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Stantec Civil Engineer in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

Civil Engineer - ( 210001H8 )


Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s multi-disciplinary office in Chattanooga has an opportunity for a highly motivated Civil Engineer. As a Civil Engineer at Stantec, you work on smaller projects, and as a team member you work on larger projects under the close guidance and supervision of a senior engineer/designer. You should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project. You will also perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations and field work. Typical projects may include commercial site developments with unique paving and stormwater management requirements; residential multi-family developments; sports fields; greenways and multi-modal corridors; stream restoration projects; and municipal parks.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Supports project team in development of design documentation, plans, and reports for relevant project design elements.

  • Assists in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.

  • Utilizes technologies in development of three-dimensional models of civil systems.

  • Prepares and revises documentation in various project phases including site and erosion control plans, drainage plans, grading plans, diagrams, and details.

  • Coordinates with other disciplines to ensure compatibility with the design intent.

  • Assists in the review of shop drawings and submittals, responds to request for information, prepares site observation reports, and performs other contract administration tasks.

  • Assists with the development of job specific discipline specifications.

  • Assists in the evaluation and selection of civil systems and materials.

  • Participates and documents project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.

  • Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating.

  • Implements sustainable design principles.

  • Performs calculations to analyze and design civil system components using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Working knowledge and application of civil engineering principals, stormwater and erosion control regulations and other pertinent design regulations and codes.

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

  • Basic understanding of all phases of engineering document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.

  • Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, and other similar material.

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite, as well as relevant software programs which may include Civil3D, GIS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, WaterCAD, HydroCAD, and PondPack.

  • Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the design team.

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

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Civil Engineering

  • Course work in stormwater management and Low Impact Development (LID)

  • Minimum of 3-5 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.

Primary Location : United States-Tennessee-Chattanooga

Job : Civil Engineer - EIT

Organization : BC-2156 Community Development-US South

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 10, 2021, 8:31:09 AM

Req ID: 210001H8

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