Stantec System

Communications Designer - Buildings

Location CA-AB-Edmonton
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/29/2018 10:41 AM)
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Buildings Engineering

Your Opportunity

We put the engine in buildings engineering. Intelligent design. Innovative execution. With decades of experience under our belts, we’re achieving remarkable results with our work in building technologies, energy, and environmental performance. Our team of interdisciplinary engineers and architects works collaboratively with clients to design buildings and processes that are on track for safety, performance, and sustainability.


Join a dynamic team that balances competing project interests with creativity and efficiency for a smooth ride every time. Together, we can accelerate towards a brighter future.


Stantec in Edmonton is looking for an Intermediate / Senior Communications Designer to join our growing, multi-disciplinary Buildings Engineering team.  


Your Duties

Responsibilities will include design & project management of structured cabling systems based on copper & fiber optics for commercial, healthcare, industrial, institutional, public and private facilities including Floor Telecom Rooms, Main Telecom Rooms, Data Centers, Construction Documents, Space Planning, Overhead & Underfloor Pathways, horizontal & backbone Copper/Fiber cabling systems, Cabinets/Racks arrangements and Grounding & Bonding systems.


Specific duties include:

  • Deliver and perform Structured Cabling Design and Project Management activities such as pre-engagement & post-engagement site visits, customer discovery meetings, on-site assessments, onsite reports, deliverables review, and other field activities as required.
  • Serve as technical resource to field personnel and others in assigned work group. Provide technical advice, guidance, training and input to the review and evaluation of performance of work on-site.
  • Assist with resource planning, work prioritization and documentation of regional processes and guidelines. 
  • Liaison and coordinating with external and internal clients to identify business development opportunities.
  • Preparing proposals and engineering estimates.
  • Developing schedules, work breakdown, project tasks and project execution.
  • Prepare project documents, specifications and capital cost estimates.
  • Project Management to control design budgets and cost control monitoring.
  • Prepare engineering reports, tender and construction drawings and documents.
  • Participate in peer design reviews.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, IT or technical field is preferred.
  • Certified BICSI Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) strongly preferred.
  • Certified BICSI Registered Telecommunications Project Manager (RTPM) an asset.
  • Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certification an asset.
  • 4 years relevant experience in structured cable systems or similar.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, floor plans and Construction/Demolition design drawings of Floor & Main Telecom Rooms, data center and telecommunications infrastructure.
  • Excellent knowledge of residential & commercial building, and industrial physical infrastructure standards from TIA, BICSI, IEEE, IEC, and CEC.
  • Operational knowledge of communications measurement and cable testing tools including Multimeters, TDR’s, OTDR’s, and Cable Analyzers for testing & troubleshooting of Copper and Fiber optics.
  • Thorough knowledge and familiarity with Canadian electrical standards and codes.
  • Thorough knowledge of TIA/BICSI standards & best practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills required.
  • Experience using AutoCAD or Revit is required.

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