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Stantec Senior Project Manager - Energy & Resources in HINGHAM, Massachusetts

Senior Project Manager - Energy & Resources - ( 230004ZC )


As energy availability, reliability and security becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful.

Join our Energy & Resources Team and work together with industry experts to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world where we are helping lead global energy.

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 $5B company but with the agility of a small, specialized group, and work on some of the most challenging, iconic, and cutting-edge projects around the world that are helping to address some of the world’s biggest challenges. You’ll find yourself working with a team of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager for our Energy & Resources business line to lead multi-discipline project teams to deliver thermal generation, offshore wind, energy storage, distributed generation/microgrid, utility scale solar, onshore wind, and transportation electrification. The Project Manager will provide leadership to these state-of -the-art projects to support business line growth and consistently deliver projects successfully. In this role you will support our culture of internal and external client service, build our strength in understanding and anticipating client needs and expectations, execute strategies to advance the client’s project objectives and manage risk, establish priorities, promote alignment the project team, and resolve emergent problems.

We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to serve as a “seller-doer” in assisting in business development, and then leading projects to successful completion. Projects are in North America.

This role is instrumental in our business line helping to lead the energy transition projects across North America.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Provide project management expertise to our team.

  • Manage Energy projects/programs.

  • Support and contribute to our Project Management best practices and methodology in alignment with our Project Management Frameworks and our culture of excellence in executing projects.

  • Coordinate with leadership, discipline leads, inter-discipline teams, high value engineering centers, clients, regulatory entities, vendors and sub-contractors.

  • Coordinate with leadership to ensure alignment and consistency of project execution.

  • Contribute to client satisfaction by building a culture of excellence and accountability within the Project Management community. Support client relationship management efforts by coaching and mentoring staff.

  • Practice effective business discipline across our business line to ensure proactive monitoring and project management related to resources, schedule, budget, and quality.

  • Identify and resolve project execution gaps (people, processes, and systems) in collaboration with leadership.

  • Provide accurate feedback and develop action plans to implement lessons learned, opportunities for improvement and industry best practices.

  • Support BC Leadership in resource management processes, recruitment, succession planning, and coaching/mentoring for PMs and Project Leaders.

  • Lead or support Renewables proposals as required.

  • Support mentorship and development of junior staff.

  • Achieve utilization target as agreed annually.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Expertise in Project management including, team leadership, resource management, scheduling, project controls, reporting and document controls.

  • Strong leader and team player, collaborator, and communicator with strong interpersonal skills and experience in managing a team.

  • Engineering design and construction experience with utility scale projects.

  • Project management experience in leading projects utilizing various delivery models such as EPC (Engineer Procure Construct), DBB (Design Bid Build), ECI (Early Contractor Involvement) etc.

  • Knowledge of multi-discipline engineering services related to energy projects.

  • Experience in business development, proposal, and budget development.

  • Demonstrated leadership competencies.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work across multiple offices and geographies.

  • Problem-solving skills, including the ability to identify when a project is in trouble (e.g., deviations from baseline scope, schedule, or budget) and ability to take corrective action to address the problem.

  • Ability to travel to US and Canadian offices and client sites, as required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, organizations skills and aptitude for problem solving.

  • Proficient in the Microsoft 365 platform including Teams and SharePoint with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel would being beneficial.

  • Must have good driving record and valid Driver's License.

  • Prior to employment with Stantec, this position may require the successful passing of a drug and alcohol screen.

Education and Experience

  • B.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering disciplines, or related fields.

  • Minimum of 15 years of experience working on power generation projects, both Owner’s Engineer projects (all phases - development through construction) AND detailed engineering/design projects.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in business development, and/or as a “seller-doer”.

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer is preferred.

Position will primarily work in an office setting. Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time.

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.


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Salary Range(s):

  • $110,000 - $165,000 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CO and HI

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-Hingham

Other Locations : United States-Texas-Plano, United States-Texas-Fort Worth, United States-Florida-Tampa, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Maine-Portland, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-New Jersey-Wall Township, United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Organization : BC-2057 Energy-US Coastal

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Dec 15, 2023, 10:00:00 AM

Req ID: 230004ZC

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