Stantec Civil Engineer- Land Development in Fairfax, Virginia
Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.
Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career? Become a Civil Engineer for one of the Top 10 Design firms as ranked by ENR Magazine!
Unique to the Community Development practice is our collaborative structure of civil engineering, landscape architecture, site design, and our urban places teams where the candidate will oversee projects of various size and complexity and be expected to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products. As a Civil Engineer, you will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations and design, quality reviews, proposal and technical writing, and project management. The projects that a Civil Engineer may be assigned to may have complex and innovative features that will require the application of mature judgement and knowledge. This role also leads the analysis of proposed projects to ensure technical reliability, resource efficiency, and cost-effectiveness.
Your Key Responsibilities
Supports project team in development of design documentation, plans, and reports for relevant project design elements.
Assists in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.
Utilizes technologies in development of three-dimensional models of civil systems.
Prepares and revises documentation in various project phases including site plans, floor plans, diagrams, and details.
Coordinates with other disciplines to ensure compatibility with the design intent.
Assists in the review of shop drawings and submittals, responds to request for information, prepares site observation reports, and performs other contract administration tasks.
Assists with the development of job specific discipline specifications.
Assists in the evaluation and selection of civil systems and materials.
Attends project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.
Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating.
Implements sustainable design principles.
Performs calculations to analyze and design civil system components using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Working knowledge and application of the National Civil Code, Federal codes, and other pertinent codes relative to jurisdictions and developing jurisdictional experience and contacts.
Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and reviewing agencies.
Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the design team.
Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.
Thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting, and efficient use of time and resources.
Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
Basic understanding of all phases of engineering document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
Strong knowledge of civil systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards.
Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, and other similar material.
Must have good driving record and valid driver’s license.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD, as well as relevant software programs which may include Civil3D, GIS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, WaterCAD, and PondPack.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering.
Professional Engineer license strongly preferred; ability to obtain within a year.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in land development, site civil projects.
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.
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Job: Civil Engineer
Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Fairfax
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Manager
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 210000TE
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