Stantec System

  • Water Resources Scientist

    Location US-MN-St. Paul
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/27/2018 5:35 PM)
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    Community Development
  • Your Opportunity

    We bring together the places that make communities feel like home whether it’s an urban park, a commercial plaza, or a residential neighborhood. We do this because we’re part of the community too and we care about the places where we live—just as much as you do. Join the team that truly designs with community in mind.


    Stantec's growing multidisciplinary office in Saint Paul, Minnesota has an opportunity for a Water Resources Scientist.  This position requires the flexibility to work in the office and on construction sites.  The majority of the work will be in the Twin Cities metro area.  However, there will be occasional need to travel for periods of several weeks for projects in Greater Minnesota or neighboring states.  This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated, energetic person who is interested in growth on a professional and personal level. We offer all candidates the opportunity to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment.

    Your Duties

    Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Conduct erosion control and stormwater compliance inspections and documentation on active construction sites.
    • Review and prepare erosion and sediment control plans and SWPPPs.
    • Interpret federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
    • Assist with NPDES program development and preparation of MS4 Permits and SWPPPs.
    • Interact and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams. 
    • Interact with and develop excellent relations with clients, regulators, and stakeholders.
    • Ensure QA/QC requirements and procedures are adhered to.

    Your Capabilities and Credentials

    The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications: 

    • B.S. in Water Resources, Natural Resources, Civil Engineering, or related field.
    • Minnesota driver’s license.
    • Knowledge of the Twin Cities metro area.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to work weekends as needed, as dictated by weather and construction needs.
    • Ability to travel to remote sites as needed for extended periods.
    • Prefer field experience in construction site stormwater compliance.
    • Prefer current technical knowledge regarding construction site BMPs.
    • Prefer knowledge of federal, state, and local regulatory requirements associated with stormwater compliance.
    • Knowledge of database management is considered an asset.

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