Stantec System

Senior Electrical Designer

Location US-CA-Bakersfield
Posted Date 4 months ago(11/17/2017 2:36 PM)
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Oil and Gas EPCM Services

Your Opportunity

Finding efficient, safe, and economical ways to develop and deliver oil and gas is an ongoing challenge. From the Arctic to the Canadian oil sands and the US shale plays, our Oil & Gas team partners with clients to provide engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM), permitting, survey, and environmental services across the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas industry. We design facilities, pipelines, terminals, and refineries, as well as critical infrastructure like processing plants and field facilities. Through our partnerships, industry experience, and use of technology, we develop new and inventive ways to solve emerging issues, meet regulations, and increase productivity. Explore your career options with us.


We are currently seeking Senior Electrical Designers to join our Oil & Gas group in the Bakersfield office.

Your Duties

  • Work in conjunction with principal electrical designers, engineers and project managers to help develop all aspects of a project.
  • Interface with engineers and design leads from other disciplines, clients and other disciplines at project meetings and contractors during construction
  • Read and create LV and MV Single Line and Three Line Diagrams, including sizing of electrical equipment, conduit and cable
  • Read and create Motor Control Schematic diagrams
  • Create Hazardous Area Classification Plan and detail drawings using knowledge of API-RP-500 to
  • Knowledge to create Grounding Plan and detail drawings for the installation of new equipment
  • Create:
    • LV and MV Overhead Power Line Routing Plan and detail drawings
    • Conduit / Cable Tray Routing Plan drawings
    • Conduit / Cable Schedule drawings
    • Electrical Detail drawings
    • Electrical Equipment Location and Stub-up Plan drawings
    • PLC Panel Layout drawings
    • PLC I/O Schematic drawings
    • Control System Architecture drawings
  • Interface with clients and construction personnel on technical terms
  • Estimate job man-hours and schedule accurately
  • Track progress of job from schedule and cost standpoint
  • Communicate job requirements and design intent to others
  • Motivate team members and is an impartial decision maker


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A minimum of a high school diploma
  • 8-10 years’ experience in Electrical Design
  • Working experience in the Upstream Oil/Gas Industry
  • Experienced using AutoCAD
  • Familiar with CADWorx
  • Ability to work in Autocad 3D environment (preferred)
  • Ability to read and understand Vendor information
  • Ability to perform a complete check on all or any drawings in a drawing package
  • NEC, IEEE, NFPA, GO-95 experience is an asset
  • Solidworks experience is an asset
  • PDMS experience is an asset
  • Laser scan and Pointcloud familiarity is an asset


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