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Stantec Senior Project Manager/Program Manager, Alternative Fueling in San Diego, California

Senior Project Manager/Program Manager, Alternative Fueling - ( 220001ZU )


The race to reduce global greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions is heating up. Whether it is power production, transportation, manufacturing, or agriculture, every sector is looking for ways to promote sustainability and reduce carbon emissions.

Join our team where we strive to exceed expectations by fully comprehending our client’s needs, interpreting them in creative and cost-effective ways, and by providing superb service and responsive follow-up.

Your Opportunity

Stantec delivers best in class project delivery through professional project management – executing exceptionally for clients around the globe. Stantec is seeking a project/program manager to lead alternative fueling projects, including EV charging infrastructure, Hydrogen fueling, CNG Fueling and other energy transition related projects.

This position can be located in any key Stantec-office location, with a preference for locations with an Energy presence in the Western United States.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • As the project/program manager, you will lead and motivate cross-functional teams consisting of but not limited to engineers, land/environmental planners, surveyors, procurement specialists, cost analysts, schedulers, and subcontractors in the day-to-day management of all project aspects, from inception to close-out. You will be responsible for the execution and delivery of your assigned projects/programs within the approved scope, budget and schedule, meeting or exceeding established safety and quality standards. You will have overall project management responsibility and be the single point of contact for your assigned projects. Assignments will have high visibility and require extensive project management skills. Specific responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead and participate in project planning, scheduling, developing cost estimates, and establishing critical project objectives utilizing knowledge gained in previous public and private experience.

  • Provides leadership and guidance in multiple facets of projects including safety, quality, engineering, procurement, construction, environmental compliance, project controls, and public/community relations.

  • Lead and coordinate directly with project discipline leads to establish development and distribution of deliverables per project schedule and requirements.

  • Ensure projects are executed per client’s governance and project management standards and procedures, as well as Stantec’s Project Management Framework

  • Develop new and manage existing client relationships while interfacing with the client for proposal and project related items.

  • Develop new and manage existing subcontractor relationships based on previous experience in the public and private space.

  • Develop and implement a project execution plan (PEP), including engineering, procurement, and construction execution, the quality assurance plan, safety & health plan, subcontracting plan, project staffing plan, organization chart, and procurement plan. This includes training of new project team members on the PEP.

  • Analyze and communicate project status, risks, schedule, and costs to all internal and external stakeholders.

  • Manage downstream contract administration including Request for Information (RFI’s), submittals, change management, contract closeout, and claims mitigation.

  • Analyze and approve internal and external reports including project scheduling, budgeting, cash flow forecast, and project status reports.

  • Manage and audit the project documentation (including daily construction field reports) and filing systems.

  • Lead Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) planning and building permit process.

  • Work with construction project manager, superintendents, and site manager to verify compliance of subcontractors and client contractors with contract documents, safety & health requirements, quality, and schedule.

  • Adhere to Stantec and Client safety programs, training and policies, as well as promote and manage the Safety & Health performance of project team members and subcontractors.

  • Create and oversee project non-conformance reporting process.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

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

  • Demonstrated experience working with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) through the project planning and permitting phases.

  • 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.

  • Business computer skills, such as Microsoft Office Suite Programs (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS-Project, MS-Teams, SharePoint etc.), as well as ability to learn and become proficient in using clients’ required software and applications.

  • Must have a good driving record and valid Driver's License.

  • Prior to employment with Stantec, this position will require the successful passing of a drug & alcohol screen

Education and Experience

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

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

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred. (Electrical or Civil 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. #FeelingEnergized

Primary Location : United States-California-Bakersfield

Other Locations : United States-Utah-Salt Lake City, United States-Texas-Plano, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-Nevada-Las Vegas, United States-Nevada-Reno, United States-California-San Diego, United States-California-Pasadena, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-California-Irvine, United States-California-Walnut Creek, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Arizona-Chandler

Job : Project Manager

Organization : BC-2057 Energy-US West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 2, 2022, 7:38:45 AM

Req ID: 220001ZU

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