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Stantec Water Resources Engineer - EIT in Denver, Colorado

Water Resources Engineer - EIT - ( 2200025T )


At our core, we’re a community. Together, we exercise creative thought, developing engineering and designs as individual as the people and projects we touch. From approval and permitting to design and construction management services, we put the goals of our clients and their communities at the center of everything we create. Join us as we assist mining companies in getting mined materials to communities around the globe.

We are a leader in surface and underground hard rock mining engineering and related technology, serving the largest, deepest, and most technically challenging mines in the world. This is where great ideas and rewarding careers are built.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking qualified candidates for a Water Resources Engineer for our Salt Lake City, Denver or Phoenix offices. As a Water Resources Engineer, you will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team working in mining, minerals and metals on a variety of projects across the globe. The Water Resources Engineer will be responsible for technical aspects of water management planning and design including hydrology assessments, hydraulic analyses, hydraulic structures designs, water management plans, mine water balance studies and construction oversight. The position frequently overlaps with civil engineering in support of site development to support risk reduction and permitting requirements. Experience with civil engineering details, design, and construction experience is preferred.

Applicants must be willing and able to travel to field-based assignments as required.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Hydrology analyses of design precipitation and flood flows to support the hydraulic design of dam structures and drainage infrastructure, across a range of locations and climates.

  • Engineering design of hydraulic structures including spillways, energy dissipation structures, stream diversions, surface drainage systems, levees and other related floodplain management structures, sedimentation ponds, and water storage reservoirs and outlet works. Design emphasis is on long-lasting structures.

  • Hydraulic modelling, including dam breach inundation studies and river floodplain and geomorphic analyses.

  • Developing water management plans related to industrial water use and stormwater pollution prevention related to erosion control,

  • Supporting construction specifications and construction oversight.

  • Participating in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines in the execution of all work.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Technical knowledge, experience and/or education in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, calculations, and design.

  • Knowledge of software packages such as HEC-HMS, SEDCAD, HEC-RAS 1D and 2D, GoldSim. Experience with Flo-2D is preferred.

  • Strong writing skills and experience with producing technical memos, reports and specification documents.

  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative, and communication skills.

  • Ability to travel to field locations including the ability to obtain a passport and travel internationally.

  • Working knowledge in civil/geotechnical construction oversight of major earthworks or water control structures is an asset.

  • Ability to travel to field based assignments as required.

  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in civil, environmental or water resources engineering with emphasis in water management.

  • 0-4 years of relevant 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. #FeelingEnergized

Primary Location : United States-Utah-Salt Lake City

Other Locations : United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Arizona-Chandler

Job : Civil Engineer - EIT

Organization : BC-1829 Mining-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 14, 2022, 7:44:08 PM

Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: Requires employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in Colorado:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $68,800 - $82,500 — Colorado locations only. The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location.

  • Benefit Clause: Medical, dental & Vision plans, wellness program, health saving account, flexible spending account, 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, life & AD&D insurance, short/long term disability plans & PTO (vacation, sick & holidays).

Req ID: 2200025T

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