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Stantec Senior Mechanical Engineering and Project Management Lead in Burlington, Massachusetts

Senior Mechanical Engineering and Project Management Lead - ( 230003M7 )


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

The role of Senior Mechanical Engineering and Project Manager Lead is to guide our Mechanical team and manage the design and delivery of small to large projects and to develop and maintain relations with current and future clients within our business line. You will represent project work in client meetings and be part of teams to cultivate relationships with client organizations.

As a Senior Engineer you will focus on the design, construction, operation and maintenance of mechanical systems for engineering projects of a complex nature. You would provide leadership and training to more junior professional and technical staff and provide technical guidance to less experienced professionals or technicians assigned to work on a common project. Intermittently, you will guide investigations and advise on unusual and difficult problems encountered in the mechanical engineering practice, and to use and apply advanced engineering principles and have a working knowledge of advanced technical research.

Join an award-winning team that is passionate to bring transformational project solutions to life.

Your Key Responsibilities

Your role would be to lead and manage our team in the design of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and other mechanical systems, with a strong understanding of Plumbing and Fire Protection systems, through all phases of the project lifecycle.

  • Identify / recommend / advocate resources and strategies needed to meet business goals defined for the group.

    • Mentor and grow a team of skilled engineers, identify training and professional development opportunities.
    • Resolve resource gaps.
    • Strategic partnering with clients, developers, and consultants.
    • Identify and support strategic hires.
    • Support marketing and collaborate with other leaders on business development targets.
    • Collaborate on and develop mechanical team growth, project scope, schedules, budgets, and design approach for project pursuits.
  • As a Senior Mechanical Lead, assist, and oversee staff on complex projects, evaluate, select, specify, and engineer all mechanical engineered systems or products for a project.

    • Apply advanced knowledge of current principles and practices of mechanical engineering and keep informed of new methods and developments.
    • Engage a team and lead the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
    • Teaming with design colleagues to conceptualize and develop full documentation for new construction and renovation projects.
    • Day-to-day team oversight and communication with the client and project team.
    • Track project progress against proposed scope, fee, schedule, and budget, communicate with stakeholders, identify and offer options to mitigate risk.
    • Coordinate and lead other disciplines on projects as needed.
    • Evaluate engineered systems as part of project work.
    • Manage project scope, budget, and schedule.
  • Be comfortable with project work for multiple sectors such as science and technology, industrial, manufacturing, commercial office, healthcare, higher education, and/or research laboratory.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineering and Project Manager Lead to grow and develop their career. A successful candidate for this position will use their working knowledge and collaborative skills to enhance, lead, and grow into an integral part of the success of the team around them.

  • Strong understanding of the Science and Technology and Mechanical Discipline within the US Northeast and beyond.

  • Demonstrated technical skills on major projects.

  • Exceptional leadership, verbale and written communication, organization, coordination, and team-building skills.

  • Requisite knowledge, interpretation, and application of the mechanical and/or plumbing codes, energy codes, ASHRAE standards, and other building codes.

  • Strong knowledge of mechanical systems means and methods, materials, concepts, and industry standards.

  • Participate and collaborate in a team setting and engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple ongoing projects.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use standard computer applications including, but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Bluebeam, Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use software for heating/cooling load calculations, either Trane Trace, Carrier HAP, IES, or equivalent.

  • Experience with responding to Requests for Proposals, Expression of Interests, Statement of Qualifications.

  • Highly motivated with the desire to work in fast-paced team-oriented environment.

  • Strong business development skills, including significant experience building and maintaining productive relationships with a client base.

  • An entrepreneurial orientation with strong understanding of the business development challenges of a consulting-services provider.

Education and Experience

  • 15 years of related experience (Consulting preferred) relevant working experience in designing Mechanical and HVAC systems, with a minimum 5 years of project management experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution, or equivalent relevant experience.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) is a plus.

  • PMP certification, is desirable.

  • Broad general knowledge of various buildings designs, including a strong familiarity with multiple disciplines including, Mechanical, Electrical, and Structural Engineering as well as Architecture and Interior Design

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):

  • $134,600.00 - $208,600.00 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-New York-Albany

Other Locations : United States-Massachusetts-Burlington, United States-New York-Hauppauge, United States-New York-Rochester

Organization : BC-1915 Buildings-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 7, 2023, 7:42:33 AM

Req ID: 230003M7


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