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Water Wastewater Engineer



Other Engineering
Dartmouth, NS, Canada
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Water Wastewater Engineer - ( 2400023T )


Many of the world’s top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community’s interaction with water as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. 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

You will apply your technical skills, project delivery, and leadership to a complex array of multi-disciplinary planning, design and construction projects and studies for municipal water/wastewater systems including process, treatment facilities, pipelines, pump stations, and related infrastructure. The selected candidate must be self-directed, capable of leading and supervising complex teams, eager to mentor staff, and should demonstrate a passion for involvement in the water/wastewater industry across the company and an enthusiasm to help develop the practice locally.

You will be located in our Dartmouth office and work with brilliant specialists from across our North American operations.

Our ideal candidate will have experience and considerable knowledge in water and wastewater systems and treatment technologies for municipal clients, and an understanding of industry trends. This role will require a balance of technical leadership, engineering, and design coordination.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage all sizes of wastewater projects and studies and lead multi-disciplinary teams through planning, studies, design and construction for municipal wastewater clients.

  • Perform a client service management/coordination role to promote an enhanced quality of service.

  • Interact with clients, local and remote staff, permitting agencies and other consulting firms in the execution of engineering projects.

  • Contribute to Stantec’s treatment practice through participation in W/WW treatment practice initiatives.

  • Support local efforts and teams identifying, pursuing and winning new projects with existing clients and developing opportunities with new clients. Participate in the development of proposals and contracts by working directly with clients, business developers and delivery teams.

  • Provide technical leadership on projects, especially with regards to treatment process design and analyses.

  • Desire to contribute quickly to the development of new business and the delivery of high quality work products.

  • Gather information, develop and evaluate alternatives, and prepare engineering reports.

  • Perform engineering calculations and prepare detailed design drawings and specifications.

  • Provide mentorship and technical guidance to team members.

  • Coordinate with leadership and technical staff on issues related to pursuit selection, project staffing, review of technical work, and project management.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Engagement in local and national technical societies is preferred.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proven specialist expertise; including client engagement, technical expertise, and mentoring responsibilities.

  • Technical experience to include one or more of the following:

  • Project Management of Water/Wastewater Projects

  • Water/Wastewater Treatment Processes

  • Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant and/o system master planning

  • Water/Wastewater Pump Station Planning and Design

  • Wastewater Process Modeling using BioWin™ or other modeling platforms

  • Engineering feasibility analyses and design

  • Preparation of construction documents for water/wastewater infrastructure

  • Knowledge of project management skills related to preparation and management of scopes of service, budgets, and schedules

  • Demonstrated expertise and industry/client recognition for municipal water/wastewater projects.

  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication including public speaking experience and negotiating skills.

  • Strong interpersonal abilities for working in diverse team environments with staff, clients, and stakeholders.

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, in civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering, or related field plus 10 years of experience.

  • Valid P.Eng. required.

  • Master’s degree and/or PhD are considered significant assets.

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.

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-Nova Scotia-Dartmouth

Organization : BC-1634 Water-CA Ontario East & Atlantic

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 10, 2024, 5:48:57 AM

Req ID: 2400023T

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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