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Senior Stormwater Engineer



Albuquerque, NM, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Senior Stormwater Engineer - ( 24000178 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our engineering experts lead their disciplines and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for professional development and growth. We draw top talent from countless technical specialties around the globe with a deep commitment to fostering an inclusively diverse community. Stantec is where you can apply your passion and collaborate with engineering experts on design and construction management work that is critical to our clients and communities. Join a team that is quickly becoming the industry leading engineering company in the world, proven by the company’s financial successes, and as supported by our clients.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is actively seeking energetic driven candidates for full-time Stormwater Engineering positions, from junior to senior levels with our Water Resources group in Nevada with primary locations in Las Vegas, Reno, and Elko. We need you to help strengthen our stormwater and flood control team presence. If you have strong technical and project management skills in this discipline, then you should seriously consider these most desirable roles within our company. In general, performed tasks will include leading and preparing designs, analyses, modeling, report preparation, permitting, CAD, BIM, GIS, Civil 3D design, specifications development, community exhibits, and construction management documentation. These assignments may involve simple small projects to complex multimillion dollar mega projects, locally, regionally, nationally, and even internationally. The guidance and teamwork you obtain throughout our process will help grow your skills, teaming abilities, confidence, and technical acumen in the delivery of high quality, often projects and programs.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Lead design teams related to flood control, stormwater, and drainage improvement projects, and/or the stormwater/drainage for major infrastructure projects that include other engineering disciplines associated with such improvements.

  • Oversee and lead design teams of engineers and technicians who utilize CAD software (Bentley MicroStation and Autodesk Civil 3D) who develop two- and three-dimensional models.

  • Manage and lead design teams of engineers and technicians who perform hydrologic and hydraulic analysis for infrastructure improvement project designs as well as for program master planning.

  • Lead in the development and preparation of design reports.

  • Lead in the development and preparation of project design elements including plans, specifications, and construction cost estimates.

  • Identify and analyze the principal design features and major design alternatives that satisfy the project’s purpose and the client’s needs.

  • Develop design alternatives to be compared against significant project parameters including site conditions, right-of-way requirements, utility conflicts, design standards, and cost.

  • Peer review plans and provide quality control reviews of engineering documents, reports, plans, technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.

  • Support multi-discipline design teams on a variety of projects.

  • Works on multiple projects concurrently.

  • Assist and/or lead in the preparation of client proposals, scopes, cost/quantity estimates, and schedules.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Demonstrated experience working with and leading design teams on multiple projects.

  • Demonstrated experience in flood control, stormwater, and drainage planning, design, and development of construction documents.

  • Experience and/or understanding of hydrologic and hydraulic analysis.

  • Self-motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Railway drainage design and analysis experience a plus.

  • Transportation (Caltrans) drainage design experience a plus.

  • Ability to creatively apply technical knowledge and to be able to teach, mentor, and train teammates and peers in these skills areas.

  • Attention to detail, cheerful outlook, desire to support team success, and ability to function well in a fast-paced environment.

  • Skills in relational development is a must in this role as you are always actively representing our company with a focus on building internal and external relationships that strengthen our teams and improve upon our multi-client reputation.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Civil Engineering (or related field).

  • Experience: For Junior level roles, desire candidates have a minimum of two years of related work experience, first in the flood control, stormwater, and drainage disciplines, but other civil related experience is considered. For Senior level roles, desire candidates have a minimum of seven years of related work experience in flood control, stormwater, and drainage planning, design, and construction management for projects and programs.

  • Licensure: Professional Engineer (PE) license in State of Nevada is preferred or ability to obtain within one year of start date for Senior level roles and within three years of start date for junior level roles.

Although our team members are encouraged to routinely work from the office, this position has the flexibility of working in a hybrid environment with a mix of work from the office, from home, and/or remotely. Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for extended periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including extreme 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 and careers. We get to work on some of the most exciting projects and programs around here in Nevada and we most definitely make an impact in the communities we serve. Join us now and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, 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 family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

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 : United States-Nevada-Las Vegas

Other Locations : United States-Nevada-Reno, United States-New Mexico-Albuquerque, United States-New Mexico-Las Cruces

Organization : BC-1813 Water-US Southwest

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 3, 2024, 11:40:11 AM

Req ID: 24000178


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