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Stantec Project Manager - Wireless Consulting ICT in Lynnwood, Washington

Stantec is a dynamic, a multi-discipline consulting firm that provides design on some of the most technically advanced projects in the world, and helps or clients develop leading edge technology solutions. We believe that technology does not just follow the business of design, but it drives the user experience, operational efficiencies and client satisfaction. We promote a great team atmosphere and are dedicated to employee development through mentoring and educational programs. At Stantec, you will be part of a community that's driven to meet the needs of the present while contributing to a sustainable future.

Your Opportunity

The Project Manager, Wireless Consulting applies technical skills and knowledge to manage key wireless consulting deliverables that meet project requirements and exceed client expectations. Work consists of the design of a variety of different wireless communications systems including 800 MHz Public Safety Radio Systems and in-building DAS (public safety and cellular).

Your Key Responsibilities

Project Involvement - approximately 85% of time

  • Manages Technology projects and tasks of a size and revenue level appropriate to the expertise associated with the staff level.

  • Technology systems include but are not limited to:

  • Land Mobile Radio Systems

  • 700 MHz

  • 800 MHz

  • VHF

  • UHF

  • Public Safety Communications

  • Microwave backhaul

  • In-building distributed antenna systems

  • Emergency responder radio coverage systems

  • Commercial cellular neutral-host systems

  • Paging Systems

  • Shares knowledge with others by serving as a trainer, mentor and technical resource.

  • Holds project team members accountable for project deliverables, budget, and schedule.

  • Meets performance targets for projects and manages stakeholders’ expectations.

  • Periodically acts as QC reviewer on projects.

  • Collaborates with the practice and sector leaders to obtain and disseminate technical knowledge.

  • Effectively delegates work to production support staff as needed.

  • Provides contract documents that meet required codes and quality assurance standards.

Learning/Maintaining and Expanding Technical Skills - approximately 4-5% of time

  • Develops knowledge of technologies, trends and the markets in which we work as they apply to the applicable project types, and continually strengthens skills.

  • Proactively pursues additional knowledge in related disciplines by attending available in house and external training.

Meetings, initiatives, and projects - approximately 5-6% of time

  • Attends in-house project and discipline meetings and out of office client meetings.

  • Actively participates in meetings, initiatives, and projects that support Business Center and company goals.

Business Development/Marketing - approximately 3%-4% of time

  • Nurtures existing client relationships and proactively pursues opportunities for new business.

  • Provides client consultation; drawing on professional expertise and deep knowledge of Sparling's menu of services.

  • Attend periodic client events.

  • Develops and delivers client presentations.

  • Pursues project opportunities and initiates projects.

  • Attend and participate in industry events.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Understanding and implementation of the principles of project management.

  • Ability to manage clients, projects, and teams to budget and schedule while meeting key stakeholder critical success factors.

  • Familiarity with, and ability to produce, project-related documents and documentation standards required of a Project Manager.

  • Ability to integrate design elements with other disciplines to deliver a coordinated design.

  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes and Technology standards (TIA, IEEE, NFPA, IFC).

  • Deep understanding and knowledge of various voice/data radio technologies, public safety operations, in-building distributed antenna systems, commercial cellular network technology.

  • Knowledge of government operations, public safety operations, healthcare, higher education, and military stakeholders and key decision-makers.

  • Familiarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects.

  • Strong client communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to apply logic, reasoning, and organizational skills to structure concepts and ideas into projects.

  • Functional knowledge of recent versions of AutoCAD; in particular, AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors' degree in electrical engineering or related field plus 8 years related professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated skills.

  • Experience delivering wireless consulting and design services to Owners in diverse markets including public safety, healthcare, commercial, data center, higher education, civic and government.

  • FCC GROL, IEEE WCP certification preferred. EIT and/or PE, encouraged.

  • Project management training certification (Project Management Professional certification, or equivalent).

Auxiliary Qualifications:

  • Qualifications listed below, while not necessarily a requirement for this position in each circumstance, provide additional depth and value to the role.

  • Experience with outdoor RF Propagation modeling software (EDX or similar)

  • Experience indoor RF Propagation modeling (iBwave or similar)

  • Experience with Spectrum Analyzer

  • Knowledge of specialty calculations.

  • Familiarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects.

Office Location and Schedule:

  • This position will exist at the Stantec location in Lynnwood, WA

  • This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The staff member frequently is required to sit, talk and hear. The staff member is frequently required to visit and navigate existing facilities and construction sites, which often requires the ability to walk and climb. The staff member must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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.

Job: IT Project Manager

Primary Location: United States-Washington-Lynnwood

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 2000019P