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Stantec Distribution Design Team Lead in Williamsburg, Virginia

Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you will work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the boundaries on clean energy or grid modernization, you’ll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal generation, and renewable energy in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity

We are currently looking for an experienced Distribution Design Team Lead to support our Transmission & Distribution Team in our Lake Mary, FL office. The Team Lead will coordinate and implement quality management standards to maintain excellence in Stantec’s deliverables. The Team Lead will confirm that all project work follows Stantec and appropriate client standards and meet all specified requirements.

This position is critical in implementing effective quality management so that the project work is delivered to a high standard of quality that meets the requirements and expectations of the client organizations.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Lead team of engineers and designers and manage their workload.

  • Perform QA/QC on projects before submittal to the client.

  • Train entry level designers on Design Manager and distribution engineering.

  • Mentor less experienced designers to improve inefficiencies.

  • Designing of electrical distribution facilities including feeders, laterals, underground ties, and equipment upgrades for voltages 69kV and under.

  • Perform site field visit for verification of existing distribution facilities and project requirements.

  • Develop bill of material required for construction based upon client standards.

  • Develop construction prints detailing facilities to be removed/installed.

  • Develop permit drawings as necessary to accommodate construction.

  • Review project scope and identify issues early on.

  • Support the day-to-day activities of the project from inception through engineering, construction, commissioning, and hand over.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Requisite knowledge and application of National Electrical Code and,

  • Strong GIS experience.

  • Proficiency with GE Small World (i.e. Design Manager and Pole Foreman)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Office.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Be able to demonstrate solid leadership and communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of electrical utility systems, policies and procedures including engineering standards.

  • Experience working with a major electrical utility.

  • Flexibility to prioritize and work on multiple projects with various due dates and scopes.

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

  • Available to travel up to 20%.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Degree must be from an accredited university in a related field of study

  • Registered PE preferred or eligible for PE

  • 4-6 years utility experience (electric, water, gas, or telecom)

Typical office environment working with computers and sitting at a desk. 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 Designer

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Williamsburg

Job Level: Manager

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 210000KN

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