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Mechanical Engineer
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Stantec is actively seeking Mechanical Engineers with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in hydro-generator projects. This opportunity is open to applicants who are eager to contribute to our dynamic team in the United States.

Role Overview

In this role, you will collaborate with diverse and multidisciplinary teams of engineers and technicians, delivering technical services to our esteemed clients across government, public, and private sectors. Your primary focus will be on mechanical engineering for rotating machines, specifically for water resource projects. This includes working on a variety of equipment such as conventional hydro-generators, bulb generators, reversible motor-generators for pumped storage plants, and pumping motors for power, water, wastewater, and light industrial projects.

Our Mission

At Stantec, our mission is to amplify our impact in this crucial sector by enhancing our capabilities, boosting our effectiveness, expanding our business volume, and raising the profile of the Stantec brand. We invite you to join our supportive team, where you can perform meaningful work in a manner that aligns with your unique approach towards achieving our corporate goal.

Your Opportunity

We are currently engaged as the Owner’s Consulting Engineer in several hydro-generator projects that include complex scopes ranging from refurbishment, modernization, upgrades, to completely new plants. This offers a wide range of opportunities for a Mechanical Engineer with relevant experience. This is also an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and energetic individual seeking to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment. Join us and make a significant contribution to these exciting projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with project engineers and project managers to assist in planning, design, CAD drafting, and preparation of manufacturing plans, bid documents, technical specifications, and capital cost estimates for various engineering projects. 
  • Working with clients to identify project goals and priorities and providing strategies and approaches to achieve those objectives. 
  • Determining criteria, loads, and boundary conditions for the mechanical design of hydro generators including supporting calculations and design basis documents. 
  • Utilizing knowledge of appropriate and efficient manufacturing processes. 
  • Performing quality control and designing inspection & test plans throughout the manufacturing process of the equipment. 
  • Attending and witnessing installation and commissioning of equipment. 
  • Performing field measurements and condition assessment of equipment. 
  • Identifying deficiencies, performing root cause analyses, and developing options for the remediation of deficiencies. 
  • Managing interfaces with the client end users, suppliers of components, tradespeople, and industrial manufacturing engineers. 
  • Reviewing commercial contracts for equipment supply & installation. 
  • Communicating findings in report and drawing formats. Delivering client presentations. 
  • Communicating with other team members and becoming familiar with Stantec standards.

Your Capabilities

  • Technical Expertise: The role requires a strong understanding of the mechanical design of hydro-generators. This includes experience with analytical calculations, manufacturing processes, and commercial contracts. 
  • Software Proficiency: The candidate should be familiar with software used in generator design, including CAD and mechanical/structural FEA programs. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite is also required. 
  • Communication Skills: Effective written and verbal communication skills in English are essential. Knowledge of other languages is considered an asset to communicate with international clients and suppliers. 
  • Organizational Skills: The candidate should have strong organizational and workload management skills. They should be able to identify priorities between multiple tasks and demonstrate a flexible approach to work assignments to meet project due dates.

Job Requirements

  • Physical Capabilities: The ability to perform physical tasks such as standing, walking, bending, climbing up ladders, and crawling in tight spaces. This includes performing site work, such as generator inspection, which may sometimes be identified as a confined space. 
  • Strength: The capacity to occasionally lift and/or move items up to 40 pounds, such as a man door. 
  • Safety Compliance: Mandatory use of required personal protection equipment (hardhat, safety boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, fall protection, etc.) for field work.  
  • Travel: The ability and willingness to travel on company business as required for domestic and international assignments. This includes flying and driving to work locations, such as power plants for meetings, generator inspections, and plant condition assessments.

Please note that these requirements are essential to ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and to maintain the high standard of service that Stantec is known for. We appreciate your understanding and compliance.

Education and Credentials

  • Mechanical engineering with university degree. 
  • Professional engineering license is preferred.
  • Previous industrial safety training such as Confined Space certification or other OSHA training a plus, but not required.

Work Environment

  • The position is primarily office-based.  Location will ideally be in our Pasadena, CA office, other West Coast offices, or there is flexibility to consider other U.S. Stantec office locations.  Remote work (work-from-home) can be considered. 
  • There is also an expectation of some field work, which could constitute up to 20% of the role.  Location and duration vary with specific project needs. 

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other activities, duties, and responsibilities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice. #FeelingEnergized

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