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Stantec Senior Industrial Engineer, Buildings in Calgary, Alberta

Senior Industrial Engineer, Buildings - ( 210000WL )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

The Vancouver Civic | Industrial Studio offers services for all phases of the project life cycle from pre-project planning through to detailed design for engineering analysis studies, and construction documents for capital investment projects. This is where great ideas and rewarding careers are built. Exercising creativity and ingenuity, our team develops unique solutions for our clients that integrate people, materials, equipment, and information in productive ways. Our professionals deliver convenient, integrated, and practical solutions to complex industrial problems. Comprised of industry process experts, engineers, architects, as well as occupational health and safety professionals, we provide career opportunities as unique as you are.

A key factor in the success of the Civic | Industrial Studio has been our commitment to a fully integrated A/E design approach in which our team - made up of the client, operators, stakeholders, and Stantec – share ideas and information freely and communicate decisions and direction quickly and effectively. The Studio is made up of all key disciplines: architecture, industrial, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil, and project management. This approach provides us with a better overall understanding of the challenges and opportunities inherent in our projects, and our clients benefit from the robust, integrated design solutions that are developed and delivered. The Industrial Engineering team is a key factor to the success of the studio, performing the front-end studies to understand our clients’ operations, define future requirements, and develop efficient processes as a basis for the facility design work.

Our clients come from manufacturing, food & beverage, transit, municipal, and, warehousing/distribution/logistics, and national defense sectors. Some of our project types include new construction and renovation of:

  • Warehouses, Distribution Centres, Fulfillment Centres, and Parcel Sortation Facilities

  • Vehicle maintenance facilities for light rail, heavy rail, bus, fleet, mining, etc.

  • Component manufacturing and assembly facilities

  • Food processing facilities

  • Aircraft hangars

  • Staff support facilities for the above facility types

  • Other industrial facilities

Your Opportunity

We have a new opportunity for a Senior Industrial Engineer to join and play an integral role in our team. This is an excellent opportunity for an Industrial Engineer who has an interest in applying Industrial Engineering, Lean, Six Sigma, and other methodologies to support our clients in facility planning and operational improvement projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to formulate an appropriate and effective technical approach for the industrial engineering work on a project

  • Ability to execute a portion of the technical work independently, with support from others as required (in more specialized skillsets, software, application areas)

  • Ability to relate the project scope and contract requirements to effective and efficient execution of technical work

  • Ability to independently plan and lead meetings and workshops during all phases of a project

  • Ability to act as key client contact on project work (as PM, technical lead, or both)

  • Strong communication skills (technical writing, technical presentations, information gathering and collaborative style workshops, informal meetings)

  • Ability to coordinate effectively with an integrated project delivery team which includes Industrial, Civil, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical and Process Engineers, and Architects

  • Ability to understand client needs and translate into project team actions (prioritization, sequencing, and delegation of tasks)

  • Sufficient knowledge of how the technical work is executed to identify and mitigate potential project issues as early as possible

  • Ability to translate client requirements into a work breakdown structure (time allocation, schedule development, resource identification)

  • Sufficient financial acumen to understand how our client’s business needs are connected to project requirements and how to model and evaluate capex/opex implications of various options

  • Ability to network internally and externally to raise awareness of the value of industrial engineering in suitable project types.

  • Business development and client relationship management experience

  • Current knowledge of industry/market trends and emerging technologies

  • Supportive of the learning and development of more junior staff through informal support and/or mentoring opportunities

  • Organized (e.g. adherence to standards and processes, project management framework, project records management)


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering with at least eight (8) years of relevant experience in Industrial Engineering

  • Registration or credentials to register as an Engineer in Canada is required

  • Familiarity with integrated, collaborative industrial facility design processes is ideal

  • Experience in multiple project delivery methods including design/build, integrated project delivery, P3, etc. is an asset

  • Experience in static modeling and dynamic modeling (e.g., discrete event simulation) is an asset

  • Experience in data science and/or data analytics is an asset

  • Experience in planning and design of warehousing, distribution, fulfillment, and parcel sortation facilities is an asset.

  • Some project management and/or LEED® experience is an asset

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.

Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Other Locations : Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-Alberta-Edmonton, Canada-Ontario-Ottawa, Canada-Ontario-Toronto

Job : Industrial/Manufacturing Engineer

Organization : BC-1156 Buildings-CA British Columbia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 14, 2021, 7:50:40 AM

Req ID: 210000WL

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