Stantec Civil Engineer - EIT in Santa Barbara, California

At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertake—whether at the local, regional, or watershed level— thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.

Your Opportunity

Our Water sector, which brings together many of the world’s top engineers and scientists, sees water a bit differently—as a single holistic system rather than as unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. We use this perspective to help communities tap into water’s potential. Throughout the life cycle of capture, use, reuse, and discharge, our team optimizes every facet of a water system. Whether a project calls for planners, designers, construction managers, or facility operators, we have the right experts to provide creative, yet practical, water solutions. Through our cost-effective strategies, we’re helping communities increase their water efficiency and protect their water resources for future generations. Join our team as we create new ways to tap into water’s vast potential.

Stantec is seeking a Civil Engineer In Training to support our growing Water practice and be based out of our Santa Barbara, CA location.

Your Key Responsibilities

Support of project manager and project engineers in water and wastewater projects by assisting with:

  • Project delivery

  • Design calculations

  • Preparation of construction documents

  • Report writing

  • Permitting assistance

  • Construction engineering support

  • Other duties as assigned

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Understanding of all phases of engineering document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.

  • Working knowledge of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions and developing jurisdictional experience and contacts.

  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings and other similar material.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, as well as relevant discipline software programs, which may include ArcGIS Mapping, AutoCAD (or other modeling software) and MSAccess Database a plus.

  • Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the design team.

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to work efficiently and effectively within a team.

  • Technical knowledge in water, sewer and drainage projects is plus.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university.

EIT. Working toward licensure as a Professional Engineer.

Minimum of 1-3 years of experience.

Typical office environment working with computers and working at a desk 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.

Job: Civil Engineer - EIT

Primary Location: United States-California-Santa Barbara

Organization: BC-1840 Water-US Pacific

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Oct 5, 2018, 9:16:44 PM

Req ID: 180001YJ