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Stantec Senior Project Manager - Civil Engineer in Fort Myers, Florida

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.

Your Opportunity

Stantec's Fort Myers office is looking for a motivated Senior Project Manager -Community Development with strong land development and general civil engineering experience to come join our dynamic team!

The ideal candidate will come with a background of supporting or leading the civil/site engineering aspects for a variety of projects, with a foundation of strong engineering/design skills. He/she will have been exposed to the entire project delivery process, hands on design/engineering, plans production, permitting, client interaction and project management.

Your Key Responsibilities

This role will include serving as the primary contact for our clients and has overall responsibility for the success of all assigned projects while working on large scale & highly visible development projects (residential, commercial, industrial, mixed use) as well as public sector facilities (parks, schools, etc.,) throughout the area.

This position offers career development, the opportunity to expand the practice, and has the potential of participation in our leadership recognition program!

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading and mentor a team of professional and technical staff.

  • Marketing and business development efforts for land development and general civil engineering projects.

  • Performing and direct all aspects of civil engineering design including layout/geometry, grading, drainage, paving, water, sewer, and erosion control. Projects may include land development (all types/sectors), roadway/intersection design, hydrology/hydraulic stormwater modeling, hydraulic modeling of pipe networks, preparation of construction plans and related design reports.

  • Preparing complete submission packages, supporting calculations, cost estimates, project schedules, and other duties; effectively facilitate the agency review/approval process.

  • Monitoring and control project progress, staffing, budgets, and methods of analysis and objectives and keep client informed of progress, budget, work progress and challenges.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A strong working knowledge of civil engineering design including stormwater, utilities, paving, geometric roadway design, grading and earthwork.

  • A strong working knowledge of the regulatory/permitting process, and track record of successful project approvals and agency relationships.

  • Demonstrated project management and business development experience to nurture existing clients and develop new multi-disciplined opportunities to expand the practice including developing, recommending, and introducing innovation to our clients’ projects.

  • Complete understanding of all phases of contract administration and execution, including scope definition, contract terms/conditions, negotiation, financial project management and complete contract performance (schedule and financial).

  • A background in both private and public sector projects including commercial, residential, and mixed-use developments as well as local governmental projects, with the ability to coordinate the entire project effort, client interaction and project management.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate, and build trust, rapport, and effective working relationships, both internally within a multidisciplinary team and externally, including making presentations to regulatory boards, shortlist selection committees, etc.

  • An affinity for community involvement and visible local engagement is preferred to help promote the company’s services and presence in the region.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 8 (eight) years’ experience in relevant civil/site or land development engineering. 10 or more years preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university

  • Florida Professional Engineer (P.E.) license is required.

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.

Job: Civil Engineer

Primary Location: United States-Florida-Fort Myers

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 2100000C

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

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