Senior Electrical Engineer

Stantec Australia

Location: Canterbury

Job Type: Full time


Senior Electrical Engineer - ( 230000QK )


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.

About the role:

  • We are looking for a team player to strengthen our Electrical Discipline across New Zealand and deliver our existing backlog.

  • You will be working on our industrial, power, hydro, and infrastructure projects for local clients in our community, joining a Christchurch-based team that delivers challenging, multimillion-dollar and multi-disciplinary projects across New Zealand, North America, Australia, and the Pacific. This offers a good balance between strengthening your core skills and taking increasing leadership and responsibility for work - all while also learning from Stantec’s local and global experts and furthering your development.

  • You will be responsible for delivering Electrical, Instrumentation, Controls and Automation work packages, working together with Graduate Engineers under the guidance of a Principal Engineer. You will collaborate with Mechanical and Process engineers on multidisciplinary projects.

  • You will have client-facing opportunities and site work which offers variety in daily tasks.

  • This is an exciting opportunity for a professional engineer with a proven track record of successfully delivering projects and working collaboratively with clients and colleagues.

  • You will be supported by a team of Electrical Designers, CAD and Graduate Engineers.

  • This is your opportunity to grow or reinforce your abilities as a strong technical delivery leader.

What you need to bring

  • Our preferred candidate for this role will have technical experience in aspects of Electrical, Instrumentation, Controls and Automation Engineering for infrastructure and industrial projects, preferably with a focus in water and wastewater.

  • You will have proven experience in managing your own deliverables or those within your discipline.

  • An understanding and experience with L.V. power systems and design in NZ or Australia.

  • You will understand Electrical CAD software requirements.

  • You will have strong communication skills and the ability to participate in client-facing meetings.

  • You will be experienced dealing with a range of stakeholders including local authorities, clients, and commercial companies.

  • Key requirements are a BE Electrical or equivalent, with ideally at least 7 years professional experience in the consulting or engineering industry.

  • CPEng or equivalent is preferred but not essential.

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 purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, part time & job sharing.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development

  • Professional Memberships

  • Health Insurance – Income Continuance Insurance (ICI) – Life Insurance

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 25,000 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

To discuss in more detail contact Glen Tarrant on 04 381 6729 or 027 4430 184 or apply directly online.



Primary Location : New Zealand-Canterbury-Christchurch

Organization : BC-3101 Water-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 12, 2023, 4:56:47 PM

Req ID: 230000QK

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

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