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Senior Project Manager, Civil Site Development



Tampa, FL, USA
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

Senior Project Manager, Civil Site Development - ( 240002OD )


Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.

Your Opportunity

Stantec’s multi-disciplinary office In Tampa, Florida has an opportunity for a highly motivated Senior Project Manager. Your role as Senior Project Manager is to manage the design and delivery of projects and to maintain relations with current and future clients within our community development business line. Typical projects include private and public sector projects: office, retail, hospitality, commercial, residential, and mixed-use developments as well as local governmental projects.

The ideal candidate will come with a background of supporting or leading the civil/site engineering aspects for a variety of projects, with a foundation of strong engineering/design skills. He/she will have been exposed to the entire project delivery process, including marketing/business development, client interaction, project management, internal team building and hands on design/engineering supervision.

Your Key Responsibilities:

This role will include serving as the primary contact for our clients and has overall responsibility for the success of all projects. Additionally, the role requires your personal/direct engagement on major & highly visible private development projects (residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, and mixed use) and public sector facility projects (parks, schools, etc.,).

The growth of the Stantec’s Community Development program requires you to attract and develop new staff and secure new projects/clients. Stantec and the entire Community Development Leadership team are highly motivated and supportive of growing a substantive consulting team in the Tampa Bay, Florida region.

This position offers career development, the opportunity to expand the practice, and has the potential of participation in our leadership recognition program.

You will be responsible for:

  • Pursuing and winning new clients and projects.

  • Organizing and leading project-related meetings and presentations.

  • Coordinating with clients, team members, sub-consultants, and preparing detailed scope/fee proposals.

  • Performing planning phase activities, including initial project research and investigations, assessment of project feasibility, and provide input to project team on civil engineering related issues.

  • Performing and directing all aspects of civil engineering design including layout/geometry, grading, drainage, paving, water, sewer, and erosion control. Projects may include land development (all types/sectors), roadway/intersection design, hydrology/hydraulic stormwater modeling, hydraulic modeling of pipe networks, preparation of construction plans and related design reports.

  • Preparing complete submission packages, supporting calculations, cost estimates, project schedules, and other duties; effectively facilitate the agency review/approval process.

  • Supervising construction phase support services, including development of bidding and contract documents, field inspections, progress meetings, final certifications, etc.

  • Monitoring and control project progress, staffing, budgets, and methods of analysis and objectives and keep client informed of progress, budget, work progress and challenges.

  • Sourcing, attracting and developing new staff.

  • Planning and executing QA/QC plans for individual projects.



Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A track record of successful projects, and established network of key relationships in the Tampa Bay area land development and A/E/C community.

  • A strong background in both private and public sector projects including office, retail, hospitality, commercial, residential, and mixed-use developments as well as local governmental projects, with the ability to coordinate the entire project effort, client interaction and project management.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate, and build trust, rapport, and effective working relationships, both internally within a multidisciplinary team and externally, including making presentations to regulatory boards, shortlist selection committees, etc.

  • An affinity for community involvement and visible local engagement is preferred to help promote the company’s services and presence in the region.

  • A strong working knowledge of civil engineering design, regulatory/permitting process and track record of successful project approvals and agency relationships.

  • Ability to recognize when technical problems are developing and initiate appropriate corrective actions using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.

  • Ability to check work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, as well as strong working knowledge of software programs which may include AutoCAD, Civil3D, GIS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, WaterCAD, HydroCAD, and PondPack.

  • Demonstrated project management and business development experience to nurture existing clients and develop new multi-disciplined opportunities to expand the practice including developing, recommending, and introducing innovation to our clients’ projects.

  • Complete understanding of all phases of contract administration and execution, including scope definition, contract terms/conditions, negotiation, financial project management and complete contract performance (schedule and financial).

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university.

  • Minimum of 15 (fifteen) years’ experience in relevant civil/site or land development engineering and project management.

  • A Florida Professional Engineer (P.E.) license is required.

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 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-Florida-Tampa

Other Locations : United States-Florida-Clearwater

Organization : BC-2382 CommDev-US South

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 3, 2024, 8:47:15 AM

Req ID: 240002OD

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