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Stantec Senior Electrical Engineer/Designer in BURLINGTON, Massachusetts

Senior Electrical Engineer/Designer - ( 230001WI )


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

At Stantec we understand the connection between where we work and where we live. This is why we always design with community in mind. As part of a collaborative engineering team, our Electrical design engineers foster innovated designs with a focus on safety, prevention, and quality of life. This role will support our growing electrical design team in the Burlington, MA office. As part of a collaborative engineering team, our Electrical design engineers foster innovated designs with a focus on safety, prevention, and quality of life.

Your Key Responsibilities

Senior Electrical Designers research and design electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks for engineering projects of unique and complicated nature. They design electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes. Routinely, investigate and advise on unusual and difficult problems encountered in the electrical engineering practice, that require innovative solutions. A Career Level 7 Electrical Designer applies advanced engineering principles and has a solid working knowledge of advanced technical research within the electrical engineering field. The position may require the modification of established guidelines and initiation of new approaches. The role requires independent decisions in planning, organizing and completing technical assignments. Evaluates complex, special and advanced engineering tasks. Collaborates with engineers in other disciplines to augment project solutions. Advises on technical problems and supervision, and may plan, schedule and review work of professional engineers and technicians. Support positioning for potential projects, by writing technical portions of proposals, participating in client interviews and supporting negotiations for project contracts. Represents the organization in client meetings and leverages established relationships to pursue opportunities to secure additional work. May act as internal consultant providing technical guidance on most complex projects; writes technical papers and may be sought to participate on boards of other companies. May provide work leadership and training to lower level professional and technical staff. Actively participates in local professional organization(s) and sought out by others as an expert; engages in regional or national activities.

  • Responsible for design of complex projects which require specialized knowledge, including technical preparation and coordination of the design, specifications, technical documentation test data, etc. to ensure compliance with project requirements. Assess environmental impact and project risks.

  • Serve as senior project engineer, performing in depth evaluation and alternative analyses to support project decisions and resolve unusual and complex situations. Responsible for evaluating the electrical components to ensure they meets all federal and local codes and specifications.

  • Liaise with clients as a designated contact, on regulatory and/or funding agencies, and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals.

  • Support marketing and business development professionals in positioning for potential projects, writing technical portions of proposals, participating in client interviews and supporting negotiations for project contracts. Provides cost estimates and budget projections for technical proposals.

  • Support Project Manager(s) with technical evidenced proposals as project issues arise with clients, contractors, equipment suppliers/vendors, or reviewing agencies.

  • Support business case for project decisions through environmental impact assessments and evaluation of project risks.

  • Manage, direct, and monitor progress of the electrical technical elements within each phase of a project.

  • Provide guidance to other team members as an internal technical expert.

  • Contribute to the development of new standards and specifications of electrical design.

  • Supervise and monitor client relationship strategies.

  • Maintain and identify opportunities to expand existing business.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Working knowledge of engineering calculations, codes, and standards.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with internal and external clients.

  • Strong learning, listening, and critical thinking skills to solve problems in innovative ways.

  • Able to work under tight project milestones and meet scheduled deadlines.

  • Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the project team.

  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.

  • Working knowledge of drafting software AutoCAD and Revit is preferred.

Education and Experience

Minimum of Bachelor's Degree Engineering with an emphasis in Electrical Engineering.

With a minimum of ten years of related work experience or, an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

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

Benefits Summary: 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. 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 employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Burlington

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

Organization : BC-1915 Buildings-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 2, 2023, 9:11:00 AM

Req ID: 230001WI

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