Principal Electrical Engineer

at Stantec
Location Sacramento
Date Posted April 16, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


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! Your Opportunity In this role, you will draw on your strong team management and buildings engineering knowledge, and deep industry experience, to lead a team that consistently produces superior deliverables that meet project requirements and exceed client expectations. The position will be primarily focused in delivery of healthcare projects, including both acute care and outpatient facilities, for both private and institutional/academic clients. Your Key Responsibilities Leads and supervise a team of Electrical design and support staff. Manages team staffing and workload. Participates in business development and revenue generation activities. Develops scopes of work and fee proposals. Serve as the Engineer-of-Record and internal technical design expert on assigned projects. Performs field investigations and analyzes existing conditions to develop comprehensive engineering solutions. May perform power system studies including load flow analysis, short-circuit analysis, protective coordination, and arc-flash studies. Applies strong buildings electrical engineering skills and knowledge to research and develop solutions to complex engineering challenges. Prepares required calculations to meet project requirements. Supports project requirements including basis-of design narratives, opinions-of-probable-costs estimates, drawing documentation, systems design, and technical specifications. Collaborates with project managers and supporting design staff as part of a coordinated design team. Actively participates in the development of design and junior engineering staff through work on projects as well as serving as a trainer, mentor, and resource for junior design staff. Effectively delegates work to production support staff. Review drawings and research electrical and safety code issues to comply with national, city, state, and county regulations. Frequently interacts with clients and project stakeholders. Communicates with manufacturers and contractors to address challenges and develop practical designs. Provides input or leads the creation and editing of technical specifications. Provides contract documents that meet required codes and quality assurance standards. Resolves design conflicts and questions and provides recommendations to address issues and add value. Understands and works within project budgets and schedules to help project manager meet project financial and schedule goals. Collaborates with the practice and market leaders to obtain and disseminate technical knowledge. Acts as QC reviewer on projects and participates in project Peer Reviews. Acts as Subject Matter Specialist in at least one functional area. Your Capabilities and Credentials Ability to lead a team of people, including management of staffing/work balance and oversight of technical deliverables. Deep buildings electrical design knowledge, including but not limited to electrical, lighting, and fire/life safety systems, device layouts, circuiting, panel schedules and load calcs, riser diagrams, and schedules. Ability to independently prepare and review detailed drawings. Ability to integrate design elements with architectural, civil, structural, ICT, mechanical and other disciplines to deliver a coordinated design. Strong knowledge applicable codes and standards. Knowledge of specialty engineering applications such as SKM Power Tools. Ability to apply logic, reasoning, and organizational skills to structure concepts and ideas into deliverables. Ability to demonstrate a credible and trustworthy presence through professionalism, demeanor, and technical knowledge. Familiarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects. Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively support technical project consultation with key clients and project stakeholders. Familiarity with CAD and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software; in particular, AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Education and Experience Bachelor's degree or equivalent in related field plus 15 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated skills. Professional Engineering license. LEED AP credential and familiarity with various construction delivery process, such as Design assist and Design-Build are a plus. 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. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 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 Engineer Primary Location: United States-California-Sacramento Employee Status: Regular Job Level: Manager Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Schedule: Full-time Req ID: T Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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