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Stantec Civil Engineer Designer in Fairbanks, Alaska

Civil Engineer Designer - ( 240002GF )


We create the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

The role of a Civil Designer is to work independently and as a team member on a wide range of projects under the guidance of a Senior Engineer/Project Manager within the broad field of civil engineering.

A Civil Designer will perform a variety of tasks which may include investigations, analysis, calculations, preparation of drawings, exhibits, construction documents and CAD. The projects that a Civil Designer may be assigned to will be broad, varied, and diverse in scope, and include collaboration and work with other engineering disciplines, such as architecture, structural, mechanical and electrical.

The Civil Designer role is intended for highly experienced CAD operators with independent design experience, or for Engineers in Training (EIT) with prior experience and a high level of CAD proficiency.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Perform and assist with civil engineering design and preparation of construction drawings such as layout/geometry, grading, drainage, paving, water and sewer utilities, and erosion control on site developments such as commercial development, public works, schools, and housing projects; water and wastewater utility and treatment projects; and heavy earthwork, marine, and military infrastructure projects.

  • Assist with investigation, survey, and condition assessments of existing site features, utilities, mechanical and electrical systems in support of project development.

  • Assist with preparing complete submission packages, supporting calculations, engineering reports and quantity and cost estimates for project entitlement and construction documents.

  • Assist with preparing permitting related applications and perform agency follow-up/coordination during the review approval process.

  • Participate and assist with consultant and project team coordination.

  • Prepare concept design and perform study phase activities, including project research, existing site constraints, assessment of project feasibility, and provide input to project team on civil engineering related issues.

  • Utilizes technologies in development of three-dimensional models of civil systems, terrain modeling, and utility networks in environments such as AutoCAD Civil 3D, REVIT, and GIS.

  • Organizing and maintaining a digital file sharing database such as Bentley ProjectWise and / or Autodesk Construction Cloud and similar.

  • Facilitating and ensuring the quality of the drawings and graphic work produced for the team.

  • Check own work for quality assurance and quality control on projects and assist with facilitating overall project QA/QC.

  • Assists in the development of new standards, enhancing production workflow, and refining design details.

  • Work to meet project schedules.

  • Civil Designer may have opportunity to assist with construction contract administration, inspection, and construction support activities.

  • Civil Designers meeting the education and testing requirements for Engineer in Training (EIT) will be working in responsible charge under professional engineers as you work towards professional engineering licensure.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience with design and drafting for site development and infrastructure projects - roadway, utilities, airfield, port, military infrastructure required.

  • Experience working with multiple engineering disciplines in a team environment highly desirable.

  • Experience with water and wastewater conveyance, pumping, treatment systems and associated mechanical, electrical, controls equipment highly desirable.

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

  • Excellent experience and proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D. Proficiency in REVIT, GIS, ProjectWise desirable.

  • Understanding of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Knowledge of civil systems means and methods, materials, construction practices and industry standards.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting to provide creative and critical input.

  • Possesses excellent time-management skills.

  • Ability to manage document production, multiple projects, and deliver on task assignment deliverables, schedule, and budget targets.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Accountable self-starter who can work independently and with teams.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

  • Ability to travel as required, including rural Alaska. Estimated travel: 5-10%

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of Associates or Technical Degree. Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or a related degree is preferred.

  • 5 years of CAD experience

  • Engineer in Training certification not required; however, this position is open and applicable to EITs who meet the CAD experience requierments. Work will be applicable to EIT professional engineering licensure requirements.

  • Local (Alaska) project resume and experience strongly preferred.

  • Construction experience desirable.

This position has flexible working arrangements for the right candidate that may include the option of remote, hybrid or in office options, however, there will be requirements for in-person collaboration with your team members on a weekly basis.

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.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, 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 family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

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 : United States-Alaska-Anchorage

Other Locations : United States-Alaska-Fairbanks

Organization : BC-2073 Transpt-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 14, 2024, 12:36:08 PM

Req ID: 240002GF


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