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Stantec Electrical Designer in MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota

Electrical Designer - ( 2200031C )


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?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

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 designers on multiple projects for a range of clients. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, energetic individual who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment.

An Electrical CAD Designer will complete tasks on food and beverage, facilities, and industrial projects such as industrial food processing lines and buildings. Work performed will be under the general supervision of a Senior Electrical Engineering Technician/Designer or Engineer.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates with other disciplines to ensure compatibility with the design intent

  • Supports the project team in development of design, documentation, plans and reports for relevant project design elements including site plans, floor plans, diagram and details

  • Generate accurate 3D Electrical Models for Design Coordination and Construction

  • Utilizes BIM technologies in the development of three-dimensional models of building’s electrical systems

  • Performs calculations to analyze and design electrical system components.

  • Draw on proactive and analytical problem-solving skills to deliver robust electrical models

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

  • Assist in the coordination of design and specifications within the context of a multidisciplinary design team

  • Conduct site observation and/or inspection activities during design or construction phases of the project

  • Work closely with the Electrical Engineer and engineering group in recommending the best use of project tools in order to achieve project objectives, troubleshoot and resolve issues with the project tools

  • Performs thorough quality control of construction documents and provides design ideas and solutions


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to work with others on large complex projects

  • Proficient in relevant software programs including AutoCAD, Revit, and Bluebeam

  • Working knowledge of electrical NEC code and industry standards such as IEEE, ANSI, API, and CSA

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

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

  • 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

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

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

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to work under and meet tight deadlines.

  • Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions.

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite

Education and Experience

  • Technical degree/diploma/certificate or equivalent in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of 5-6 years of experience.

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

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. #DesignYourPlace

Primary Location : United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis

Other Locations : United States-Minnesota-Golden Valley

Organization : BC-2350 Buildings-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 7, 2023, 3:16:12 PM

Req ID: 2200031C

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans