Stantec System

Junior/Intermediate Electrical Designer

Location CA-ON-Waterloo
Posted Date 4 months ago(11/2/2017 3:03 PM)
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Buildings Engineering

Your Opportunity

Our Buildings group is renowned for creating high-performance, fiscally responsible and award-winning projects. We’re passionate about the design quality of the built environment and create designs that are timeless, intelligent, and sustainable. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home. In our multidisciplinary, team-based environment, collaboration is key among a talented group of architects, engineers, project managers, interior designers, planners, and technologists, who work together to create innovative and integrated solutions for a wide range of clients. Our services include architecture, interior design, planning and mechanical/electrical/structural engineering for a wide variety of markets.


Stantec currently has an exciting opportunity for a Junior / Intermediate Electrical Designer in our Power and Light Industrial Project team. This position is located in our Waterloo, Ontario office. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Your Duties


  • Supporting overhead and underground distribution projects, by creating detailed scopes and estimates, performing calculations, and developing detailed design drawings following applicable utility, national or international standards and codes
  • Supporting documentation creation process for projects including drawings, technical specifications, tender documents, technical reports, and project calculations while ensuring accuracy, completeness and quality
  • Providing construction support and overall project coordination, including outage coordination
  • Responding to information requests from site and completing project documentation including record drawing packages, calculations and return of data to the client
  • Efficiently and effectively handling multiple tasks independently and as a part of a team
  • Co-ordinating, maintaining and enhancing relationships with internal and external stakeholders and assist team leads and managers
  • Traveling and visiting project sites during project design and construction

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A diploma from a recognized Electrical technology program or equivalent
  • 2+ years of overhead and underground distribution line design experience (4-25kV) serving Ontario Hydro and/ or other utilities in Canada
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of Canadian Electrical Code and electrical design principles
  • Knowledge of Engineering/Design Standards and Codes are an asset
  • Must be able to interpret engineers notes and convert into detailed design drawings accurately and in a timely manner with the minimum amount of supervision
  • Proven ability to work independently and manage time effectively between multiple projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to exercise initiative when resolving issues and in adapting and applying procedures to address unusual situations
  • Proficiency in the operation of GIS based applications or drafting tools, such as, AutoCAD, REVIT or Bentley Microstation would be an advantage


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