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Stantec Project Manager-Energy in Fresno, California

Project Manager-Energy - ( 2300009I )


Join a team that has been partnering with our clients for more than 100 years to improve the quality of life around the world. When it comes to hydropower, dams, locks and navigation projects, we design with the next generation in mind. We operate with the strength of a $3B company paired with the agility of a specialized Power and Dams group, to deliver some of the most iconic and cutting edge projects around the world. This proud legacy has fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading our team to design the world’s most impactful waterpower and dam projects—projects vital to both local and global communities.

Your Opportunity

Stantec delivers best in class project delivery through professional project management – executing exceptionally for clients around the globe. Stantec is seeking highly qualified applicants to lead interesting and iconic projects as part of our successful Power and Dams (P&D) business operations in the western US. Our existing P&D operation has a multidisciplinary staff that specializes in the planning, design, engineering, power delivery, and ongoing operations of P&D.

This position can be located in any key Stantec-office location, with a preference for locations with a Power & Dams presence in Western United States.

Your Key Responsibilities

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing new and existing projects, developing solutions to project challenges, and managing a multi-disciplinary staff for successful completion of projects. The individuals will interact internally throughout the organization with staff at all levels as well as externally with clients, members of business and professional organizations, subcontractors, and other firms. Specific responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Project manager for projects, managing scope, schedule, budget, quality and risk in compliance with Stantec PM requirements.

  • Work in a manner to protect the health and safety of Stantec employees, clients and the public by following company health, safety and security guidelines and policies.

  • Maintain and enhance our reputation with clients, approval agencies and industry professionals as an outstanding service provider.

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Establish project objectives, procedures and performance standards.

  • Exercise initiative in addressing problem situations and resolve most project delivery related matters.

  • Coordinate with business leaders to implement corrective actions for distressed projects (when required)

  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams on proposals, planning studies, feasibility through final designs, and construction services projects.

  • Identify appropriate resources and skill sets to achieve project objectives.

  • Manage contract tasks, track and manage costs and schedule, and implement measures necessary to stay on schedule and within budget utilizing established project management procedures within Stantec.

  • Lead by example with active support of internal policies and practices, including risk management, project management, and quality management.

  • Grow internal and external networks to enhance Stantec reputation and identify additional talent to join our team.

  • Provide mentoring and training for future leaders, including development of succession plans for key positions.

  • Develop Client relationships to facilitate project activities.

  • Promote collaboration and teamwork across business lines and geographies.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong project management skills, with experience in organizing, planning, and executing projects from pursuit through closeout, involving internal personnel, contractors, and vendors.

  • Demonstrated successful experience in client service management.

  • Demonstrated successful experience in leadership, including defining and setting the direction for a team, and project; strategy development; change management; and corporate stewardship.

  • Demonstrated successful experience in decision making, including making sound defensible business decisions; and identifying, assessing, evaluating and solving complex problems.

  • Demonstrated successful experience in project earned value management, including analysis of cost and schedule variances, development of bottoms-up estimates to complete, and analysis of estimates at completion to ensure successful project management during all project stages.

  • Understanding of legal, insurance, environment, and safety implications and requirements.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in problem solving, and risk management.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Exemplify a professional attitude and demeanor.

  • Ability to be an independent thinker capable of solving problems within a team environment by analyzing technical issues, applying underlying principles, and delivering cost-effective solutions that provide value to clients.

  • Travel to other offices as well as to project sites will be required.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 7-10 years’ relevant experience in project management preferably for large engineering, design, and construction projects for energy, hydropower and/or dams sectors.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or sciences. (Master's Degree is a plus)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is strongly preferred. (P.E. license is a plus)

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. The experience will forever shape your future. #FeelingEnergized

Primary Location : United States-California-Sacramento

Other Locations : United States-California-Sacramento, United States-Washington-Bellevue, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-California-Fresno, United States-California-San Francisco

Organization : BC-2242 Energy-US West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 7, 2023, 12:27:59 PM

Req ID: 2300009I

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