Stantec Electrical Commissioning Engineer in New York, New York
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Our NYC office is in search of an Electrical Commissioning Engineer. You will work with direct supervision and general direction on tasks and smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer/Designer. You will assist in evaluating, selecting, specifying, and engineering certain electrical power and lighting systems or products for a project verifying compliance with applicable codes and internal engineering standards / practices.
Your Key Responsibilities
Planning and execution of electrical design, preparation of drawings and specifications, and assistance during procurement and construction.
Interaction with clients during project design, construction, and commissioning phases, participation in client discussions, attending meetings with contractors addressing construction issues.
Multi-disciplinary coordination with project team, coordination of electrical design with architecture, interior design, structural and electrical systems.
Supports project requirements including schematic design narratives, drawing documentation, system design and technical specifications.
Manage and complete off-site testing and pre-commissioning activities by suppliers or others, and onsite testing and commissioning activities by commissioning agents.
Perform site visits for field surveys, construction observation and punch lists.
Researches, prepares and presents coordinated commissioning options.
Ensure all necessary commissioning documentation is produced in a timely manner and co-operate with technical documentation teams to ensure timely delivery of O&M manuals.
Produces commissioning documentations that meet required codes and quality assurance standards.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Basic ability in performing UPS, HVAC and/or Plumbing design.
Basic knowledge of the electrical, mechanical and/or plumbing codes, energy codes, NEC/NFPA, ASHRAE standards, and other building codes.
Basic knowledge of building electrical systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.
Basic understanding of all phases of engineering document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions.
Ability to check own work 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.
Thorough understanding of electrical engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.
Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD; Prefer experience with Newforma, Trane Trace & eQuest
Ability to drive, travel, and work after normal business hours (Mon-Fri after 6pm) and over the weekends.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering or related field and at least 3 years of related experience. EIT is 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.
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.
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Job: Electrical Engineer
Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 180000Z6