Skip to main content

Redefine your personal best

Job Information

Stantec Senior Water Engineer - Leeds in Leeds, United Kingdom


Requisition Number:



Globally, Stantec sets the gold standard for the water and natural resources sector as well as being one of the top engineering consultancies in the NCE listings. Stantec has been selected by key Clients as a strategic consultancy provider. We are currently looking for the right people to join our team working in collaboration with the Client to help deliver these exciting opportunities.

This is a chance to join a dynamic team in Leeds, supporting the delivery of a variety of projects as part of a major capital investment programme.

Contribute to the Stantec business goals by providing technical solutions and advice. Support to Project Managers and Team Leaders by providing technical expertise to ensure that projects are delivered to cost, schedule, technical and quality standards to meet both client and Stantec expectation.

Job Description

 You will be responsible for leading a team during the optioneering, solution development and detail design phases of schemes.

 Co-ordinate multi-disciplinary activities and inputs by the project team, including specialist inputs, to ensure an integrated solution

 Ensure project outputs conform to the scope, are safe and are of an appropriate quality that has been confirmed by an independent review

 Build strong working relationships with clients, partners, consultants and contractors.

 Conduct site surveys, field investigations and feasibility studies for proposed projects.

 Assist with the preparation of cost estimates for working hours on project design.

 Contribute to the preparation of construction estimates

 Undertake design using appropriate software and applying relevant design standards.

 Using appropriate software to provide advice, solutions and successful project outcomes for clients.

 Achieve project delivery milestones - deliver quality outputs to budget and schedule.

 Complete all work in line with Stantec Core Values and in accordance with Stantec Quality Systems and Project Quality Procedures.

 Mentor and support junior team members.

 Contribution to the professional development of technical staff.

 Contribute or lead Client meetings as required


Senior Water Engineer - Leeds


 Professionally qualified Engineer

 Experience within the water industry

 Experienced level of leadership i.e. capability in defining and setting direction for a project team.

 Experienced level of client service management i.e. ability to build and maintain lasting, positive relationships with Stantec Clients.

 Expert level of baseline skills i.e. professional and confident business and communication skills including financial awareness and reporting, presentation and report writing and relationship management.

 Experience in managing various streams of technical professionals to achieve holistic business outcomes.

 Computer literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office and design software packages.

 Strong communication skills – both written and oral.

 Excellent organisational skills and the ability to undertake multiple projects or tasks concurrently.

We are an equal opportunities employer

Job Category:

Engineering Other

About Stantec:

We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec we always design with community in mind. We believe growing a great design company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus creativity, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a solid history of success. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work. Redefine your personal best. Join us!

Location (Hold Ctrl key to select more than one Location):

UK-West Yorkshire- Leeds


United Kingdom