Senior Public Health Engineer

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Employment: Full Time

• Do the various Public Health, Plumbing and Fire protection Engineering tasks through a combination of drafting and engineering (include sizing domestic water and drainage piping requirements, reviewing different plumbing design approaches, sizing equipment and tanks, and sizing water heating systems, fire protection systems).
• Coordinating of the engineering work between other members of the Building Services and Architectural teams
• Works under the direct supervision of the Senior Engineer and is accountable for specific discipline designer activities assigned to them.


• Over 10 years of experience working within an International Design Firm, with a focus on Plumbing and Fire Protection Design.
• Minimum of five (5) within the Middle East region, preferably the UAE.
• A discipline specific design team leader with a demonstrable career progression with a Plumbing and Fire Protection bias in the field of Building Services Engineering.
• Excellent communicator, both oral and written, who can concisely and with sufficient detail direct supporting engineering staff.
• Demonstrates an understanding of budgeting and supporting requirements for project / bids.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise directly with Clients, Statutory Authorities, and other 3rd parties as required.
• Demonstrates ownership qualities, for the team quality, and the timely delivery of projects.
• Demonstrates ability to master being a discipline specific Senior Design Engineer as defined by Stantec procedures.
• Demonstrates sound understanding of other related building design disciplines.
• Experience with all type of projects including healthcare, hospitality, commercial, residential and refurbishment projects.
• Keeping all project related documentation in compliance with Stantec systems, processes, and procedures.
• Anticipates challenges and project risks and recommends necessary mitigating measures, and where necessary relates these internally to Commercial Team and, externally, to Client/Client Representatives.
• LEED, PMP, or similar building certification is preferred, but not essential.
• Working knowledge of hydraulic calculation software and MS Office is required.
• Demonstrated Proficiency with International Building Codes and Healthcare Standards,
• Demonstrated proficiency in specification writing in CSI Master Format.
• Understanding of multidisciplinary coordination through design and the construction process.
• Familiarity with permitting and Authority requirements.

Interfaces & Communications
• Role resides within the Built Environment Design Division
• Reports to Head of Discipline for internal matters
• Reports to Project Director/Manager for project related matters


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. This allows us to assess what’s needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what’s never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.

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.

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