Job Vacancy Substation Engineering Manager Stantec

Job title: Substation Engineering Manager

Company: Stantec

Job description: Substation Engineering Manager – ( 220002BH )


Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you will work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the boundaries on clean energy or grid modernization, you’ll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal generation, and renewable energy in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is looking for a skilled Engineering Manager who will be able to lead the Substation engineering disciplines (Physical-Electrical, Protection and Controls, Settings, Civil/Structural) and Area Leads within the US-East region of the Power Delivery sector of the business center to provide high quality, cost competitive engineering services. Candidate must be a hands-on problem solver willing to work thru issues as they arise with staff, clients, offices, disciplines, and projects. They must also develop and implement strategies to unify offices, leadership, disciplines, and staff to promote a seamless, communicative working environment

Your Key Technical Responsibilities

Solid understanding of substation project scope and deliverables.

Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams to develop efficient and reliable substation automation systems.

Mentor Junior and Intermediate Engineers and designers.

Capable of performing thorough review of Physical-Electrical deliverables, such as station one lines, key plans (layouts), conduit plans, lightning, grounding calculations, lighting plans, station typical elevations, and BOMs.

Capable of performing thorough review of typical P&C deliverables, such as, control building layout, P&C one-line diagram, three-line diagrams, AC/DC schematics, control panel layout and wiring diagram, station service AC/DC distribution diagram, bill of material, cable schedule, etc.

Coordination with equipment vendors, clients, and the supporting design disciplines.

Incorporate substation studies in detail design.

Lead meetings with internal and external stakeholders.

Prepare specifications, review packages, and construction packages.

Perform QA/QC and peer review on Construction and Review packages.

Plan, organize, and manage the day to day activities of the project from inception through engineering, construction, commissioning, and hand over.

Report the progress of the project to the client, Stantec Project Manager, and design team.

Act as a liaison between Stantec engineering and construction teams .

Deliver design deliverables per project schedules and allocated budget.

Respond to RFIs.

Work closely with other disciplines to produce complete station drawings and packages.


Preparation of project plans, management of work in progress (WIP), cost control, schedule, management of the coordination of the project engineering and technical support staff and management of project scope, including negotiation of scope changes with the client.

Certify that Stantec’s Project Management Framework is followed, including project reporting, management of project value versus project percent complete, and quality control/quality assurance procedures.

Ensure that Stantec Design Practices are followed as they relate to their Practice/Discipline deliverables and they act as a focal point for the Stantec Project Practice/Discipline Team Members.

Oversee and advise direct reports to conduct performance reviews and training requirements.

Prepare and maintain a resource plan and effectively allocate resources for projects as they develop.

Actively evaluate resource needs and maintain appropriate staff size to support current projects and to support potential projects while maintaining target group utilization.

Develop internal network with personnel in other Stantec offices, business centers, and business lines.

Perform technical project audits to verify compliance with quality review and independent review requirements. Be the driver for consistent use of QA/QC processes and procedures.

Provide input to the business center capital and operating budgets.

Conduct a minimum of four independent reviews of final deliverables within the business center.

Develop, maintain, and implement personal success plan on a yearly basis.

Experience with project management principles, such as developing a proposal for level of effort, managing a budget/schedule, performing quality reviews, etc.


Audit the use of the Risk Management Strategy (RMS), Safety Opportunity, Stop Work, and Hazard ID forms.

Promote and train staff to incorporate Leading Indicators into their everyday work practices and monitor performance.

Business Development

Prepare, oversee, and approve proposal man-hour estimates and technical scopes to support the sales effort. Provide final signoff on proposals within fiscal authority.

Attract new business and expand current business by coordinating with key stakeholders within Stantec.

Interact extensively with clients, including developing new and existing relationships. Maintain personal relationships with clients to expand business opportunities.

Proactively use, promote, and manage the Stantec Pipeline for business development pursuits.

Promote the completion and responses to client surveys.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Technical expertise in substation engineering projects.

Experience managing a staff and projects in a variety of locations.

Experience developing and managing an engineering services office.

Excellent written and communication skills.

Ability to travel up to 20% and work outside normal hours of operation.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

Registered PE

Minimum of 10 years of consulting engineering and/or direct power delivery experience with increasing levels of responsibility for staff, projects, and clients.

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.

Primary Location : United States-Florida-Lake Mary

Other Locations : United States-New Jersey-Wall Township, United States-Pennsylvania-Wyomissing, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-Washington-Bellevue, United States-Virginia-Richmond, United States-Maine-Portland

Job : Electrical Engineer Management

Organization : BC-1988 Energy-US East

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 6, 2022, 11:43:33 AM

Req ID: 220002BH

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

Expected salary:

Location: Tampa, FL

Job date: Sat, 09 Jul 2022 02:47:00 GMT

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