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Stantec Intermediate Water Resources Engineer in EDMONTON, Alberta

Intermediate Water Resources Engineer - ( 240001NU )


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

Our Alberta Water Team (based in Edmonton) has an opportunity for an Intermediate Water Resources Engineer. We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated, detail-oriented team player who is excited about municipal water infrastructure, stormwater management, hydraulic modeling and project design/coordination. The qualified candidate will perform various tasks which may include engineering design (concept, preliminary and detailed designs), calculations, modelling, fieldwork, data analysis, reporting, and other engineering assignments, all in a friendly, fast-paced work environment. If you are interested in helping to deliver a wide variety of water resources projects, this is an exceptional opportunity join a highly regarded and professional team of water resources engineers and hydraulic modelers.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • This role will be supporting multi-disciplinary municipal water resources and civil projects, related to new construction and infrastructure renewal, with a focus on municipal infrastructure (typically water and drainage related)

  • Detailed studies and design tasks associated with water related projects including site civil, conveyance and water resources projects

  • Writing reports and design briefs

  • Taking responsibility for the quality of your written, technical and graphic work, and for completing work on-time and on-budget

  • Coordinating design drawings and specification development

  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary engineering teams towards a common goal of delivering projects on time and on budget

  • Assist Project Managers with various duties including project set-up, invoicing, financial and schedule management, change management and other tasks

  • Attending internal, client and contactor meetings and documenting the meetings with minutes

  • Contract Administration as required for a wide variety of construction projects

  • Hydraulic modeling may be required on some projects (software including PCSWMM, Mike, WaterCAD, etc.).

  • Provide technical mentorship to Engineers-in-Training

  • Share your engineering knowledge with other members or our team and be eager to learn from your colleagues


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Willingness to strive for excellence in all aspects of their work activities and find it personally rewarding to meet and overcome challenges.

  • Sound understanding of water, environmental principles, and engineering concepts, including hydraulics and hydrology.

  • A strong knowledge of municipal infrastructure design and construction is required.

  • Commitment to client satisfaction and the delivery of high-quality work products.

  • Previous experience working with municipalities, utility owners or in engineering consulting.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, responsibilities and projects and adjust to changing demands.

  • Highly skilled in common desktop packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, etc.)

  • Strong interpersonal, time management and communication skills (verbal and written). Ability to produce robust technical writing pieces (e.g. reports or proposals).

  • Flexibility to work beyond regular business hours when needed.

  • Experience with Project Coordination and/or Project Management will be considered an asset.

  • Working knowledge of various software for planning and design of water infrastructure facilities (AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, ArcView GIS, PCSWMM, Mike suite, WaterCAD) will be considered an asset.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from an accredited university, preferably in the water resources, and/or environmental disciplines.

  • Registered with APEGA as a P.Eng. (or eligible to register)

  • Minimum 5 years of demonstrated related experience.

Work Environment

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 a partial listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Some duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or changed at any time with or without notice.

Our team collaborates on projects coast to coast in Canada and internationally. We are a high-performing, collaborative team that successfully delivers projects to various clients. As part of the Water Resources Team, you will contribute to helping our clients manage their sanitary, stormwater, and water systems. You will also rely on expert-level guidance from senior engineers in the company.

Our team has significant workload across Western Canada, North America and beyond. We continue to seek opportunities, work on various projects, and grow. 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.

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.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Organization : BC-1101 Water-CA Alberta

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 15, 2024, 7:38:16 AM

Req ID: 240001NU

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