Electrical Technologist, Buildings

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City : Vancouver

Category : Regular Full-time

Industry : Materials & Construction

Employer : Stantec

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 work — 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 small practical designs to complex iconic designs and everything between, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future.

The Civic | Industrial Studio offers services for all phases of the project life cycle, from pre-project planning through detailed design and analysis to the end of commissioning. This is where great ideas and rewarding careers are built. Exercising creativity and ingenuity, our team develops unique solutions for our clients that integrate people, materials, equipment, and information in productive ways.

Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.

Your Opportunity

You will have the opportunity to work as part of a team of engineers and other technical staff on large projects of high complexity, through all phases of a project lifecycle across a variety of many exciting (commercial, institutional, recreational, industrial, and health care) projects. With your advanced background in REVIT and experience on the design of a variety of electrical systems, you will have the opportunity to advance your career and work on many exciting projects supported by a team of dedicated professionals in Stantec’s Digital Practice. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, energetic individual who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Collecting, interpreting and analyzing data and information required to support electrical design decisions
  • Developing the design, documentation, plans and reports for relevant project design elements
  • Assisting in the coordination of design and specifications within the context of a multidisciplinary design team
  • Performing clash detection and updating designs to manage clashes with 3D software
  • Providing design, drafting, construction and commissioning services for industrial electrical systems including power distribution, lighting, standby power, motor controls, cable/raceway routing and similar electrical work.
  • Performing calculations to analyze and design electrical system components.
  • Providing CAD/BIM drafting and design for a wide variety of projects, from conceptual stage through detailed design and construction.
  • Developing detailed electrical drawings and models from scratch and integrating into multidisciplinary drawing packages
  • Conducting site observation and/or inspection activities during design and/or construction phases of the project
  • Working closely with the Electrical Engineer and engineering team in recommending the best use of project tools in order to achieve project objectives
  • Escalating complex design decisions to senior technologist / engineer for resolution
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues with project tools and software
  • Mentoring junior staff and ensuring project standards are enforced.
  • Performing QA/QC and peer review of work by junior staff.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to coordinate work on several concurrent projects.
  • Working knowledge of electrical and building codes.
  • Working knowledge of general electrical engineering calculations.
  • Ability to solve problems using sound judgment, creativity and innovation.
  • Understanding of electrical engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.
  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite.
  • Proficient in relevant software programs including REVIT, AutoCAD and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Recognize when technical problems are developing and initiate appropriate corrective actions.
  • Thorough understanding of CAD/BIM Standards
  • Ability and willingness to supervise and mentor junior staff.

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 in an engineering consulting environment.

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: 200001H2

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