Our Ottawa office is seeking motivated Intermediate to Senior Climate Change Engineers to help support and participate in the continuous and anticipated growth of our corporate and regional services in the climate change / resiliency markets.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in the technical and social issues associated with the impacts of climate change on the built environment, the integration of climate change risks in life cycle and asset management plans, and resiliency.
You will assist on projects to assess the impacts of climate change on the built environment and the risks on infrastructure, public services and ultimately the community.
You will provide support with all Stantec’s Business Lines (Buildings, Transportation, Energy & Resources, Infrastructure and Water).
Your Key Responsibilities
Serve as a key member of the practice team to drive profitable growth of Stantec’s climate change risks’ services business across the Americas and internationally.
Participate in projects to identify the nature of risks and severity of impacts to the built and natural environments in a life cycle process that is included in asset management plans.
Lead and provide support in assessments of the predominant vulnerabilities of infrastructure, facilities and buildings to climate change and detailed risk assessments through more detailed engineering analysis.
Make recommendations on risk mitigation and future climate adaptation measures, including adjustments for designs or operations.
Contribute to growing new climate change services annually. Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective technical and cost proposals, and take an active role in the development of new business with new and existing clients.
Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business.
Capitalize on existing client relationships to expand Stantec’s profile and market share in the regional climate change and resiliency markets (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development).
Support the general growth and development of Stantec’s climate change and resiliency services. Collaborate with other Stantec practitioners from multiple offices around the global organization.
Develop a working understanding of Stantec’s other consulting practice areas and actively support cross-selling other services to existing clients.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Willingness to travel within Canada and internationally
Experience and confidence to support and grow business in a dynamic market environment
Excellent communication (written / verbal), strategic thinking, negotiation, presentation, and people skills
Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by the success of Stantec
Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license
Bilingual spoken and written competencies (English and French) will be assets
Education and Experience
A university degree in engineering / environmental science / planning or related discipline with at least 5 to 12 years’ professional experience in consulting and / or engineering.
Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or eligible for licensure in Ontario is required.
Knowledge of climate change challenges in Canada and tools to assess climate risks to built assets.
At least 2 years of consulting experience, with technical competencies in design and / or operations of infrastructure in the public and / or private sectors.
Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.
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.
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