Stantec System

Electrical Designer - Buildings

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/6/2018 8:36 AM)
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Experience (Years)
Buildings Engineering

Your Opportunity

We put the engine in buildings engineering. High Performance design. Innovative execution. These are the elements of buildings engineering that rev us up. With decades of experience under our belts, we’re achieving measurable results with our work in building technologies, energy savings measures, and environmental performance.  Our team of interdisciplinary engineers works collaboratively with clients and in-house architects to design buildings and systems that can produce measured performance, and a high level of sustainability.


Join a dynamic team that balances competing project interests with creativity and efficiency for a smooth ride every time. Together, with Stantec’s “We put people first” attitude we can accelerate towards a brighter future.

Your Duties

An Electrical Designer will perform a variety of tasks which will include Revit design, calculations, and field work. Your work will involve the design and drafting of electrical systems including lighting, power distribution, fire alarm, technology, and other typical building systems.


Additional responsibilities to include:

  • Produce aspects of electrical design and construction documents in Revit while working with Senior Electrical Engineers.
  • Perform calculations using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.
  • Coordinate with multidisciplinary teams during design and construction.
  • Complete construction administrative tasks such as reviewing submittals and issuing site instructions.
  • Perform construction field reviews and interact with contractors.
  • Must have willingness to understand the design process, understand how buildings are erected, and have the ability to understand important architectural features during design stages.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the senior engineering staff.
  • Assist senior engineers with engineering duties on large complex projects in order to complete client requirements.
  • Provide guidance / mentorship to co-ops.
  • Assist with development of design standards as required by senior staff.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Must have Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field of study.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 - 5 years’ experience designing electrical systems for any of the following building types; healthcare, commercial offices, higher education, research laboratory or similar applications.
  • Hands on experience in creating mechanical distribution models in Revit Building Information modeling (BIM) software is required.  All project work is expected to be produced in Revit 2017 and the applicant should be proficient in same.
  • Proficiency in utilizing HVAC load calculation software; Trane Trace or other programs.
  • Design proficiency utilizing AutoCAD 2014 is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel is required
  • Excellent communication skills are required, both verbal and written
  • Active pursuit of Engineering in Training (EIT) examination is a plus.
  • LEED Accredited Professional status is a plus.
  • Knowledge or desire to complete energy modeling using Trane Trace is a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of plumbing/fire protection design for renovation projects is a plus.





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