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Stantec Principal Structural Engineer - Buildings in ANCHORAGE, Alaska

Principal Structural Engineer - Buildings - ( 230004MH )


Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.

Key Responsibilities

The role of a Associate Structural Engineer is to work independently on small and medium projects, and as a team leader of larger projects responsible for work of Structural Engineers. The Associate Structural Engineer will be able to evaluate, select, and specify engineered systems or products for a project. Additional responsibilities include

  • Independently complete calculations and drawings for small and medium projects

  • Development of job specific discipline specifications independently for less complex projects

  • Lead junior engineers in complex projects

  • Works with and coordinates with architectural, interiors, and other engineering disciplines for coordination of the project

  • Independently perform Construction Administration duties including completing field observations reports, responding to RFIs, submittal reviews, and evaluating contractor change orders

  • Perform calculations using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.

  • Communicate design issues and solutions with the design team and Owner clients

  • Have an understanding of industry standard design processes and understanding of construction means and methods

  • Work within project scope, budgets, and design approach to deliver projects to clients on time, on budget, and at a high level of client service

  • Periodically acts as QC reviewer on projects.

  • Proactively represents firm and pursues opportunities for new business.

  • Develops and delivers client presentations.

  • Assist with development of design standards.

  • Directly manages and mentor’s other engineers; engaging, developing, and retaining top talent.

  • Hire top tier talent focused on meeting the strategic objectives of the Structures Studio. Mentor existing staff and work with them to create an appropriate career path and to track their growth.

  • Participate in the development, dissemination and implementation of a business plan.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • 16 years of related experience

  • Master’s degree in Engineering is preferred.

  • Alaska Professional Engineering license is required, Alaska Structural Engineering license is required.

  • Requisite knowledge and application of structural design codes, standards, and applicable building codes

  • Strong knowledge of structural systems, seismic design, construction means and methods, materials, and industry standards

  • Deep understanding and working knowledge the following building systems: steel framing including lateral systems for seismic (braced frames, BRBF, SPSW, etc.), concrete framing including lateral systems for seismic (shear walls and moment frames), wood framing, timber.

  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in written form concepts and ideas to a diverse audience of Architects, Engineers, and Owner clients effectively

  • 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

  • Experience with modeling software (Autodesk Revit)

  • Experience with general business and industry software (Microsoft Office suite) and Industry standard Structural Engineering software (CSI, RISA, RAM, etc.)

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. #DesignYourPlace

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Alaska-Anchorage

Organization : BC-2045 Buildings-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 20, 2023, 2:54:55 PM

Req ID: 230004MH

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