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Stantec Civil Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Civil Engineer - ( 230000BU )


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 Roadways Team and work alongside others who share your passion to support communities through exciting and unique bridge projects.

Whether you want the opportunity to work on a new alignment limited access highway project, a high-profile Pennsylvania Turnpike mainline realignment project, a major Interstate widening project or numerous smaller roadway projects, Stantec is the place for you, we have it all.

Please note there are two Civil Engineer openings, either of which can be based in Mechanicsburg, PA or Pittsburgh, PA. We ask you apply to the opening that best matches the number of years of experience you possess:

  • Civil Engineer - ID 230000BQ (5 years of experience)

  • Civil Engineer -ID 230000BU (9 years of experience)

The openings can be found by visiting and putting in the appropriate ID number listed above in the “job title, keywords” search bar and hitting “search.”

Your Opportunity

The role of a Civil Engineer is to work independently on smaller projects, and as a team member of a larger project under the guidance of a Senior Engineer. The Civil Engineer should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer transportation systems for public clients such as the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.

A Civil Engineer will provide immediate supervision and guidance to a group of employees, assigning tasks, checking work at frequent intervals for accuracy and completeness; and maintaining schedules.

A Civil Engineer will perform a variety of roadway related tasks which may include the development of plans, designs, specifications, and estimates. Examples of design related tasks include roadway geometrics, storm drainage, storm water management, erosion control, traffic signals, and traffic control.

Current design projects that you may have the opportunity to help deliver include:

PennDOT | I-83 North York Widening Project - Learn more at:

U.S. 219 Meyersdale to Old Salisbury Road - Learn more at:

Allegheny Tunnel - Learn more at:

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Performs more complex engineering design tasks on relevant civil engineering elements including the design of roadways, drainage, grading, etc. under supervision of Project Engineer or Project Manager, including engineering drawings, engineering reports and required applications to regulatory agencies.

  • May be responsible for the review and sealing of own projects or the work of the others.

  • Manages the design and construction of projects and provides input.

  • Attends and assists in client/contractor/stakeholder meetings to gain a better understanding of client’s goals.

  • Involved in the permitting process of projects, which may require meeting with clients, contractors, reviewing agency personnel.

  • Coordinates with the regulatory agencies to seek final approval.

  • Trains less experienced team members in day-to-day activities including routine technical design, processing and company procedures.

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Comprehensive understanding of all phases of project development for PennDOT and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission projects.

  • Working knowledge of PennDOT and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission design criteria.

  • Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and reviewing agencies.

  • Possesses excellent time-management skills, thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting and efficient use of time and resources.

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite.

  • Proficient in Microstation, as well as relevant design software programs which may include InRoads/OpenRoads Designer, AutoTURN, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, and PondPack.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or a related field. Licensed Professional Engineer preferred. Minimum of 9 years of experience.

The position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some fieldwork.

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.

Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-Mechanicsburg

Other Locations : United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh

Organization : BC-2027 Transpt-US Pennsylvania Infrastructure

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 8, 2023, 1:46:51 PM

Req ID: 230000BU

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