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Stantec Senior Mechanical Engineer in Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Senior Mechanical Engineer - ( 230003QV )


We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Come join our Transportation Bridge Team and work alongside others who share your passion to support communities through exciting and unique bridge projects.

Your Opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer (Sr. ME) – Movable Bridges with experience inspecting and designing mechanical systems for movable bridges with experience on movable structures in primarily the eastern region of the United States. Work location is flexible with immediate needs in Virginia.

An opportunity exists for a highly motivated Sr. ME – Movable Bridges, who wants to be a part of a dynamic Transportation group. Our people are Stantec’s most valuable resource, and in joining our team you will be able to leverage your career experiences and expertise in movable bridges and contribute to the growth of the mechanical and bridge groups at Stantec.

Your Key Responsibilities

Technical Support for Project Execution & Delivery

  • The Sr. MEME – Movable Bridges will provide technical support to Stantec’s national bridge and tunnel practice and engage as needed in executing and delivering projects primarily in the eastern region of the United States. The scope of this execution work will vary by project, but the focus will be on AASHTO/AREMA element level mechanical inspections for movable bridges and tunnels, mechanical design and design reviews of mechanical equipment and processes for movable bridges and tunnels, resident/construction engineering inspections of mechanical systems, and promotion of best practices and standards for our movable bridge and tunnel practices.

Mentoring and Recruitment of Professional Staff

  • The Sr. ME – Movable Bridges will engage in active mentorship of peers and young professionals who desire guidance on career development objectives. This mentoring and guidance can be for internal staff, industry engagement, or for our client staff. This individual has the opportunity to recruit and build a mechanical and electrical team for movable structures and tunnels.

T echnical Support for Regional Business Development Activities

  • The Sr. ME – Movable Bridges provides technical support to Regional Business Leaders and Regional Sector Leaders in the identification, positioning and pursuit of strategic clients promoting strategic project opportunities. This technical support includes, but may not be limited to face-to-face client interactions, site visits, technical training for client staff, workshop presentations on movable structures technology, planning, regulatory frameworks, etc. The focus of this aspect of the work description is the “top-of-the-funnel” project opportunities. This role also provides technical support to our Client Account Managers and Market Sector Leads within the respective region of coverage for specific Business Development activities associated with proposal development and interview preparation and delivery, with the primary intent of winning specific project work. This support can take the form of writing technical approaches for proposals, developing slide decks for the technical aspects of competitive interviews and developing work-breakdown structures for project delivery schemes.

  • Member of AREMA preferred.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Demonstrated skill at movable bridge inspections and design.

  • Working knowledge of movable bridge mechanical operations, parameters and design.

  • Proven track record delivering designs on complex bridge and infrastructure projects and coordinating teams from different disciplines.

  • In-depth understanding of all phases of project document production including codes, legal and design requirements for relevant Authorities/Agencies

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting, engage in creative and critical thought, and effectively communicate ideas, design issues and solutions to others.

  • Proven ability to lead communication with facility owners, regulators, and other stakeholders.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Professional Engineer with registrations in NY, NJ, and VA preferred

  • Minimum 20 years of experience in the mechanical design and inspection of movable bridges, structures and tunnels with experience in NY, NJ, and / or VA preferred.

  • Position will primarily work in an office setting with flexible work environment available. Inspections will require field work and will likely require travel approximately 25% of the time.

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.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-New Jersey-Wall Township

Other Locations : United States-New Jersey-Mount Laurel, United States-Kentucky-Lexington, United States-Virginia-Virginia Beach

Work Locations :

Virginia Beach VA

Organization : BC-2026 Transpt-US Southeast Infrastructure

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 18, 2023, 7:06:06 AM

Req ID: 230003QV

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