment. Your duties will involve daily collaboration with other designers and engineers of our multi-discipline team. You will convey electrical, mechanical, civil, and structural requirements to the team through traditional 2D and 3D models/deliverables. You will work closely with engineers, project managers and specialists as you develop design concepts, create models, and coordinate designs to consider existing conditions and other discipline requirements. Below are some of the responsibilities but not limited to:
+ Performs calculations to analyze and design electrical system components using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.
+ Work from schematics, sketches, and verbal instructions.
+ Assist in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
+ Responsible for the design and documentation package for electrical deliverables and electrical models.
+ Assist other designers with project deliverables.
+ Assist in the coordination of design and specifications within the context of a multidisciplinary design team.
+ Coordinate with other disciplines to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
+ Support the project team in development of design, documentation, plans and reports for relevant project design elements.
+ Conduct site observation and/or inspection activities during design or construction phases of the project.
+ Work closely with the project group in recommending the best use of project tools in order to achieve project objectives, troubleshoot and resolve issues with the project tools.
+ Performs thorough quality control of construction documents and provides innovative solutions.
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Ability to work with others on small to large complex projects.
+ Working knowledge of electrical CEC and NEC code and industry standards such as IEEE, ANSI, NFPA, and CSA.
+ Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.
+ Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite.
+ Proficient in relevant software programs including AutoCAD, AutoPlant, Cadworx, Smartplant, and/or MicroStation, and Adobe Acrobat.
+ Experience with Visual or similar lighting design software are a plus.
+ Experience with designing Medium voltage systems such as switchgear, MCC, substation and other medium voltage designs is a plus.
+ Ability to read and create LV Single Line Diagrams, including sizing of electrical equipment, conduit and cable, Motor Control Schematic diagrams.
+ Ability to create Grounding Plan and detail drawings for the installation of new equipment, Conduit / Cable Tray Routing Plan drawings, Conduit / Cable Schedule drawings, Electrical Detail drawings, Electrical Equipment Location, PLC Panel Layout drawings, create PLC I/O Schematic drawings, and Control System Architecture drawings.
+ Ability to read and understand Vendor information.
+ Effective written and verbal communication skills.
+ Ability to work closely with Senior Engineers/Leads/Designers to meet project timelines for engineering deliverables.
+ Proficiency in 3D modeling using REVIT, BIM360 or Inventor is a requirement.
+ Able to work under and meet tight deadlines.
+ Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions.
+ Willing and able to travel. Occasional travel may be required.
**Education and Experience**
+ Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 5-7 years of experience. REVIT and AutoCAD education and experience are required; certifications are a plus.
+ ASET/ASTTBC registration as a Certified Electrical Technologist is a plus.
**Office Location and Schedule**
+ Typical office environment, working with computers and drawings for extended periods of time on a regular basis. Field work may include exposure to hazards including construction, weather, and industrial operations that may be experienced at infrastructure facilities.
+ Hybrid work model to work from home is possible.
+ Location – Calgary, Burnaby, Fredericton, Chicago, Arizona, Portland.
_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.
**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** : Canada-Alberta-Calgary
**Other Locations** : Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby, United States-Arizona, United States-Illinois-Chicago, Canada-New Brunswick-Fredericton, United States-Oregon-Portland
**Organization** : BC-1554 E&R BOU-CA Integrated Design
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : Yes, 10 % of the Time
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Aug 18, 2023, 9:41:18 AM
**Req ID:** 230003DK
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