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.
Stantec offers a hybrid home/office work environment, and expects team members in one of our Puget Sound offices at least 2 days a week or more for all-staff meetings, project-related team work sessions, client meetings, and employee engagement functions etc.
The Sr. Mechanical Designer draws on strong buildings engineering knowledge and industry experience to consistently produce project deliverables that meet project requirements and project manager and client expectations. Work consists of advanced mechanical design for the built environment including but not limited to HVAC, piping and plumbing, and the use of digital practice technology such as Revit as well as mechanical engineering specific computer applications.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
+ With limited direction from the Project Manager, designs mechanical systems for the built environment.
+ Collaborates with project managers and supporting design staff as part of a coordinated design team.
+ Supports project requirements including basis-of design narratives, opinions-of-probable-costs estimates, drawing documentation, systems design and technical specifications.
+ Researches, prepares, and presents mechanical system options and clear communication of associated impacts to the overall project goals.
+ Prepares required calculations to meet project requirements.
+ Handles development of design and document preparation in written and computer-aided design formats and ensures that contract documents are delivered in a timely fashion while meeting required codes and quality assurance standards.
+ Resolves design conflicts and questions and provides recommendations to address issues and add value.
+ Performs field investigations and analyzes existing conditions to develop comprehensive engineering solutions.
+ Assist system studies such as Energy Life Cycle Cost Analysis.
+ Actively participates in the development of design staff through work on projects as well as serving as a trainer, mentor and resource for junior design staff.
+ Effectively delegates work to design and production support staff.
+ Reviews drawings and researches code issues to comply with national, city, state, and county regulations.
+ Attends project design coordination meetings with other disciplines, clients and stakeholders.
+ Communicates with manufacturers and contractors to address challenges and develop practical designs.
+ Creation and editing of technical specifications.
+ Interpretation of energy modeling results and subsequent impacts to the proposed mechanical systems.
+ Understands and works within project budgets and schedules to help project manager meet project financial and schedule goals.
+ Provides construction administration support such as reviewing contractor RFI’s, issuing field directives, performs construction observation and punch lists, reviews contractor change requests.
+ Collaborates with the practice and market leaders to obtain and disseminate technical knowledge.
+ Maintains and expands current knowledge of technologies, trends and the markets in which we work as they apply to the applicable project types, and continually strengthens skills.
+ Actively participates in meetings, initiatives, and projects that support studio and firm-wide goals.
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Deep knowledge for buildings mechanical engineering, including but not limited to HVAC, piping, plumbing and controls.
+ Ability to prepare and review detailed drawings with minimal supervision.
+ Ability to integrate design elements with architectural, civil, structural, ICT, electrical and other disciplines to deliver a coordinated, constructible design.
+ Strong knowledge applicable codes and standards, including IMC, UMC, IPC, UPC, NFPA, IBC, and ASHRAE, as well as LEED and green building requirements.
+ Ability to apply logic, reasoning, and organizational skills to structure concepts and ideas into deliverables.
+ Familiarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects.
+ Knowledge of specialty engineering applications.
+ Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively support technical project consultation with key clients and project stakeholders.
+ Working knowledge of Building Information Modeling software; in particular, Revit and AutoCAD.
+ Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
+ Prefer experience with Newforma, Trane Trace, IES, Bluebeam
**Education and Experience**
+ Bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred
+ Licensed Professional Engineer is preferred
+ 6 years of related professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated skills.
+ Qualifications listed below, while not necessarily a requirement for this position in each circumstance, provide additional depth and value to the role.
+ Familiarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects.
+ LEED Green Associate or LEED AP
+ WELL certified
**Office Location and Schedule**
+ This position exists at Stantec BC 2048 locations, in either Seattle or Lynnwood, WA.
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._
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**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.
+ Washington state employees are eligible to accrue 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked except for Seattle employees who accrue sick leave in accordance with the city’s paid sick leave 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-Washington-Lynnwood
**Other Locations** : United States-Washington-Seattle
**Work Locations** :
**Organization** : BC-2048 Buildings-US Northwest
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : Yes, 10 % of the Time
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Jul 24, 2023, 9:39:30 AM
**Req ID:** 230002WV
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