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Stantec Highway/Civil Engineer in ALBANY, New York

Highway/Civil Engineer - ( 220003B0 )


We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

The role of a Civil Engineer is to work independently on smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. The Civil Engineer should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project.

A Civil Engineer will provide immediate supervision and guidance to a group of employees, assigning tasks, checking work at frequent intervals for accuracy and completeness; and maintaining schedules.

A Civil Engineer will perform a variety of tasks which may include designing and planning structures and facilities such as bridges, railroads, roads, airports, harbors, dams, irrigation projects, pipelines, tunnels, power plants and other projects. They will analyze proposed projects to ensure structural reliability, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness and may construct models to identify project specifications and meet related needs.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Perform broad, varied and diverse engineering design tasks on assigned projects under general supervision of the lead or manager, including engineering drawings, engineering reports, presentations, and required applications to regulatory and/or funding agencies.

  • Engage in the development of design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats,and prepare and revise documentation in various engineering phases including site plans, utility plan/profiles, grading plans, cross sections, diagrams, submittal reviews and response to information requests as required.

  • Assist senior engineers/designers with developing and managing the project scope including cost estimates,budget, staffing and schedule.

  • Assist the senior project transportation engineer in preparing the conceptual, preliminary and final design and attends client project requirement meetings.

  • Involved in the permit process, which may require meetings with clients, contractors, reviewing agency personnel and governing entities.

  • Prepare portions of engineering project proposals, change orders, client contact and communication pertaining to specific projects.

  • Coordinate technical activities and designs with personnel in other disciplines and departments serve as a liaison between senior engineer and design team.

  • Prepare engineering feasibility studies by analyzing engineering design, conducting environmental impact studies, and assembling data.

  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation anticipate future legislation, enforce adherence to requirements, advise management on needed actions.

  • Confirm adherence to construction specifications during each phase of a project. Monitor project progress, inspect construction sites, and verify calculations and placements.

  • Engineer of record on own work product and that of more junior staff.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Comprehensive understanding of all phases of project document production.

  • Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and reviewing agencies.

  • Possesses excellent time-management skills; Thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting and efficient use of time and resources.

  • Thorough understanding of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions.

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite.

  • Proficient in relevant design software, which may include AutoCAD Civil3D, GIS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, WaterCAD, and PondPack.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or related field & Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of 5 years of experience.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

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.

Primary Location : United States-New York-Albany

Job : Civil Engineer

Organization : BC-1928 Transportation-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 22, 2022, 12:47:04 PM

Req ID: 220003B0

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans