Stantec Electrical Engineer - EIT in Chicago, Illinois

At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertake—whether at the local, regional, or watershed level— thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.

Your Opportunity

You will work on smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Electrical Engineer. The Engineer should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer certain electrical power aspects or products for a project. An Electrical Engineer will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations, and field work.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conducts basic interpretations of drawings, codes, and other similar materials

  • Performs electrical design using knowledge of relevant software programs

  • Works with other engineering disciplines and professionals in the coordination of the project under the direction of a senior engineer

  • Performs field work as directed by a senior engineer

  • Performs basic calculations to analyze and design electrical system components using industry standard software

  • Assists with engineering duties on projects of various complexity

  • Assists with collecting data and gathering information to support design decisions

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the senior engineering staff

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Basic understanding of AutoCad, and the use of it as an electrical design tool.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Basic understanding of electrical engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.

  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Must demonstrate organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Basic knowledge of standard desktop software is required including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access; Adobe pdf tools.

  • Ability to take direction, follow process and accept feedback and suggestions from Senior Engineers.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

EIT or working towards EIT.

Minimum of 0-2 years of experience. Co-op/Internship experience preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

Job: Electrical Engineer - EIT

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Chicago

Organization: BC-2241 WaterPower & Dams-US Great Lakes

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Nov 16, 2018, 12:10:14 PM

Req ID: 180002G9