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Stantec Electrical CAD/BIM Technologist, Industrial Buildings in Vancouver, British Columbia

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!

Stantec utilizes a team approach to the work – a team made up of the client, operators, stakeholders, and Stantec – where information and ideas are shared and decisions and direction are effectively communicated. This approach leverages the collective experience and expertise of the team to create robust solutions for our clients. Our clients come from manufacturing, food & beverage, transit, municipal, and national defense sectors. Some of our projects include: operations and vehicle maintenance facilities, aircraft hangars, food processing, warehousing and distribution centres, component manufacturing and assembly facilities, office buildings and other light industrial projects.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s dynamic Electrical Engineering team is looking for a BIM Technician. In this position as an Electrical Engineering Technician / Technologist, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team of engineers and technologists on multiple projects for a range of public and private sector clients. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, energetic individual who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Set up new CAD drawings and Revit models and maintain file structure for projects.

  • Work with project managers and technical design staff to prepare drawing documentation.

  • Engages in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.

  • Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of building’s electrical systems and provides markups for junior engineers.

  • Prepares and revises documentation in various electrical phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details.

  • Skillfully work in both Revit and AutoCAD; including maintaining multiple models, creating views, accurate object placement, and UCS manipulation.

  • Create electronic data files in compliance with Stantec and client requirements.

  • Convert redlines to document-ready work.

  • Publish, post, and manage drawing sets.

  • Maintain drawing revisions.

  • Assist other staff with CAD and Revit issues and mentor design staff in Design Technology systems use.

  • Add insight and make recommendations to add efficiencies and value to CAD and BIM production.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong working knowledge of recent versions of AutoCAD and Revit; and how they are applied within the built environment.

  • Strong working knowledge of Building Information Modeling.

  • Revit family creation and maintenance.

  • Skilled at clash detection in Revit. Clash detection skills with Navisworks is preferred.

  • Client-centric, can-do approach to project work and assignments.

  • Familiarity with methods of design to support the architectural/engineering field.

  • High level of initiative, with ability to synthesize new technologies, industry trends, and client needs to make recommendations and initiative changes that add efficiency and value.

  • Ability to multi-task and synthesize multiple data points and instructions to timely produce accurate deliverables.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of codes and standards for raceways and cabling systems based upon the Canadian Electrical Code and TIA Standards.

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

  • Working knowledge of basic calculations.

  • Able to work under and meet tight deadlines.

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

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

Education and Experience

Certificate from technical college and at least 3-5 years of relevant experience with Revit and AutoCAD, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Related experience in the architectural/engineering/contractor industry. Familiarity with electrical, lighting, and technology design within the built environment 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.

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.

Job: Electrical Engineering Technician/Technologist

Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190002KY