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Stantec Project Manager in Vancouver, British Columbia

Project Manager - ( 240001NW )


Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you’ll work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company, have the agility of a specialized power group and work on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the boundaries on clean energy or grid modernization, you’ll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal and hydro generation, and renewable energy in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity:

Stantec delivers best in class project delivery through professional project management – executing exceptionally for clients around the globe. Stantec is seeking highly qualified applicants to lead interesting projects as part of our successful Power business operations in British Columbia. Our Power business has a multidisciplinary staff that

specializes in delivering projects to utility clients in the areas of distribution, transmission and substation design, upgrade, conversion and expansion.

Your key Responsibilities:

  • The Project Manager will be responsible for managing new and existing projects, developing solutions to project challenges in collaboration with the project teams, and leading multi-disciplinary technical staff in a matrix organization to successful completion of projects.

  • The individual will interact internally throughout the organization with staff at all levels as well as externally with clients. Specific responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Personally, pursue and serve as a project manager for projects, managing scope, schedule, budget, quality and risk in compliance with Stantec’s PM framework.

  • Maintain and enhance our reputation with clients, approval agencies and industry professionals as an outstanding service provider.

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Work with discipline leads to establish project objectives, procedures and performance standards.

  • Exercise initiative in addressing problem situations and resolve most project delivery related matters.

  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams through proposals, feasibility work all the way to final designs, and construction support as required by the projects.

  • Manage contract tasks, track and manage costs and schedule, and implement measures necessary to stay on schedule and within budget utilizing established project management procedures within Stantec.

  • Lead by example with active support of internal policies and practices, including risk management, project management, and quality management.

  • Develop and foster client relationships to facilitate project activities.

  • Provides guidance, training and mentorship for junior and intermediate engineers and designers.

  • Leads project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, sub- contractors, and vendors.


Your Capabilities and Credentials:

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

  • Demonstrated experience in client service management.

  • Experienced in project management, including defining and setting the direction for a team, project and change management as required.

  • Demonstrated successful experience/knowledge in decision making, as well as assessing, evaluating and solving project management challenges.

  • 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.

  • Familiarity with delivery of high-volume design projects as well as KPI development to measure design and team performance.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills to effectively work and collaborate with a wide range of internal and external customers.

  • Technical skill set in Energy, including transmission, distribution and substation design and operation.

  • Familiarity with BC Hydro project delivery practices is an asset.

  • Travel to other offices as well as to project sites will be required.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in project management preferably for engineering, design of transmission, distribution and substation upgrade, expansion and conversion projects.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Sciences.

  • Professional Engineering (P.Eng) license in a relevant discipline is beneficial.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers; Stantec offers a flexible work environment (a hybrid model of working in the office and at home). 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. #FeelingEnergized

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Salary Range(s):

  • Lower Mainland $88,300 / BC Other Areas $83,300 - Lower Mainland $128,000 /BC Other Areas $120,800 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in BC (Lower Mainland includes Vancouver & Burnaby)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Other Locations : Canada-British Columbia-Kelowna, Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Organization : BC-1182 Energy-CA West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 17, 2024, 11:36:41 AM

Req ID: 240001NW


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