Stantec Senior Electrical Engineer in Plano, Texas

Your Opportunity

We could design buildings just because we can, but we’d rather create places that inspire. Through our Architecture and Interior Design work, we challenge design ideas of the past to create spaces that foster a culture of collaboration—spaces that are designed for community.

We believe good design extends beyond the physical elements of a space—good design shapes our lives, influences our behaviors and interactions, and has purpose. We strive to design spaces that are meaningful and memorable for our communities. Join our team of creative professionals and work with us to create inspiring spaces for all.

Your Duties

If you are interested in working on sustainable, integrated building solutions, then joining Stantec as a Senior Electrical Engineer could be your most rewarding move. The role provides you the opportunity to sharpen your technical, analytical and business skills while working as part of a team committed to delivering excellent service for our clients. Successful candidates will demonstrate both their ability to work independently and their experience making decisions to complete assigned responsibilities from leadership. We are seeking exceptional candidates who have the commitment to join a world-class design firm. The role is to lead all size electrical projects and work as a team member of a larger project. This person should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer all electrical systems or products for a project. This person will perform a variety of tasks, which may include Revit design, calculations, and field work. This person must be a degreed individual with a BS in an engineering program and have a PE. This person typically has 10 plus years of engineering experience. This person may have other engineers reporting to them.


  • The Senior Electrical Engineer is expected to do sustainable engineering design directly on the computer and provide mark ups for junior engineers.

  • Will be directly responsible for the review and sealing of their projects.

  • Develop job and discipline specific specifications independently.

  • Assist in the development of new design standards and specifications for their discipline.

  • Work and coordinate with architectural, interiors, and other engineering disciplines for coordination of the project.

  • Perform field work independently and lead a group of engineers and designers.

  • Perform calculations using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer’s software.

  • Assist other Senior Engineers with engineering duties on large complex projects.

  • Be able to develop project scope, budgets, and design approach for all size projects.

  • Give guidance and mentor junior staff; including lead engineers, engineers, designers, and co-ops.

  • Recognize colleagues’ strengths and provides them with ongoing feedback and coaching

  • Assist Project Managers, Project Directors, and Principals-In-Charge with business development and development of proposals for smaller less complex projects.

  • Oversee and manage multiple projects

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Team Leaders and/or Business Center (BC) Leaders and be capable of multi-tasking.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering is required

  • PE License required in the state(s) they are practicing – only Texas at this time

  • LEED accredited professional is preferred

  • Ability to meet NCEES requirements for licensure in other states required

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in electrical power and lighting design

  • Experience in technology design is a plus

  • Experience in designing photovoltaic (solar power) solutions for buildings is a plus

  • Can demonstrate projects in which they designed sustainable energy efficient electrical power and lighting building solutions

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 on-line at .

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

Job ID 2016-24815

# of Openings Remaining 1

Location US-TX-Plano

Experience (Years) 10

Posted Date 10/5/2016

Discipline Buildings Engineering