Stantec Electrical CAD Designer, Oil & Gas in Bakersfield, California

As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Oil & Gas industry is changing — and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.

Your Opportunity

In this position as an Electrical CAD Designer, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team of engineers and technologists on multiple projects for a range of public and private sector clients. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, energetic individual who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Working as part of a team, this work will involve the design, drafting, construction and commissioning services for industrial electrical systems including power distribution, standby power, motor controls, with focus on Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems, Instrumentation & Controls, and SCADA communications.

  • Follow production guidelines and project standards in the department drafting standards manual.

  • Providing CAD drafting and design assistance for a wide variety of projects, from report stage through design and construction administration.

  • Assisting in resolution of technical issues on construction sites.

  • You will be expected to support team operations and play an integral part in the promotion of our health and safety culture

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Understanding of regional and local electrical and building codes

  • Ability to read and create LV Single Line Diagrams, including sizing of electrical equipment, conduit and cable, Motor Control Schematic diagrams,

  • Knowledge of API-RP-500 to create Hazardous Area Classification Plan and detail drawings.

  • Ability to create Grounding Plan and detail drawings for the installation of new equipment, 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, create PLC I/O Schematic drawings, and Control System Architecture drawings

  • Ability to read and understand Vendor information

  • Thorough understanding of CAD Standards

  • Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the team.

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite.

  • Working knowledge of software programs including AutoCAD (2D/3D), CADWorx, and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Knowledge of Microstation, SmartPlant, Plant3D, Solidworks, PDMS, Laserscan and Pointcloud desired.

  • Knowledge of NEC, IEEE, NFPA, GO-95

  • Working knowledge of basic calculations.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to work under and meet tight deadlines.

  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.

  • Eager to learn with strong listening and critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Must have a good driving record and valid Driver's License.

  • Prior to employment with Stantec, this position will require the successful passing of a drug screen.

Education and Experience

Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of 4-6 years of experience.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Electrical Engineering Technician/Technologist

Primary Location: United States-California-Bakersfield

Organization: BC-2067 Oil & Gas-US Pacific

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jul 5, 2018, 11:47:57 AM

Req ID: 180000QE