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Stantec Senior Design Project Manager in Denver, Colorado

The Colorado transportation team is a vibrant group, focused on delivering innovative solutions for today’s civic challenges. Building on each other’s talents, we collaborate across all disciplines—from environmental, water, power, digital technologies, and more—to make our communities safer, more resilient, and exciting places to live and work.

We encourage our team to push the limits in an entrepreneurial and energetic environment, focusing on developing our team’s skillsets while advancing individual careers. We routinely engage with experts throughout North America, making the most of today’s technology and being the first to create new ones. With 22,000 employees worldwide and more than 600 in Colorado, you will have access to global expertise while working alongside our close-knit regional team.

We’re driving the future of transportation infrastructure. This is a place to apply your passion and grow with endless opportunities to help advance communities, today and tomorrow.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking Senior Design Project Manager to join our growing Transportation practice in Denver, CO. You will engage with all aspects of our transportation and associated practices around the globe including roadway, traffic, multimodal, transit, planning and design, structural, environmental, hydraulic experts, and more. You will be focused on developing our talented team and project opportunities to provide creative solutions through exceptional project delivery and client communication. Key clients will be local agencies throughout Colorado and CDOT with an emphasis on City and County of Denver and CDOT HQ and R1. You will work closely with office and regional leadership to implement sound business development and project delivery practices advancing our capabilities in a progressive and entrepreneurial environment. The person in this position will need a strong emphasis in project management and transportation engineering in the areas of roadways, civil, and drainage, highways and roadways/freeways.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Manage projects, delivery, and QA for the design of roadways/highways, intersections/interchanges and associated facilities to meet local, state and federal requirements

  • Manage the development of scopes of work, level of effort estimates, and project schedules

  • Provide mentorship and quality control for plan, specification, and estimate package preparation and submittal

  • Assist in the leadership and management of an established yet developing regional practice including mentorship of engineering staff

  • Support account management teams in establishing and maintaining relationships with key clients throughout the front range with an emphasis on the City and County of Denver

  • Offer creative planning and pursuit strategy solutions that support multi-disciplinary collaboration, client goals and objectives, and Support and/or lead the pursuit strategy for projects including proposal development

  • Track and develop strategies in conjunction with CCD and CDOT funding and anticipated project lists

  • Be familiar with alternate forms of project delivery such as design build and CMGC

  • Support the creation of a diverse and driven culture solving tomorrow’s engineering solutions

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Professional Engineering Registration (Civil) in Colorado required and knowledge of local conditions and environment

  • Familiarity with local, state and federal and regulatory requirements

  • Ability to manage transportation staff in successful delivery of projects

  • Ability to help develop and implement transportation growth strategy for Colorado

  • Proposal preparation experience; project management; project design experience; contract negotiation

  • Experience with City and County of Denver methods-processes, and a working knowledge, AASHTO, MUTCD and other transportation design standards

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Valid drivers license and good driving record required

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or greater

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license in Colorado. Additional licensure, or ability to acquire, within western US preferred

  • Minimum 15 years of combined experience in transportation (roadway and/or transit) design, project development and delivery, and staff management.

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

Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Denver

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 2000012H

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