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Mechanical Team Lead

Full time
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Stantec Australia
1,001-5,000 employees
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Mechanical Team Lead - ( 23000198 )


Your opportunity to join Stantec’s winning team

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

The opportunity | Ko te āheinga

The role of the Mechanical Team Lead is suited to a proactive individual who is looking to take the next step in their career. We are ideally seeking a qualified candidate with substantial experience across all project sizes from low rise to high rise building projects. We are involved in a broad range of project types that include data centres, health, laboratories, industrial, education and infrastructure.

You will be responsible for the management and strategic direction of all aspects of the Mechanical Team for the Buildings Group, providing support to Project Engineers to ensure the team is consistently focussed in delivery of technical excellence and keeping on track with quality, schedule, and budget. You will represent the company externally to our clients and play an active role in building and managing relationships, whilst reinforcing cultural behaviours across the Mechanical Team and the New Zealand Buildings Group. You will enjoy a diverse position and will need to have the ability to multitask and share your time between project delivery, business development, section performance and management responsibilities.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Management of current and future workloads within the Mechanical Section to achieve attainment of financial targets whilst ensuring high staff morale.

  • Mechanical design for a range of building projects, providing reports, studies, design calculations, drawings and specifications.

  • Support and offer guidance to Project Engineers, Engineers and Graduate Engineers to enable them to perform successfully at all levels.

  • Ensure that the Mechanical Section maintains an appropriate level of service to key Clients.

  • Design, documentation and superintendence including project review, liaison with client and consultant team, liaison with authorities, reporting, contract administration and quality audits.

  • Support and contribute to the discipline leadership teams and develop Stantec engineering systems.

  • Adhere to professional standards, ethics and Stantec quality procedures.

  • Contribute to our company culture

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time working

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Professional Memberships

  • Health Insurance – Income Protection Insurance – Life Insurance

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing progamme

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Developing Professionals Group, a global network for our employees

  • Social Club—sports, clubs, shows, fun events

  • An inclusive workplace

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

How to apply

Please apply directly online. Applications close on 28th March 2023

To discuss this opportunity further or to view a position description, please contact Margaret McMeel on 09 580 4502 or 027 544 2930.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Previous experience in a Consulting environment within the Building services industry

  • Knowledge of the New Zealand Building Code and relevant Australian and New Zealand Standards

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, and ideally a minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience in the engineering industry or consulting.

  • Willingness to establish and maintain strong client relationships to formulate repeat opportunities

  • Ability to multitask between project involvement, Section performance and management responsibilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Chartered Professional Engineer (or equivalent) and/or Producer Statement Author would be favourable, but not essential.

Primary Location : New Zealand-Auckland-Auckland

Organization : BC-3104 Buildings-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 13, 2023, 7:10:46 PM

Req ID: 23000198

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