Stantec Senior Scientist in Thousand Oaks, California

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Your Opportunity

Stantec's Thousand Oaks, California Environmental Assessment, Remediation, and Redevelopment team is looking for a Senior Level Engineer, Geologist or Scientist to lead a team of professionals in the environmental aspects of redevelopment of large scale commercial projects in various sectors.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple projects as an Owner’s Representative. Managing the approved scope, budget and schedule are of utmost importance.

  • Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business.

  • Communicate daily with the client and project team.

  • Capitalize on existing client relationships to expand Stantec’s profile and market share in the regional market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development).

  • Direct and develop complex site investigation, remediation, and construction projects with multi-person project teams. Oversee multiple projects within scope/budget/schedule expectations and ensure quality standards on project deliverables.

  • Provide leadership in managing staff performance, recruiting and retention, and mentoring personnel for overall success of practice team.

  • Develop a working understanding of Stantec’s other consulting practice areas and actively support cross-selling other services to existing clients.

  • Develop, track, update, forecast and modify the project schedule and budget throughout all phases of the project.

  • Review and track all contracts, invoices, and payments to all contractors, consultants, and equipment vendors.

  • Prepare monthly reports to owner.

  • Assist in plan reviews and inspections.

  • Understand and assist in the negotiation of contracts of all parties to the project.

  • Review and approve all invoices and change orders associated with the project.

  • Evaluate, advise on and assist in resolving disputes and claims.

  • Reports to Senior Project Manager, Project Director or Executive.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience in Project Management and Owner’s Representative role in the environmental aspects of site assessment and remedial projects

  • Ability to multitask project management and business development

  • Willing and able to travel

  • Excellent client relationship and communication skills

  • Team player with experience building, leading, and managing a team of Project Managers and Support Staff

  • Ability and experience in preparing comprehensive budget expenditures, overall project schedules, and in planning and managing revenue and expenses for a business unit

  • Proven experience for large programs/contracts and client relationships supported by repeat business

  • Proven track record of delivering revenue/sales a plus

  • Excellent writing, strategic thinking, and “people” skills

  • Advanced knowledge of the local regulatory climate, with proven negotiation skills with state and local regulators

  • Recognized technical expertise by the marketplace

Education and Experience

  • BS and/or MS in Engineering, Geology, Science, or related discipline. Professional registration a plus.

  • 7-8 years of relevant site investigation/remediation experience, including environmental consulting experience.

  • Experience managing at least five consulting projects with minimum consulting fees of $250K.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

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 Scientist

Primary Location: United States-California-Thousand Oaks

Organization: BC-1858 Environmental Services-US Pacific

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Oct 5, 2018, 4:00:03 PM

Req ID: 180001WY