Stantec System

Design Engineer, Land Development

2 months ago(10/26/2017 12:28 PM)
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Community Development

Your Opportunity

Our Community Development Group in Sacramento, CA is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life where people live, work, and play. Whether it’s for a new phase, a new neighborhood, a revitalization, or a new city, our professionals manage a variety of projects from initial planning to construction support. With services that include feasibility studies, grading design & earthworks analysis, drainage studies, stormwater management studies, and design for site and infrastructure improvements, we provide efficient solutions that are environmentally responsible, functional, and technically sound. Our structure cultivates career growth and provides opportunities as unique as you are.

We have an opportunity for an experienced and motivated Design Engineer in our Sacramento, CA office. The ideal candidate would thrive in a team environment and contribute to all aspects of the project development and design process.

Your Duties

  • Assist project manager / project engineer with client, consultant, and project team coordination on projects
  • Perform and assist on all aspects of design (grading, streets, water, sewer, storm drain, horizontal control, signage & striping plans, etc.)
  • Prepare design documents, including: drainage and utility calculations and reports, water quality reports, and Engineers Opinion of Probable Cost
  • Support the preparation of Technical Specifications and Special Provisions
  • Coordinate design elements both internally and externally, and participating in QA/QC review

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • California PE required, OR the ability to obtain within 1 year.
  • 5-7 years of professional engineering experience on land development (infrastructure, residential, or site work) projects.
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD/Civil3D and drainage software required.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office software (word, excel) and Microsoft outlook.
  • Good organization, coordination, and managerial skills necessary to maintain project schedules and budgets.
  • Good technical writing skills; capable of writing reports, letters and technical specifications.
  • Good verbal communication skills and "people" skills.
  • QSP / QSD certification a plus, but not required.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record.


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.

Stantec soars in design industry rankings

Stantec is ranked No. 10 on the Top 150 Global Design Firms list by Engineering News-Record (ENR) and No. 10 on the Top 300 Architecture Firms list by Architectural Record, both leading industry publications.

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