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Stantec Senior Coastal Engineer / Project Manager in Florida

Senior Coastal Engineer / Project Manager - ( 220003TM )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec Consulting Services Inc. seeks a driven Senior Coastal Engineer/Project Manager to join our rapidly growing Coastal Engineering practice in Florida. The candidate will be a leader and a mentor located in Florida with a preferred location in the Tampa Bay, Naples, Miami/SE Florida, or Melbourne regions. Other office locations in Florida as well as flexible office schedules will be considered for the right candidate. The Stantec Coastal Engineering group is a diverse and collaborative team who leads and supports a wide variety of coastal work across the globe. Team members are expected to be able to contribute in several areas of coastal engineering, and be an expert in at least one of the following areas:

  • Natural hazards and coastal flood risk management

  • Coastal hydrodynamics and morphology

  • Design and analysis of coastal structures, ports, harbors, and waterways

  • Coastal Management, Environmental Restoration, and Enhancement

  • Field Measurements, Instrumentation, Remote-Sensing

  • Dredge material management

  • Nature-based solutions to address coastal ecosystem restoration and sea-level rise adaptation and resilience.

  • Experience in planning, design, construction and life-cycle management of industrial and/or municipal facilities in a coastal setting would also be considered.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Demonstrated high level of understanding the principles and practices of coastal engineering, coastal hydrodynamics, wave theory, and sediment transport.

  • Provide high level project management and leadership overseeing on-going projects throughout Florida.

  • Proven successful marketing and business development experience in Florida.

  • Demonstrated ability to complete complex engineering calculations and modeling for the design or analysis of projects located in coastal environments.

  • Provide coastal engineering leadership at a project and task level and working with other engineering staff to complete projects.

  • Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the coastal engineering work in coastal/estuarine/marine related projects.

  • Performs coastal engineering design and modeling and/or reviews the design and drafting work of coastal engineers, designers or drafters.

  • Prepares cost and project estimates, job budgets and schedules.

  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of final plans and reports and submits them for approval.

  • Preparation of proposals and marketing efforts.

  • Conducts or oversees personnel involved in coastal engineering investigations and planning work.

  • Coordinates work with other coastal engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff.

  • Plans, schedules and conducts or coordinates construction services on projects.

  • Communicate effectively and apply with a high level of understanding the principles and practices of coastal engineering, coastal hydrodynamics, wave theory, and sediment transport mechanics.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to conduct effective client and agency presentations and written technical report preparation.

  • Demonstrated project management and successful business development experience in Florida.

  • Demonstrated project experience through professional publications and presentations in Florida.

  • Demonstrated fieldwork, such as reconnaissance, measurements, construction inspection, or instrument handling and deployment.

  • Completing design calculations for coastal and civil engineering practice: including marine structures, rubble mound structures, geotechnical/foundation designs, hydrodynamics/fluid mechanics, drainage and flood control infrastructure, dredge/fill, and sediment disposal site designs.

  • Coastal engineering analysis in support of coastal flood hazard studies under a predefined framework, specifically wave runup/overtopping analysis, and wave overland propagation analysis.

  • Preparation of design plans and specifications for bidding and construction purposes.

  • Construction oversight and administration duties including shop drawing approval, review of contractor surveys/progress reports, and execution of final certification(s) upon project completion.

  • Client engagement experience and associated established professional network in one or more of the preferred geographical locations.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Coastal, or Environmental Engineering with 8 years of related experience. Master of Science degree in Civil, Coastal, or Environmental Engineering preferred.

  • Current registration as Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Florida.

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.

Primary Location : United States-Florida-Tampa

Other Locations : United States-Florida

Organization : BC-1726 EnvSvcs-US-Gulf East

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Dec 22, 2022, 9:04:35 AM

Req ID: 220003TM

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