Stantec System

Water Resources Engineer

Location US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 4 months ago(11/28/2017 11:43 AM)
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Experience (Years)
Water and Wastewater Engineering

Your Opportunity

Our Water sector, which brings together many of the world’s top engineers and scientists, sees water a bit differently—as a single holistic system rather than as unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. We use this perspective to help communities tap into water’s potential. Throughout the life cycle of capture, use, reuse, and discharge, our team optimizes every facet of a water system. Whether a project calls for planners, designers, construction managers, or facility operators, we have the right experts to provide creative, yet practical, water solutions. Through our cost-effective strategies, we’re helping communities increase their water efficiency and protect their water resources for future generations. Join our team as we create new ways to tap into water’s vast potential.

Your Duties

Stantec is seeking qualified candidates for a Water Resources Engineer/Planner position focused on water resources planning and management to be located in our Austin, TX office. Austin provides Stantec with an ideal location to support efforts of local, regional, State, and Federal water-related agencies and organizations to apply water supply reliability, flood management, and environmental restoration strategies, from planning through implementation in Texas. Responsibilities of this position include the following:


  • Participate in multi-disciplinary teams on water resources projects throughout Texas and western US.
  • Conduct technical evaluations supporting planning and design of water supply, flood control, and environmental restoration projects.
  • Coordinate with project managers, project engineers, clients, regulatory agencies, and subcontractors.
  • Perform project administration including preparing reports, gathering information, drafting proposals, drafting correspondence, completing progress reports, and conducting project management.
  • Maintain consistently high standards of delivery, quality, flexibility, and innovation.
  • Enhance the reputation of Stantec through preparation and presentation of papers at professional society conferences and seminars.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor's degree minimum, Master's degree, or PhD in civil/environmental engineering, water resources engineering, hydrology, geology, environmental science, ecology, natural resources, water resources planning, or related field
  • Strong interest, experience, and career goals in the following areas related to water resources planning and management in Texas:
    • Water allocation, reservoir operation, water system hydrologic and temperature models
    • Development of criteria to evaluate system performance or ecosystem health
    • Engineering feasibility analyses and design
    • Hydrology and hydraulics
    • Integrated water management in relation to the dimensions of water (surface water and groundwater, and quantity and quality), interactions with land and the environment, and interrelationships with social and economic development
    • Planning, and preliminary design of water/wastewater infrastructure
    • Understanding of Texas water resources (including river systems/water-related infrastructure and applicable laws/policies/regulations) and Federal/State planning processes
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal abilities for working in diverse team environments with staff, clients, and stakeholders



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