Project Engineer - Civil Infrastructure
Stoney Creek, Ontario
3d ago


At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertake whether at the local, regional, or watershed level thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases.

We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle.

Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.

Your Opportunity

The role of a Project Engineer with our Water Team is a dynamic position well suited to an individual who is good at managing multiple tasks and deadlines and working with multi-disciplinary teams across multiple offices.

The candidate may be working independently on smaller projects or providing support to a team of professionals on larger projects.

Our group is involved in a wide range of sewer and watermain of both large and small diameter systems including open cut construction, rehabilitation, relining, trenchless and tunneling projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

Typical projects or design tasks may include the design of sanitary, storm, and watermain projects, overland flow / civil site plan design projects, sewer rehabilitation projects, and trenchless / tunnel design projects.

Manages project technical tasks including completing design work, calculations, writing specifications and technical reports on a wide range of civil infrastructure projects generally involving sewer and watermain design and rehabilitation.

Coordinates design and report deliverable packages for submission to clients and / or approval authorities.

Coordinate with the Project Manager and attend meetings with the client, team members and sub-consultants.

May perform or assist the Project Manager and / or Project Technical Lead with managing and monitoring financial performance of project budgets.

Acts as a technical resource by providing guidance to other team members.

Reviews and conducts alternative analyses to support business case evaluations for making project decisions.

Implements understanding of conveyance system construction elements as it relates to design to select construction methods and defining work area limits.

May coordinate with construction activities, providing guidance and clarification of the design during construction.

Prepares contract documents for construction (i.e. engineering drawings and specifications).

Develops strategy for minimizing impacts and constraints due to environmental and permitting requirements.

Understands and implements industry standards and manuals as well as client and regulatory agencies standards and requirements.

Stays up to date on regulatory changes and may establish working relationships with regulatory officials.

Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Well developed understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

Strong knowledge of civil systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, as well as relevant discipline software programs, which may include AutoCAD Civil3D, PCSWMM, StormCAD, WaterCAD, (or other modeling software).

Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.

Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong presentation and interview skills are preferred.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering from an accredited University.

Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a consulting environment involved in the design of civil infrastructure.

Typical office environment working with computers. 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.

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.

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