Mechanical Engineering, Team Leader

Stantec Australia

Location: Adelaide

Job Type: Full time


Mechanical Engineering, Team Leader - ( 230003SV )


About the role

We are seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our busy and friendly Adelaide office as our Mechanical Engineering, Team Leader within the buildings team.

The role is suitable for a qualified candidate who has significant Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) design experience on building projects.

The successful candidate will be able to apply their technical skills and demonstrate commitment in a way which ensures projects are thoroughly designed, personally reviewed and delivered on time. You will be expected to service projects including those of relatively large size, of high complexity and with multiple clients.

Stantec are involved in a vast variety of project types and ideally seeking someone with extensive defence and health project experience. The successful candidate will be working in a strong team environment and will need to manage several projects at any one time. You will be self-motivated, resourceful and a great communicator.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Undertaking HVAC Engineering, heat load calculations, equipment and reticulation sizing and selection, coordination, and documentation for building structures

  • Corresponding with a range of clients and stakeholders including local authorities, government bodies and commercial companies

  • As a Team Leader, you will manage a team of engineers, designers and drafters

  • Provide mentoring and training to develop staff experience and knowledge

  • Prioritise workloads whilst ensuring our clients’ needs are met whilst maintaining strong and trusting working relationships with your colleague's both locally and across the international Stantec team

  • Build and develop your professional profile both internally and externally by consistently demonstrating an ability to successfully deliver projects

  • Function as an Associate Engineer on selected projects

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Hold a Mechanical Engineer Degree or equivalent

  • Have experience working in the consulting or engineering industry and have a good understanding of the local buildings business, experience working on Defence or Health projects would be highly regarded

  • Self-management skills will be as important as your technical design and project management abilities

  • Technically very strong in terms of understanding the key elements of the design and construction associated with HVAC Engineering works.

  • Ability to make quality business decisions

  • Ideally have a successful track record in leading others

  • Ability to multitask and deliver high profile projects in a timely manner

  • Be well connected/networked within the industry and able to foster client relationships

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What we offer

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

  • Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements - Including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs - Including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

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

  • A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About Stantec

The Stantec community unites approximately 28,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

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.


Stantec is serious about healthy work-life balance, diversity, inclusion & equity, indigenous relations, innovation, community engagement, corporate sustainability, and social wellbeing. We have employee groups for women, LGBTQI , neurodiversity, and more! Our employees play sport, fundraise, volunteer, learn, and have fun together.

How to apply

If this position is of interest, please apply via the link below.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.



Primary Location : Australia-South Australia-Adelaide

Work Locations :

Adelaide SA

Organization : BC-3011 Buildings-AU Victoria

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 18, 2023, 10:36:57 PM

Req ID: 230003SV

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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