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Stantec Water Resources Engineer in BLUE ASH, Ohio

Water Resources Engineer - ( 23000296 )


Many of the world’s top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community’s interaction with water a bit differently—as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. Working throughout the hydrologic cycle, we are delivering resilient solutions so water is where it should be and available when needed. Our experts guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. Every day, we help communities improve, reuse, and protect this precious resource for future generations. By 2025 we’re hiring 2,000 people (like you) to join our team. Grow with us - H2O+U.

Your Opportunity

We are looking for a talented Civil Engineer – Water Resources who wants to be part of a purpose-driven organization that’s focused on helping our clients, colleagues, and communities. We are seeking a professional engineer to work on a variety of water resources projects including, but not limited to stream, wetland, and coastal restoration and watershed studies and to join the top ecosystem restoration firm in North America.

Stantec’s Cincinnati, OH office is a hub for Water Resource projects. Our work includes a large and diverse sector of client types, geography settings and service offerings. Our teams deal with converging impacts of climate change, aging infrastructure, and expanded development. Balancing mitigation, development needs, and community demands is no simple task. We work on Large Scale water resource projects across North America and local projects in the region. With expertise in heavy civil planning and design, flood control, hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, natural surface water systems and ecosystem restoration and nature-based solutions our team is committed to supporting projects that address the greatest infrastructure needs our communities face today.

Does working with clients on great projects, with a talented team of professional’s appeal to you? Apply now and you can join some of the best technical people in the world and work on projects you can be proud of!

This position will be based in Cincinnati, OH and is eligible for relocation assistance.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Perform broad, varied, and diverse engineering design tasks on assigned projects under general supervision of task lead or project manager, including detailed design, construction drawing development, engineering report writing, and regulatory and permit agency coordination.

  • Engage in the design of civil and/or river restoration projects in various phases including planning, design, construction, and dam removals.

  • Assist project managers with developing and managing the project scope including fee estimates, financial management, staffing and schedule.

  • Assist the task manager in preparing conceptual, preliminary, and final design work products for various project types and participate in client meetings. Project types include:

  • Watershed master planning.

  • Geomorphic assessments.

  • Stormwater BMPs for TMDLs.

  • Stream, wetland, and coastal restoration.

  • Dam removals

  • Dredging

  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling.

  • Post construction monitoring.

  • Participate in the permit process, which may require meetings with clients, contractors, and regulators.

  • Prepare portions of engineering project proposals, change orders, client contact and communication.

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


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Ability to creatively apply technical knowledge.

  • Attention to detail, positive attitude, desire to support team success, and ability to function well in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience developing construction documents (drawings, technical specification, opinions of probable construction cost).

  • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D tools including grading, corridors, and network development.

  • Experience with ArcGIS or other Geographic Information Systems software.

  • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic analysis (HEC-HMS,HEC-RAS, PCSWMM, HY-8)

  • Rosgen training and familiarity with the RIVERMorph software a plus.

Education and Experience

  • Education: Minimum of bachelor’s degree Engineering with an emphasis in Civil Engineering.

  • Experience: With a minimum of five years of related work experience in civil engineering design, with an emphasis on water resource projects (dams, levees, flood control structures, stormwater management, green infrastructure, and/or river restoration)

  • Licensure: Professional Engineer (PE) license in State of Ohio required or ability to obtain within one year of start.

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. At Stantec, we live our corporate values every day.

Stantec was ranked the 5th most sustainable company in the world and the 1st in North America by Corporate Knights for our 2020 performance.

  • In February 2021, Stantec announced a pledge to be carbon neutral for 2022 and achieve operational net-zero by 2030.

  • Stantec is the only engineering design firm that has been rated a Climate Leader with an A- score by CDP for the last three years.

  • Stantec has been named by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women. Additionally, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society selected Stantec as one of the Top 50 workplaces for Indigenous STEM professionals.

Join us and redefine your personal best.

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-Ohio-Blue Ash

Other Locations : United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh, United States-Ohio-Columbus, United States-Ohio-Cleveland

Work Locations :

Blue Ash Alliance Road OH

Organization : BC-1734 Water-US North Central

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 30, 2023, 5:59:41 AM

Req ID: 23000296

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