Stantec System

Senior Process/Mechanical Engineer

3 weeks ago(11/28/2017 11:46 AM)
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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

The candidate will require application of technical skills, project delivery, and leadership to a complex array of multi-disciplinary planning, design and construction projects for municipal systems including water and wastewater treatment facilities, pipelines, pump stations, and related infrastructure. The selected candidate will need to be affable, self-directed, capable of leading and supervising complex teams, eager to mentor staff, and should demonstrate a passion for involvement in the water/wastewater industry and an enthusiasm to help develop the practice locally, while collaborating with national practice groups. The candidate will require good leadership skills to be able to lead the technical delivery of a project. Projects may be design- or planning-type projects and the candidate should have a full breadth of knowledge. The candidate will be required to perform tasks that support project activities through the application of engineering principles and techniques; assist in the completion of design drawings and specifications; and field investigations to collect design information. Initial tasks will be water treatment process design focused in a technical capacity and the successful candidate is to be willing to advance their experience within a multi-faceted team to the opportunities that arise within the office and around the company. Key Responsibilities:

  1. Leads and manages all sizes of wet infrastructure projects and lead multi-disciplinary teams through planning, design and construction for municipal clients in conjunction with a project manager.
  2. Provide technical leadership on projects including treatment process/mechanical design, pump station design, hydraulics, and overall design management.
  3. Successfully apply technical engineering planning and design skills to assigned projects.
  4. Interact professionally with client and project internal team members and subconsultants.
  5. Effectively deal with and resolve project tasks and issues.
  6. Consistently maintain client satisfaction that results in potential opportunities and excellent Company references.
  7. Organize, draft, compile and coordinate production of assigned project documentation and reports.
  8. Complete data analysis for conceptual planning and design, prepare design drawings and specifications, complete hydraulic analyses and modeling, and solve process design problems as required.
  9. Perform engineering calculations and prepare detailed design drawings and specifications.
  10. Follow safe work practices and adhere to company guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Mechanical (process) or Environmental Engineering (minimum). Master’s Degree preferred 
  2. Valid Professional Engineering License in the state of Colorado, or ability to obtain within 1 year of employment, is required. 
  3. Proven specialist expertise; with minimum of 10 years of experience, including client engagement, technical expertise, and mentoring responsibilities. Technical experience to include one or more of the following:
    • Project Management of Water/Wastewater/Pump Station Projects
    • Water or Wastewater Treatment Plant Planning and Design
    • Pump Station Planning and Design
    • Engineering feasibility analyses and design
    • Preparation of construction documents for municipal water/wastewater infrastructure.
  4. Working knowledge of common software used for water and wastewater infrastructure projects (such as AutoCAD, Civil3D, GIS and industry standard hydraulic modeling software) is desired, but not required.

  5. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking experience.

  6. Demonstrated expertise and industry/client recognition for municipal water/wastewater projects.

  7. The ability to multi-task, prioritize, and take direction.

  8. A thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of civil, mechanical, and / or environmental engineering.


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