Distribution Designer

Join a team that powers growth and advances communities as a Distribution Designer in Lake Mary, FL.

Lake Mary, United States  UTC-05:00   Hybrid   Full Time   10000+   19 days ago

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’ll work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the stre-ngth of a $3B company with 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's Transmission & Distribution group is currently hiring an experienced Distribution Designer. Our Company takes a measured approach to workplace flexibility and choice for employee’s workplaces. Our goal is to strike the optimal balance between providing flexibility, sustaining successful teams, and optimizing productivity for the benefit of our employees, projects, and clients. We value a vibrant, healthy, enriching workplace culture that considers employee well-being and work-life balance so our people can bring their best to work every day. This position will have flexibility in working from home or a Stantec US office and may require some domestic and possibly international travel.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Designing of complex electrical distribution projects including large overhead to underground conversions, feeder reconductors, and Smart Grid equipment installation for voltages 69kV and under.
  • Become proficient at multiple client programs.
  • Perform site field visit for verification of existing distribution facilities and project requirements.
  • Develop bill of material required for construction based upon client standards.
  • Develop construction prints detailing facilities to be removed/installed.
  • Develop permit drawings as necessary to accommodate construction.
  • Review project scope and identify issues early on.
  • Interact with clients to clarify scope.
  • Work with the client through the idea generating stage.
  • Support 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 team lead as needed.
  • Provide QA/QC reviews on projects before submittal to the client.
  • Help team lead train entry level designers and engineers.
  • Mentor less experienced designers to improve overall team efficiency.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong GIS experience
  • Proficiency with CAD (AutoCAD, preferably)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate solid leadership and communication skills
  • Flexibility to prioritize and work on multiple projects with various due dates and scopes
  • Engineer in Training certificate (EIT) or ability to obtain one upon hiring would be a plus
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Available to travel up to 20%

A bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university in a related field of study (Civil, Mechanical or Electrical) is required.

2 years of experience is required. 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. The experience will forever shape your future. #FeelingEnergized

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

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About the role

May 02, 2024

Full Time


Oct 30, 2024


Lake Mary, United States

2 years


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