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Project Engineer

Company: Stantec Inc.
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Project Engineer - ( 210000WI )


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

The role of the Project Engineer is to work collaboratively and interdependently and as a team member on a wide range of Community Development projects under the guidance of a Project Manager. Our Community Development team also works with and supports projects from other disciplines in the local area and is part of a team that works on projects across the western US.

A Project Civil Engineer will perform a variety of tasks which may include design analysis, calculations, preparation of exhibits, mentoring jr. staff, and preparation of construction documents. The projects that you will be assigned to may be broad, varied, and diverse in scope. This position may be based out of one of our offices in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, and Thousand Oaks, CA.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the technical lead for the project team responsible for preparing, grading, drainage, wet utility, street improvements, and other civil engineering design documents.

  • Prepare and revise documentation for various project phases from feasibility analysis to construction close out.

  • Coordinate with geomatics team and obtain appropriate record data required to assemble complete and accurate base information.

  • Prepare concept design alternatives considering site constraints and project objectives to evolve the project layout.

  • Prepare three-dimensional models of civil systems and provide markups/direction for junior engineers/designers.

  • Participate in coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, subcontractors, and vendors.

  • Prepare construction quantity estimates and basic opinion of cost analysis.

  • Assist with developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing, and schedule.

  • Lead the preparation and coordination of project specifications and construction documents.

  • Participate in constructability review.

  • Conduct quality assurance and quality control on projects.

  • Assist with processing project documentation to approval and permit availability.

  • Work with team to prioritize workload and schedule on multiple projects.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Requisite knowledge and application of agency and industry applicable codes.

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

  • Strong knowledge of civil systems means and methods, materials, and industry standards.

  • Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and reviewing agencies.

  • Possesses excellent time-management skills.

  • Thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting, and efficient use of time and resources.

  • Ability to check the work of others for accuracy and completeness.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Thorough understanding of civil engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and relevant design software (AutoCAD Civil3D, locally accepted hydrology and hydraulic programs, etc.)

  • Possess a valid driver's license and good driving record.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Engineering.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer.

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience.

  • Local project resume and experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience in directing junior staff in the execution of project deliverables is preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including 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, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-California-Santa Maria

Other Locations : United States-California-Thousand Oaks, United States-California-Santa Barbara

Job : Civil Engineer

Organization : BC-2042 Community Development-US West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 20, 2021, 12:08:35 PM

Req ID: 210000WI

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

Keywords: Stantec Inc., Santa Barbara , Project Engineer, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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