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Stantec Civil Water Resources Engineer in Training in Chattanooga, Tennessee

At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertake—whether at the local, regional, or watershed level— thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.

Your Opportunity

The role of an Engineer-in-Training Civil Engineer (water resources emphasis preferred) is to work on small and large projects under the close guidance and supervision of a senior engineer or technical staff. You should be familiar with the evaluation, selection, specification process for engineer systems or products for water resource projects . You will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations, field work, coordination of simple tasks, and meeting attendance and recording.

In general, an entry level civil engineer will assist more senior engineers and technical staff by performing the routine aspects of civil engineering assignments.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Use knowledge of general concepts of relevant civil engineering elements including system hydraulics, surveying and topographic mapping, geotechnical considerations, grading, utility investigations and analyses.

  • Assists team in preparing civil designs, drawings, specifications, presentations and reports.

  • Conducts basic calculations and performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned and under the supervision of a project engineer.

  • May perform field work related to pilot and/or construction related activities.

  • Assists in supporting the civil team in providing support services during construction that can include submittal reviews, responses to requests for information and contract document clarifications.

  • Perform other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Basic understanding of general concepts of relevant areas of civil engineering design including gravity and pressure systems, geotechnical considerations, permitting issues, survey, storm water/drainage design, road design, erosion and sediment control, and grading.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Understanding of civil engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

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

  • Basic experience in Microsoft Office, as well as relevant discipline software programs, which may include AutoCAD Civil3D, ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, PCSWMM/XPSWMM (or other modeling software).

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering. Master’s degree is preferred.

Engineer-in-Training Certification

Minimum of 0-2 years of experience.

Co-op/Internship experience preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and working at a desk 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: Civil Engineer - EIT

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Chattanooga

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190002OG