Stantec Structural Engineer WaterPower & Dams in Burnaby, British Columbia
Join a team that has been partnering with our clients for more than 100 years to improve the quality of life around the world. When it comes to hydropower, dams, locks and navigation projects, we design with the next generation in mind. We operate with the strength of a $3B company paired with the agility of a specialized waterpower and dams group, to deliver some of the most iconic and cutting edge projects around the world. This proud legacy has fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading our team to design the world’s most impactful waterpower and dam projects—projects vital to both local and global communities.
As a senior contributor on our professional consulting services team is to work independently on large projects of high complexity, and as a leader of a team or project through all phases of a project lifecycle. You are responsible for developing and implementing an engineering discipline group equipped with up-to-date engineering and design tools and innovations, technical and supervisory capabilities and operating procedures to successfully and efficiently execute projects and consulting services resulting in client satisfaction and on-time delivery.
Your Key Responsibilities
Responsible for large projects of high complexity.
Evaluates, selects, specifies, and engineers all structural engineered systems or products for dam and hydropower projects.
Performs preliminary and detailed civil/structural analysis and design for hydraulic structures and facilities for dams and other hydroelectric related projects.
Engages in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
Utilizes technologies in development of three dimensional models of building’s structural systems and provides markups for junior engineers/ designers.
Prepares and revises documentation in various structural phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details.
Leads project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, sub-contractors, and vendors.
Participates in client project requirement meetings, value analysis, and basic cost estimating.
Leads the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction documents.
Participates in constructability review.
Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects and projects of peers.
Leads and provides guidance in the development of new standards and specifications for the structural group.
Develops project scope, budgets, and design approach for all size projects.
Assists with the development of proposal for smaller, less complex projects.
Oversees and manages multiple projects.
Mentoring and professional development of other personnel
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Requisite knowledge, interpretation, and application of structural design codes, standards, and applicable building codes with specific emphasis dams and hydropower projects
Strong understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
Thorough knowledge of structural systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards, with specific emphasis on dams and hydropower.
Ability to lead one or more teams through all phases of project document production.
Checks the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manages time to meet project budget and schedule.
Participates and collaborates in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
Thorough understanding of structural engineering concepts and ability to communicate ideas to others.
Strong presentation and interview skills.
Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite; Prefer experience with AutoCAD.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering.
Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of 7-8 years of experience.
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.
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.
Job: Structural Engineer
Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Req ID: 180001AC