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Stantec Transportation Engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Transportation Engineer - ( 240001GA )


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. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

At Stantec we are driven to achieve, and we do what is right. Our Transportation group provides our clients with comprehensive planning, design, and engineering services for all phases of transportation projects. Your creativity will be applied to a variety of projects including intelligent transportation systems, CAV/AV, smart mobility, micro-mobility, active transportation, data analytics, smart cities, climate change adaptation and more.

We seek dynamic individuals who want to make their community a better place. Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and strong initiative are a must to help our team deliver Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), Traffic, and Roadway Lighting Projects throughout the Southeast.

Come join our Transportation Team and work alongside others who share your passion to support communities through exciting and unique transportation projects that implement innovative and emerging technologies.

This role has the ability to be on a hybrid work schedule if needed.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Perform as project manager, and/or technical specialist on traffic engineering projects, responsible for invoicing, managing, and monitoring financial performance of project budgets.

  • Serve as a technical specialist and consultant to the transportation engineering discipline on transportation-related projects.

  • Prepare reports and develop planning documents.

  • Communicate with clients and stakeholders to understand client’s needs.

  • Identify and analyze the principal design features and major design alternatives that satisfy the project’s purpose and the client’s needs.

  • Evaluate technical product documentation for incorporating requirements into design documents.

  • Produce detailed, high-quality final design plans, specifications, and estimates in accordance with applicable procedures and standards.

  • Peer review plans and provide quality control reviews of technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.

  • Mentor junior staff in technical design elements and the development of project documents.

  • Actively identify project pursuit opportunities, manage client relationships, develop new clients, and assist in the preparation of proposals to win those pursuits.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Professional Engineer registered in the State of Louisiana or the ability to obtain within 6 months

  • Proficient in design of transportation/civil engineering projects including preparation of plans and specifications, and cost estimates for traffic signal, roadway lighting, or ITS construction.

  • Ability to lead one or more design teams through all phases of project production.

  • Ability to perform and/or oversee the preparation of ITS design plans, traffic signal design plans, and systems engineering analysis documents.

  • Thorough knowledge and interpretation of transportation industry standards and guidance i.e. AASHTO, MUTCD, FHWA

  • Proficient in planning and report preparation

  • Recent experience planning and developing ITS projects is desired.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s or higher Degree in Civil Engineering.

Minimum 5 years of experience in the field of Civil Engineering with preference given to transportation experience.

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.

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-Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Other Locations : United States-Louisiana-New Orleans

Organization : BC-2018 Transpt-US Gulf

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 2, 2024, 2:24:48 PM

Req ID: 240001GA


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