Stantec System

Junior/Intermediate Electrical CAD Design Drafter

Location CA-AB-Calgary
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/27/2018 9:24 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 a Junior/Intermediate Electrical CAD Design Drafter to join our Oil & Gas group in the Calgary, AB office.

Your Duties

  • Assist engineers/designers with drafting and development of engineering work packages.
  • Design and draft single lines; hazardous area classification; electrical layouts c/w cable tray runs, grounding, cable runs, lighting; wiring schematics; cable/conduit schedules; lighting panel schedules; junction box layouts; control panel layouts; I/O loop drawings; heat trace design; electrical installation details; etc.
  • Managing and organizing drawings including drawing number request, receiving, storing, printing, issuing, etc.
  • Liaising and coordinating closely with internal team members and clients, and working effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Adhere to all quality procedures and processes as set out by the company/client.
  • Ensure work is performed and completed in a safe manner within defined budget, schedule, and milestones.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Instrumentation & Control Engineering (or related discipline).
  • CAD Certificate or Diploma from a recognized institution.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Cadworx.
  • SmartPlant and PDS is an asset.
  • Minimum 1 to 5 years of oil and gas experience completing 2D and 3D electrical design using AutoCAD and Cadworx.
  • A basic understanding of electrical design and power systems.
  • Some familiarity of the latest Canadian Electrical Code (CEC).
  • Field experience is an asset.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Solid organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Experience in the oil and gas industry is an asset, preferably in an EPCM or Owner/Operator environment.

Qualified candidates who are highly motivated and eager to commit to Stantec's strategic initiative to become a top 10 global design firm should please apply online at


Committed to the principles of Employment Equity, we thank all candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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