Senior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer, Water

August 3 2023
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Instrumentation, Controls, Water treatment
St John's, NL | Dartmouth, NS | Halifax, NS | Moncton, NB | Ottawa, ON | Stoney Creek, ON | Toronto, ON | Waterloo, ON | London, ON | Windsor, ON • Full time

Senior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer, Water - ( 2300034Z )


Many of the world’s top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community’s interaction with water a bit differently—as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. Working throughout the hydrologic cycle, we are delivering sustainable solutions to make sure water is where it should be and available when needed. Our experts guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. Every day, we help communities improve, reuse, and protect this precious resource for future generations. By 2025 we’re hiring 2,000 people (like you) to join our team. Grow with us, H2O+U.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is one of the top engineering and consulting firms supporting the Water Industry, and we are looking for you to join our team.

We are currently seeking a Senior-level Instrumentation and Controls Engineer with strong interest in being part of a purpose-driven organization that is focused on helping our clients, colleagues, and communities thrive.

Our team is regularly tasked with some of the most interesting projects in North America, including PLC/SCADA or DCS deployments up to 250,000 IO and controlling up to a billion litres/day of liquid treatment. We regularly design for and support the latest technologies including Thermal Hydrolysis, and Combined Heat and Power applications, and have a focus on growing our analytics team which are changing the way we approach water treatment.

We have many projects for you to work on, both here at home and abroad. As a global organization, we have the senior resources to support your career growth as well as tasking you with the challenging projects that involve working as a team to create some of the most innovative designs in the industry.

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.

Are you ready to join our Instrumentation and Controls team?

Your Key Responsibilities

A successful applicant will work with a multidisciplinary group of engineers and designers providing technical services to public and private-sector clients. Primary duties will include control systems engineering, process control strategy planning, automation designs, construction support services, and planning studies with detailed analyses. These designs will be related to water and wastewater treatment plants and related facilities. Experience with equipment selections, equipment and communication network layouts, and process control design coordination with other engineering disciplines is required. Candidates should be at ease with core aspects of PLC, HMI and SCADA system planning, design, programming, and upgrades.

The successful applicant is expected to be proficient in the following areas.

  • Design Activities, including:

    • Developing preliminary scope definitions, budgets, and staffing plans,
    • Field review and evaluation of existing equipment, control systems (hardware and software) and control panels,
    • Preparing studies, conceptual reports, and technical memorandums,
    • Conducting I&C engineering and analyses related to various water, wastewater, and industrial waste treatment facilities,
    • Supporting multi-disciplinary teams with engineering design projects and studies,
    • Developing construction documents (drawings, specifications, and schedules). Drawings for construction include:
      • Database driven Process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's),
      • Detailed network communication architecture diagrams,
      • Control panel details,
      • CCTV and Access Control System drawings,
      • Point-to-Point Wiring Diagrams, and
      • Instrument installation details.
    • Development of technical specifications, instrument datasheets, and detailed control strategies / narratives, and
    • Senior review and evaluation of
      • electrical schematic diagrams and plans;
      • review and evaluation of mechanical specifications with controls content;
      • review and evaluation of process flow diagrams and design criteria; and
      • coordination of I&C deliverables with the process, mechanical, and electrical disciplines.
  • Construction support activities:

    • Review of Contractor and Supplier submittals, and
    • Participate in construction site inspections,
    • Support of equipment and control system commissioning, start-up, and performance testing, and
    • Assist with system troubleshooting.
  • Marketing Support Activities would be considered an asset, including:

    • Assisting marketing team with project pursuit strategies,
    • Presentation material development,
    • Presentation participation, and
    • Serving as I&C discipline subject matter expert.
  • Working in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guidelines and policies.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Possess solid interpersonal skills for working in a team environment (virtual or in-person).

  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills - ability to convey project I&C needs to the project managers and clients, and to formulate those needs into comprehensive plans and specifications.

  • Ability to mentor junior to intermediate staff and work with remotely located project team members.

  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Education and Experience

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Chemical Engineering is required; 8-15 years of experience in instrumentation and controls.

Possess Professional Engineering registration (P.Eng.) or the ability to obtain within 18 months of hire date 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.

Pay transparency laws require employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in the following jurisdiction(s):

Salary Range(s):

  • Lower Mainland $123,800/BC Other Areas $116,800 - Lower Mainland $185,700/BC Other Areas $175,200 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in BC (Lower Mainland includes Vancouver & Burnaby)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, 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 time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

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

Primary Location : Canada-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth

Other Locations : Canada-Ontario-Stoney Creek, Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver, Canada-Nova Scotia-Halifax, Canada-Ontario-London, Canada-British Columbia-Victoria, Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna, Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg, Canada-Ontario-Toronto, Canada-Ontario-Windsor, Canada-New Brunswick-Moncton, Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador-St. John's, Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-Ontario-Ottawa, Canada-Alberta-Edmonton, Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby, Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Organization : BC-1269 Water-CA Delivery

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 17, 2024, 2:40:53 PM

Req ID: 2300034Z

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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