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Stantec Senior Civil Engineer in SARASOTA, Florida

Senior Civil Engineer - ( 220003AI )


Associate Engineer

Many of the world’s top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community’s interaction with water a bit differently—as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. Working throughout the hydrologic cycle, we are delivering sustainable solutions to make sure water is where it should be and available when needed. Our experts guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. Every day, we help communities improve, reuse, and protect this precious resource for future generations. By 2025 we’re hiring 2,000 people (like you) to join our team. Grow with us, H2O+U.

Your Opportunity

Do you want a career filled with opportunity and variety of professional development? At Stantec you can work with some of the best technical people in the world on projects you can be proud of! We pride ourselves on bringing a focus on technology-forward solutions to the challenges our communities face in the world of water.

Stantec’s Sarasota Florida office is looking for an experienced and versatile Engineer with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, project management, and design experience capable of working multiple projects, growing, and training a local team of engineers, supporting the growth of Stantec within Florida through marketing and technical support to the Florida Water Regional Group.

This is an opportunity for a motivated individual to serve as a technical lead on local and regional projects and support critical client delivery tasks throughout Florida and Stantec’s Gulf Region.

Grow your career by leading iconic water projects, mentoring our established and talented local team, while being an integral part of Stantec’s continued growth in Florida.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Support the technical delivery of multiple projects, primarily in the municipal water, wastewater, and utility markets in Southwest Florida and surrounding areas.

  • Technical delivery of both large and small capital projects of high complexity and/or of critical importance to clients.

  • Serve as Engineer-of-Record.

  • Technical leadership for civil engineering projects

  • Management of existing client relationships and development of new client relationships.

  • Support technically complex projects and act as a technical resource by providing guidance to other team members.

  • Supervise the work of engineers and other project staff, including setting priorities for their scope of work, task budget and schedule deliverables for completing the work in collaboration with the Project Manager(s).

  • Manage or assist Project Manager and/or Project Technical Lead with managing and monitoring financial performance of project budgets.

  • Review and conduct alternative analyses to support business case evaluations for making project decisions.

  • Evaluate, select, specify civil and mechanical engineered systems or products for projects.

  • Manage and lead others while working on projects and developing designs; assigns, reviews and evaluates work for technical accuracy and completeness; advise on technical problem and solutions.

  • Lead project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, clients, contractors, sub-contractors, and vendors.

  • Lead, or contribute to, project scoping, value analysis, and cost estimating meetings.

  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control on own projects and projects of peers.

  • Serve as the Project's point of contact with clients, agencies, and others to obtain and determine project requirements and approvals.

  • Remain current on regulatory policy and rule changes and may establish working relationships with regulatory officials.

  • Engage in leadership of professional organizations that align with professional expertise; write technical papers and deliver technical presentations at conferences and symposia events.

  • Develop project scope, budgets, and design approach for all size projects, and support marketing and business development professionals in positioning for potential projects, writing technical portions of proposals, participating in client interviews, and supporting negotiations for project contracts.

  • Assist and/or lead the development of proposals and contract negotiations.


Your Capabilities and Credentials


  • Skilled leader and team player capable of building relationships both internally and externally.

  • Skilled communicator in both oral and written communications.

  • Skilled at building consensus and cooperation with staff at all levels of experience.

  • Skilled at inspiring, motivating and holding team accountable for delivery for innovative design solutions.

Technical Expertise:

  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budgets and schedules.

  • Understand, interpret, and communicate client expectations to project delivery team.

  • Demonstrated experience in project scoping and budgeting

  • Experienced with the use of hydrologic and hydraulic network modeling and design software, which may include InfoWater, StormCAD, WaterCAD, WaterGEMS, SewerCAD, SewerGEMS, InfoSWMM, EPANET in accordance with expertise.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Civil, Mechanical, or Environmental Engineering from an accredited institution.

  • Master of Science in Civil/Environmental, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution preferred.

  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in water / wastewater treatment design projects.

  • Florida Professional Engineering (PE) license .

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.

Primary Location : United States-Florida-Sarasota

Organization : BC-1773 Water-US Gulf

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 23, 2022, 1:50:10 PM

Req ID: 220003AI

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