Stantec System

Engineer in Training

Location US-VA-Williamsburg | US-VA-Fredericksburg | US-VA-Richmond | US-VA-Roanoke
Posted Date 4 months ago(11/8/2017 4:30 PM)
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Environmental Services

Your Opportunity

2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Duties

Join our team in either our Williamsburg, Fredericksburg, Roanoke, or Richmond, VA offices as we create new ways to tap into water’s vast potential.    Stantec has a need for an Engineer in Training (Water Resources) in our Environmental Services group.

  • Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
  • Assist in stormwater master planning at a basin or community scale.
  • Assist in floodplain evaluations, including modeling and permit support.
  • Assist in stream restoration design.
  • Assist in the design and analysis of stormwater management facilities.
  • Provide field support for water quality studies, watershed walkovers, stream assessments, and other projects.
  • Assist in studies and assessments on dams and lakes.
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by management

Your Capabilities and Credentials


  • Knowledge of civil and environmental engineering techniques.
  • Knowledge of stormwater planning and engineering.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics and hydrology analysis and modeling.
  • Knowledge of gradually varied flow calculations and modeling.
  • Knowledge of GIS mapping and analysis and AutoCAD drafting and standards.
  • Technical writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to help with schematic, conceptual, and final designs and construction plan preparation.
  • Ability to use hydrology and hydraulics software (e.g. HEC-RAS, SWMM, and/or Pond Pack) and Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to walk 2-4 miles per day in rough terrain and lift up to 50 lbs.  
  • Must have the ability to work in the field for long hours in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to work in a highly automated design office environment.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner, both in writing and in person, with clients, employees and visitors.
  • Ability to prepare reports and conduct studies.
  • Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license.
  • Prior to employment with Stantec, successful completion of a drug/alcohol screening is required.


  • Bachelor of Science (minimum) in Civil, Water Resources, Biological Systems, Environmental Engineering, or other closely related degree required.
  • Course work in hydraulics and hydrology required.
  • Course work in GIS, AutoCAD, water quality treatment, and related subjects preferred.
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification required, or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment.


  • Prior internships or work experience preferred.

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