Electrical Engineer - Buildings

Your Opportunity We put the engine in buildings engineering. Intelligent design. Innovative execution. These are the elements of buildings engineering that rev us up. With decades of experience under our belts, we're achieving remarkable results with our work in building technologies, energy, and environmental performance. Our team of interdisciplinary engineers works collaboratively with clients to design buildings and processes that are on track for safety, performance, and sustainability.

Join a dynamic team that balances competing project interests with creativity and efficiency for a smooth ride every time. Together, we can accelerate towards a brighter future.

Stantec is hiring an Electrical Engineer - Buildings to join their team in Philadelphia, PA .

Your Duties The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following :

  • Serves as the Engineer-of-Record and internal technical design expert on assigned projects
  • Supports project requirements including basis-of design narratives, opinions-of-probable-cost estimates, drawing documentation, systems design and technical specifications
  • Collaborates with project managers and supporting design staff
  • Actively participates in the development of design staff through work on projects and serves as a trainer, mentor and resource for junior staff
  • Handles design development and document preparation in written and computer-aided design formats
  • Effectively delegates work to supporting staff
  • Performs site visits for field surveys, construction observation, and punch lists
  • Researches, prepares, and presents coordinated design options
  • Reviews drawings and researches code requirements to comply with city, state, and county regulations
  • Interacts with key clients and project stakeholders
  • Provides input on the creation and editing of technical specifications
  • Provides contract documents that meet required codes and quality assurance standards
  • Collaborates with the practice and market leaders to obtain and disseminate technical knowledge
  • Periodically acts as QC reviewer on projects and participates in project peer reviews
  • Maintains current knowledge of technologies and trends, as they apply to the applicable project and market types, and continually strengthens skills


Your Capabilities and Credentials
  • Bachelors' degree in related field plus 10 years of related professional experience in architectural engineering field; or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated skills
  • PE license required
  • Ability to independently prepare and review detailed drawings
  • Strong knowledge of discipline-specific systems for the built environment
  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes and standards (NEC, NFPA 72 and 101, and the International Building Code)
  • Experience with Sustainable Design and Alternative Energy; LEED AP certification is a plus
  • Ability to demonstrate a credible and trustworthy presence through professionalism, demeanor, and technical knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Functional knowledge of current lighting calculation software (AGI32, Visual), and power study software (SKM, ETAP, Paladin DesignBase)
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Professional experience in designing educational environments preferred
  • Familiarity with various construction delivery processes
  • Knowledge of specialty calculations applicable to design discipline



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