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Stantec Water Resources Specialist/Engineer in Sidney, British Columbia

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

We are seeking an Intermediate Water Resources Specialist/Engineer to work as an integrated member of our Water Resources Team in British Columbia. As an experienced practitioner, you will work both independently and as a team member of larger projects. This is an opportunity for you to grow your career by working in specialized and multidisciplinary teams on a variety of projects. The successful candidate will play a role in the growth of the team and obtaining work in a variety of different sectors. This individual will help shape and develop our talented local team all while being an integral part of Stantec’s continued growth in the region and country.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting hydrologic and hydraulic analysis

  • Performing tasks efficiently and accurately, using standard methods and techniques

  • Preparation of technical reports and development of proposals to Stantec’s quality standards

  • Conducting field investigations including water quality sampling, hydrometric measurements, data management, and analysis

  • Preparation of project plans, coordination, and scheduling of project activities

  • Collaboration with other scientific and engineering professionals within the Stantec community across Canada and the United States

  • Supporting ongoing business development efforts for the Water Resources Team. Developing and maintaining client contacts

  • Proposal development, including the development of work plans, scope and budgets

  • Actively participating in promoting and implementing a strong health and safety culture

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Well-developed understanding of the general concepts and relevant areas of hydrology, civil engineering, stream hydraulics, stormwater/drainage and erosion and sediment planning, control, and management

  • A British Columbia professional designation or eligibility within one year is required

  • Knowledge of various hydrologic and hydraulic software (e.g., GoldSim, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS) and GIS or other similar software

  • Application of geospatial databases and big-data management including statistical analyses and advanced programming are considered assets

  • Ability to manage time to meet project schedules and budgets

  • A strong affinity for internal and external business development and client management are a benefit for this position

  • Superior and demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Education and Experience

An educational background in science or civil or environmental engineering. A masters-level degree and consulting experience are assets

At least 5 years with a bachelor (or 3 years with masters) of directly applicable experience, ideally in BC, of several of the following:

Hydrology, monitoring program design, and execution

Hydrologic, hydraulic, and/or water balance modeling

Surface water baseline and impact assessment

Stormwater management and green infrastructure

Surface water supply assessment and permitting

Erosion and sediment control planning and management

British Columbia context and regulatory environment. Experience in the Yukon and Northwest Territories is considered preferred.

The successful candidate will be required to primarily work in a typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Seasonal fieldwork may include exposure to the elements, including inclement weather and rough terrain, and requirements to lift items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Fieldwork 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: Environmental Engineer

Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Other Locations: Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna, Canada-British Columbia-Terrace, Canada-British Columbia-Sidney

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 210000T8

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

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