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Mechanical Engineer
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 As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Oil & Gas industry is changing — and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.


Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Project Engineer to join the team in our Waterloo, ON office. The successful candidate will be accountable for technical delivery of projects, project performance, scope, schedule, and budget.


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate design progression and development among various technical disciplines for a variety of upstream, mid-stream, and downstream oil and gas projects.
  • Understand and Interpreting client expectations, standards and specifications
  • Coordinate work within a multidiscipline, and multi office, team environment requiring exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Single point of contact for technical interface
  • Ensure all engineering work is performed in accordance with Stantec and client quality programs, and applicable codes and standards of the jurisdiction
  • Coordinate the preparation, review, and approval of engineering design deliverables
  • Present engineering deliverables and designs to internal and external stakeholders
  • Lead and participate in periodic project status meetings with the client
  • Developing, delivering and updating the design basis, and specification list
  • Taking lead in design dispute resolution - Report to the Project Manager on budget and schedule for engineering tasks
  • Oversee and mentor junior engineering and other technical staff
  • Monitor project budget and schedule and initiate corrective actions, as required, to complete deliverables within deadlines
  • Lead and participate in typical design development meetings including: scope, engineering, design, specifications, PFD/P&ID drawings, line list, tie-in list, equipment lists, controls, HAZOP, construction early works, construction kick-off and support, etc. for completeness
  • Oversee and coordinate the preparation of engineering work scope and cost estimations
  • Review deliverables prepared by team to ensure they align with the design basis
  • Perform quality assurance function for work deliverables before they are submitted to Client
  • Monitor client satisfaction for work completed
  • Coordinate and perform site visits for information gathering
  • Provide support during construction phase of projects
  • May provide close support to Commissioning, Start Up and turnover activities

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Mechanical, E&I/C, Structural, or relevant Engineering Degree. Professional Engineering P.Eng, or P.L.(Eng) designation with PEO, OIQ or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant project engineering experience
  • Minimum 10 years of experience working in consulting engineering environment
  • Minimum 10 years of oil and gas pipeline (both urban and cross country), midstream facilities design, and/or refinery experience
  • Experience with operating facilities, owner organizations, and/or EPCM firms may be an asset
  • Proven experience coordinating multi-disciplined project teams
  • Experience with Canadian jurisdictions and their various acts and regulations
  • Displays strong leadership qualities
  • Team player who will encourage teamwork with the project team plus other discipline staff
  • Ability to work in English and French would be an asset
  • Focused on providing quality services to the clients in a timely manner
  • High level of initiative and ability to complete tasks on schedule and budget
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills. - Ability to mentor and desire to encourage technical staff
  • Strong written, spoken, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to perform in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Field experience would be an asset
  • Travel may be required, based on project requirement

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.


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.


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