Stantec Mechanical/Plumbing Group Leader in Houston, Texas

Your Opportunity:

We bring together the places that make communities feel like home whether it’s an urban park, a commercial plaza, or a residential neighborhood. We do this because we’re part of the community too and we care about the places where we live—just as much as you do. Join the team that truly designs with community in mind.

Your Duties:

Stantec is seeking a talented, team-focusedMechanical/Plumbing Group Leader to join our MEP team in Houston, Texas (7660 Woodway Drive). Your technical knowledge and team-focused approach will enhance our mission to set the standard in our field for exceptional client service and professional excellence, as we grow to better serve clients, communities and provide greater opportunities for employees.

Position Overview:

The Mechanical/Plumbing Group Leader is responsible for management of the mechanical and plumbing team in our Houstonlocation and will be a key member of our leadership team. The position plans, schedules, conducts and coordinates assigned engineering work, monitors work for compliance to applicable codes and accepted engineering practices and standards, and ensures that all assigned personnel are coordinating their activities with other project participants and that the requirements of the Contract are being satisfied. This position is expected to have significant technical knowledge and awareness to be able to recognize when technical problems are developing and to initiate appropriate corrective actions.

The Mechanical/Plumbing Group Leader will work closely with the MEP Service Line Leader and Electrical Group Leader on business development and marketing activities for the group, and will be responsible for coordination of contracts with clients.

Typical Duties:

Typical duties will include but not limited to the preparation of the following:

  • Project scheduling and forecasts including managing workload assignments among the mechanical and plumbing team members.

  • Design documents and other deliverables.

  • Quality control on MEP projects (QA&QC).

  • Monthly project status reports and monitoring project budgets.

  • Business development for clients of MEP work.

  • Negotiate scope and fees.

Essential Functions:

Responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:

  • Review mechanical and plumbing construction plans, specifications, and equipment selections for a variety of different project types including commercial, multi-family, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, retail, etc.

  • Coordinate with other disciplines including architects, engineers, developers, contractors, and clients.

  • Manage mechanical and plumbing staff, allocate resources, and direct the activities of other engineers.

  • Mentor and train staff.

Your Capabilities and Credentials:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the MEP market for a variety of project types.

  • Working knowledge of applicable codes and standards, including IMC, UMC, IPC, IBC, NFPA, as well as LEED and green building requirements.

  • Experience supervising other engineers, mentoring staff and allocating manpower/workload resources desired.

Skills and Special Requirements/ Licensing:

  • Texas P.E. license

  • Established client relationships in the Houston, Texas area.

Job ID 2016-26174

# of Openings Remaining 1

Location US - TX - Houston

Experience (Years) 10

Posted Date 10/18/2016

Discipline Community Development