Stantec Electrical Engineer/Designer - Buildings in Edmonton, Alberta

Your Opportunity

Our Buildings Engineering group specializes in the design and development processes unique to buildings. Working closely with our clients, our dedicated professionals help to establish and understand the specific needs of a range of building projects. Our professionals deliver innovative and practical solutions to complex problems in many sectors, including healthcare, industrial facilities and education. Focused on providing the most cost-effective solutions to engineering challenges, we are involved in a diverse range of projects from the initial planning stages to design, construction, and commissioning. Our structure cultivates career growth and provides opportunities as unique as you are.

We have an immediate opportunity in our Edmonton office for an Electrical Engineer/Designer – Intermediate to Senior - Buildings where you will independently develop working drawings and detailed technical specifications for large commercial and institutional projects.

Your Duties

  • Conduct field investigations of electrical installation

  • Perform Building evaluations

  • Liase with the Project Manager and/or clients to determine project needs

  • Lead others in determining viable solutions for design issues

  • Preparation of engineering reports (i.e.: Schematic Design, Design Development, Issue Reports)

  • Providing construction field support, technical troubleshooting and advising as required for specific project issues

  • Coordinate electrical design activities to meet expectations of the project design team and Client representatives

  • Instruct others in the preparation of working drawings and specifications for construction

  • Prepare Client correspondences / presentations

  • Coordinate reviews/selections of appropriate materials and equipment

  • Prepare drawing/document lists, with associated engineering/planning budgets

  • Assist in the coordination of project design activities and the preparation of engineering work schedules

  • Coordinate design work with other disciplines, other offices, and other project team members

  • Coach Intermediate and Junior Staff members informally, or through formal presentations

  • Assist the management team in developing tools and techniques for the execution of daily duties

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 7-10 years of electrical design of buildings experience on large commercial and institutional facilities including lighting, fire alarm, power distribution and low tension systems for multi-million dollar construction projects

  • Must have a thorough understanding of the principles involved in preparing construction documentation and different project delivery methods

  • Sound working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of Office products

  • Thorough understanding of the Canadian Electrical Code

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changes in technology

  • Ability to integrate new technologies into daily work processes

  • Working knowledge of commercial design practices and construction methods

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to meet assignment schedule & deliver quality products under pressure


  • Project management experience

  • Familiarity with Revit and BIM Management

  • Familiarity with other standard industry software for lighting calculations, power distribution analysis, or others

Job ID 33918

# of Openings Remaining 1

Experience (Years) 7

Discipline Buildings Engineering