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Stantec Project Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Project Engineer - ( 230002IA )


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

We are looking for a talented Project Engineer who wants to be part of a purpose-driven organization that’s focused on helping our clients, colleagues and communities thrive. Our people are Stantec’s most valuable resource, and in joining our team you will be able to leverage your career experiences and expertise within a culture that values inclusion, celebrates shared success, and applauds ambition.

Stantec is at the forefront of the water industry, delivering thousands of projects for hundreds of communities globally. Our purpose is to conceive and develop the most impactful water projects that improve the health, quality of life and sustainability of the communities we live in and serve. From droughts to floods to sanitation systems, Stantec’s Water team designs fit for purpose solutions to all facets of the water infrastructure life cycle.

The role of a Project Engineer with our Water Team is a dynamic position well suited to an individual who is good at managing multiple tasks and deadlines and working with multi-disciplinary teams. The candidate may be working independently on smaller projects or providing support to a team of professionals on larger projects. Our group is involved in a wide range of sewer and watermain of both large and small diameter systems including open cut construction, rehabilitation, relining, trenchless and tunneling projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Typical projects or design tasks may include the design of sanitary, storm, and watermain projects and overland flow / civil site plan design projects. Manages project technical tasks including completing design work, calculations, writing specifications and technical reports on a wide range of civil infrastructure projects generally involving sanitary & storm sewer and watermain design, pump stations, stormwater management/drainage plans.

  • Coordinates design and report deliverable packages for submission to clients and/or approval authorities.

  • Coordinate with the Project Manager and attend meetings with the client, team members and sub-consultants.

  • Understands and implements industry standards and manuals as well as client and regulatory agencies standards and requirements.

  • Assist in the preparation of engineering project documents, client presentations, client contact and communication pertaining to specific project deliverables.

  • Coordinate with other disciplines to ensure compatibility with the design intent.

  • Prepare engineering documents and contract documents by developing construction specifications, plans and schedules.

  • Assist in the review of shop drawings and submittals, responds to request for information, prepares site observation reports, and performs other contract administration tasks.

  • Participate in basic cost estimating under the direction of technical leaders to support engineering projects.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior engineering staff.

  • All other duties as required and assigned.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Demonstrated efficient task management and technical execution of assigned tasks on multiple concurrent projects.

  • Broad, general understanding of many relevant areas of municipal engineering and site development design with respect to materials as well as industry standards.

  • General understanding of various construction means and methods and their disturbance impacts on the project site.

  • Requisite knowledge, interpretation, and application of design and construction codes.

  • Strong understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Proficient with of Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD Civil 3D. Basic understanding of Bentley Microstation is a plus.

  • Developing cooperative skills in working efficiently within a team.

  • Must have good driving record, and valid driver’s license.

  • Strong presentation and communication skills.

Education and Experience

  • Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering

  • Experience: Minimum of five years of related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience

  • Licensure: Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred or ability to successfully obtain within twelve (12) months.

Overqualified? Underqualified? We have multiple openings – we welcome your application.

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. At Stantec, we live our corporate values every day.

  • Stantec was ranked the 5th most sustainable company in the world and the 1st in North America by Corporate Knights for our 2020 performance.

  • In February 2021, Stantec announced a pledge to be carbon neutral for 2022 and achieve operational net-zero by 2030.

  • Stantec is the only engineering design firm that has been rated a Climate Leader with an A- score by CDP for the last three years.

  • Stantec has been named by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women. Additionally, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society selected Stantec as one of the Top 50 workplaces for Indigenous STEM professionals

Join us and redefine your personal best.

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Salary Range(s):

  • NYC $107,000/Outside NYC $84,900 - NYC $155,100/Outside NYC $123,100 Min/Max Pay Range(s) for postings located in NYC/NY

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 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-Massachusetts-Burlington

Other Locations : United States-New York-Albany, United States-New York-New York, United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, United States-Virginia-Fairfax, United States-Connecticut-Hartford, United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-District Of Columbia-Washington, United States-New Hampshire-Auburn

Work Locations :

Burlington MA

Organization : BC-1951 Water-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 8, 2024, 6:50:02 AM

Req ID: 230002IA


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