Stantec System

Assistant Resident Engineer

US-NV-Las Vegas
4 months ago(9/21/2017 1:09 PM)
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# of Openings Remaining
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Transportation Infrastructure Engineering

Your Opportunity

Stantec is inviting conversations with Resident Construction Engineers in the Las Vegas area. Our goal is to gradually strengthen our connection with the communities in the region, and that means having a personal connection with you. Whether we work together at Stantec or not, we may very well work together as a team, and we’re more apt to recognize those opportunities having had a conversation than not. So let’s talk.

Stantec and MWH joined forces last year, creating a company of consultants that can take on the world’s most challenging projects (i.e. widening of the Panama Canal) but also remains deeply rooted in our local communities. Our stated purpose: “To make a difference in the world by creating communities. “


Stantec is now a collaboration of 22,000 consultants in 400 community offices in 80+ countries on six continents worldwide. We share our ideas and experience seamlessly so each community we serve can benefit from the industry’s top thinkers and best ideas. We also share ideas and experience so every Stantec consultant can become as knowledgeable as they wish, as quickly as they choose. Connect with Stantec and you can learn more, learn faster, and have a tangible impact both in your own community and on major projects around the world. Your career accelerates. Your perspective broadens. It’s forward motion that’s stimulating and rewarding.

Your Duties

As the successful candidate, your responsibilities will include:

  • Serving as a Construction Manager/Resident Engineer overseeing the activities of staff including: Assistant Construction Managers, Office Engineers, Assistant Office Engineers, Lead Inspectors, Construction Inspectors, Materials Testing personnel, Survey personnel, and Administrative/Project personnel. Monitor contractors’ work for compliance to construction plans and technical specifications, as well as adherence to schedule, budget, and legal requirements.
  • Conduct field evaluations and assessments as required. Resolve design and field construction problems.
  • Conduct regular (weekly, bi-weekly, etc.) construction meetings with contractor and owner.
  • Expedite design and field changes.
  • Provide oversight to staff and insure documentation of construction payments in accordance with client/owner requirements.
  • Ensure accuracy of contractor progress payments.
  • Evaluate construction schedule and updates in accordance with client/owner requirements.
  • Review contractor requests for change and, when appropriate, assist in the preparation of contract change orders/modifications.
  • Assist the client’s contracting officer in the negotiation contract changes.
  • Communicate and implement safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the client’s safety vision and goals to contractors and subordinate personnel.
  • In addition to support the client, would support other Stantec efforts as needed.
  • Perform final inspections and prepare record drawings.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as a Resident Engineer.
  • Experience directing an inspection staff of 5 or more.
  • Valid Nevada Class C driver’s license.
  • Certified Construction Manager highly desirable.
  • Experience providing construction inspection of large, complex highway and/or bridge projects is an asset.
  • Experience providing construction inspection for NDOT an asset.
  • Experience communicating with the public, enforcing environmental permit requirements and set up of Work Zone Traffic Control measures are assets.
  • Solid communication skills and work ethic.
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills. Be able to work independently and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

Preference will be given to applicants that have, or can obtain, the following:

  • OSHA 30 training
  • MSHA Training
  • Certification as a Water Pollution Control Manager
  • ATSSA Traffic Control Supervisor Certification
  • Additional preference will be given to candidates who possess NDOT and/or RTC construction project experience.

The key to our success is our people—we put people first. When you work hard, we notice. We offer competitive compensation and benefits to assist employees and their families with medical and dental coverage, long-term disability income replacement, and retirement savings.


Qualified candidates who are highly motivated and eager to commit to Stantec’s strategic initiative to become a Top 10 global design firm should submit their resume and cover letter, online at

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