Stantec System

Project Manager - Water, Wastewater or Stormwater

Location US-WA-Spokane
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/4/2017 4:01 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
Experience (Years)
Water and Wastewater Engineering

Your Opportunity

Stantec provides our clients with comprehensive planning, design, project management, and engineering services covering a vast array of project types


Stantec's Spokane, WA office is seeking a talented civil engineer with strong project management experience and people skills. This position provides design leadership and management for all aspects of engineering projects, including conceptual development, preparation of project drawings, details and specifications, within budget and on time, in accordance with current Civil Engineering knowledge and practice.  In a project management role, you will supervise other staff, lead engineering teams, and interface with clients on a diversity of projects ranging including transportation, site development, water and wastewater utilities, water resources, private development and public works projects.


The successful applicant will have the opportunity to establish a local leadership role directing staff and providing client service and business development throughout eastern WA and an excellent opportunity to become a leader in a dynamic, multifaceted organization!

Your Duties

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion, delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel, liaison with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis, coordinate resources, mentor new employees, develop and implement business development strategies, and assume responsibility for budget/profitability management
  • Develop design approach for major phases of large land / site development, public works, utility, or water resources related projects.
  • Develop and direct design and preparation of technical reports, calculations, project drawings, details and specifications.
  • Exercise judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices, including advanced techniques, theory, concepts, and practices in the civil engineering field and related sciences and disciplines.
  • Interface with and support multi-discipline architectural and engineering teams.
  • Coordinate the project with regulatory agencies and serve as a liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams.
  • Manage project staff, scope, budget, schedule, and client expectations in accordance with sound management practices, and Stantec’s project management standards.
  • Provide customer support and grow client relationships.
  • Provide Quality Control and Independent Review of deliverables.
  • Assist with the implementation of Stantec’s Health and Safety program.
  • Instruct, mentor, and assist junior staff in their career development.
  • Market the firm’s engineering and multi-discipline capabilities to secure new clients and enhance relationships with existing clients.
  • Prepare statements of qualification and proposal responses for potential projects.
  • Develop scope of work, and negotiate fees and contract terms for project work.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Bachelor or higher degree in Engineering (Civil, Transportation or Environmental)
  • PE License in Washington
  • PMP professional designation preferred. Demonstrated successful project management examples/experience will be considered as equivalent to PMP designation.
  • 15+ years of experience in field of civil engineering


Stantec is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,  gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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