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Stantec Electrical Design Engineer in BURLINGTON, Massachusetts

Electrical Design Engineer - ( 2300047G )


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 Buildings team is looking for an Electrical Engineer / Project Designer. You will work with direct supervision and general direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer/Designer. You will assist in evaluating, selecting, specifying, and engineering certain electrical power, lighting, fire alarm and other low voltage systems for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and internal engineering standards / practices. You will perform a variety of tasks which may include Revit and AutoCAD design, calculations, and field work.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparation of electrical engineering load calculations, reports, construction drawings, and specifications.

  • Maintains current knowledge of technologies and trends, as they apply to the applicable project and market types, and continually strengthen skills.

  • Assists in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.

  • Utilize BIM technologies in the development of three-dimensional models of building electrical systems (Approximately 90% of projects).

  • Utilize AutoCAD for development of project plans for certain project types (Approximately 10% of projects).

  • Prepares and revises documentation in various project phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details.

  • Coordinates with other building disciplines (architectural, structural, mechanical, civil, etc.) to ensure compatibility with the design intent.

  • Assists in the review of shop drawings and submittals, responds to RFIs, prepares site observation reports, and performs other contract administration tasks.

  • Assists with the development of job specific discipline specifications.

  • Assists in the evaluation and selection of building electrical systems and materials.

  • Attends project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.

  • Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating.

  • Implements sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment.

  • Performs calculations of building elements and well-defined electrical systems using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.

  • Applies technical expertise while leading cross-functional resources to meet project requirements within established timeframes and budget.

  • Serves as a trainer, mentor, and resource to others.

  • Nurtures existing client relationships and proactively pursues opportunities for new business.

  • Provides client consultation, drawing on professional expertise and knowledge of Stantec's services.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Thorough understanding of electrical engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.

  • Experience in the construction industry and/or in-depth knowledge of construction processes.

  • Ability to integrate design elements with other disciplines.

  • Knowledge of applicable codes and standards.

  • Solid understanding and knowledge of power distribution systems, lighting systems, and low voltage systems for the built environment.

  • Ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects.

  • Strong client communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions.

  • Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Ability to take direction, follow process, and accept feedback and suggestions from Senior Engineers.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD; Experience with AGI 32, SKM, Newforma is advantageous.

Preferred Qualifications

  • EIT License is a plus.

  • LEED AP certification is a plus.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering with a lighting/electrical emphasis. 3 years of experience in the construction industry. Working toward licensure. PE preferred but not required.

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. #DesignYourPlace

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Salary Range(s):

  • $72,200 - $104,700 Min/Max Pay Range(s) for postings located in NYC/NY

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-Massachusetts-Burlington

Other Locations : United States-Connecticut-Stamford, United States-New York-Albany, United States-New York-Vestal, United States-New York-Hauppauge, United States-New York-Rochester

Organization : BC-1915 Buildings-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Oct 19, 2023, 7:43:12 AM

Req ID: 2300047G

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