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Stantec Intermediate Mechanical Engineer in EDMONTON, Alberta

Intermediate Mechanical Engineer - ( 210002SC )


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

As a Mechanical Engineer your role is to work with moderate supervision and direction as responsible for average sized projects, and as a team member of a larger or more complex project under the guidance of a senior engineer. While Oil & Gas is still a mainstay of our work, our largest project inhouse at the moment is a renewable energy facility. You will have the opportunity join our established project team and gain direct experience in the expanding renewable energy sector, while also continuing to work on Oil & Gas projects. You will participate in the evaluation, recommendation, and specification for engineered systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards/practices.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for projects of average complexity/size.

  • Evaluates, selects, specifies and engineers all mechanical engineered systems or products for a project and assuring work is reviewed for overall technical accuracy

  • Engages in the development of the design through sketches and 3D model reviews.

  • Prepares and revises documentation such as equipment specifications and datasheets in various design phases.

  • Assist with the development and/or review/approve mechanical drawings (isometrics, orthos, and occasionally P&ID's).

  • Stamp engineering drawings as required.

  • Develop and/or review/approve Construction Work Packages (CWP’s).

  • Develop and/or review/approve tie-in lists and line lists.

  • Complete and/or review required mechanical calculations for equipment sizing, material selection, etc. using appropriate engineering methodology and principles.

  • Participates in project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, sub-contractors, and vendors.

  • Participates in client project meetings.

  • Participates in Constructability reviews and provides Value Engineering inputs where appropriate.

  • Provides input to basic cost estimating.

  • Assists developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing and schedule.

  • Assists in the preparation and coordination of the project specifications and related documents.

  • Work as a contributing team member within a multi-discipline team.

  • Understand and execute and/or direct work within Stantec's quality control guidelines.

  • Manage and execute mechanical engineering deliverables on multiple projects in a dynamic work environment.

  • Establish and maintain positive client relationships.

  • Define and manage mechanical scope requirements including man-hour estimates, schedules, DBM development.

  • Prepare and/or review/approve mechanical equipment specifications, datasheets and procurement support documents.

  • Execute technical bid evaluations (TBE's) for equipment.

  • Participate in client/vendor/contractor meetings potentially including HAZOP and design reviews.

  • Ensure appropriate reference material is utilized at all times (using the code, specification and standard revisions adopted for each project).

  • Ensure all work is completed with safety of paramount concern. Comply with Stantec’s EH&S program.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Good working knowledge and experience with industry standards and applicable ASME, CSA, API, ANSI, NACE codes and standards.

  • General understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Strong knowledge of mechanical systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.

  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

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

  • Strong consulting skills including ability to provide project status and results to clients through frequent contact and follow-up.

  • Thorough understanding of mechanical engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.

  • Presentation and interview skills are preferred.

  • Integrates continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.

  • Engineering experience supporting projects from conception through construction.

  • Field experience is considered an asset.

  • Proven mentoring skills and desire to work with and encourage junior staff.

  • Ability to review and approve work.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and a proven ability to write clear, thorough technical reports.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple jobs/projects.

  • Proven problem solving skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to perform in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Detailed understanding of project deliverables such as Process Flow Diagram, P&ID, Isometrics, General Arrangements, etc.

  • Detailed understanding of various equipment used in oil & gas such as vessels, tanks, heat exchangers & coolers, heaters, rotating equipment (pumps and compressors), packaged equipment, valves & specialty items.

  • Understanding of material selection to support design of process piping and equipment.

  • Knowledge of fabrication and construction techniques and processes.

  • Willingness to go the ‘extra mile’ to support projects, clients and fellow employees.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use standard computer applications. Competency in software packages such as FEPipe, NozzlePro, Caesar II, AutoPipe are not a requirement, but considered a benefit.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

Licensed Professional Engineer

6 - 12 years of work related experience

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.

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-Alberta-Edmonton

Job : Mechanical Engineer

Organization : BC-1172 Energy-CA Alberta North

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 8, 2021, 10:41:12 AM

Req ID: 210002SC

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

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