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Project Engineer – Automation

Instrumentation and Controls Engineer
230004S9 Requisition #

Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.

Your Opportunity

The Automation Project Engineer performs basic technical and project management duties under the supervision of a Senior Project Engineer or Project Manager. Understands and identifies project requirements and performs independent technical work on basic tasks within one’s own discipline. Provides guidance to Designers on completion of duties.

Your Key Responsibilities   

  • Develops automation design and assessment opportunities for clients to grow Automation Team.
  • Develops advanced systems designs within own discipline with minimal supervision; this includes the ability to offer solutions to general technical problems.
  • Works in conjuction with senior project engineer to prepare project deliverables per the client’s intent and scope of work in the proposal.
  • Follows the quality management process; reviews project deliverables before submitting to QA/QC reviewer.
  • Performs duties to assist or act as the project manager as follows:
    • Gives input or creates plans to complete tasks within the project timeline and budget, identifies required precursors from other disciplines in a timely fashion.
    • Fully understands and advises clients of company’s service offerings.
    • Meets or exceeds utilization goals and adheres to project budget.
    • Identifies and reports potential roadblocks and competing client and co-worker priorities that may inhibit the ability to maintain the project scope, schedule, and budget.
    • Develops understanding of company’s accounting and project management systems.
  • Participates in the engineering/professional community to build personal knowledge and professional growth (e.g. attend meetings / seminars / conferences).

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience with programmable logic controller (PLC)/industrial controls a plus.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft programs/tools such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Possess basic knowledge of engineering practices within own discipline.
  • Knowledgeable of accepted design and construction concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Able to read, analyze and interpret technical documents and specifications, technical procedures and government regulations.
  • Proficient in applicable software (i.e., CAD and Revit).
  • Exhibits effective communication skills to communicate the scope and coordinate tasks with vendors and co-workers.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor or master degree in electrical/mechanical engineering or a related field required.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in automation design and consulting for tenant improvement projects, new construction buildings, central plant work, existing facility upgrades or related markets.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license a bonus.

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. #DesignYourPlace

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