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Stantec Discipline Engineering Manager in Denver, Colorado

Discipline Engineering Manager - ( 240001AA )


At our core, we are a community. Together, we exercise creative thought, developing engineering and designs as individual as the people and projects we touch. From approval and permitting to design and construction management services, we put the goals of our clients and their communities at the center of everything we create. Join us as we assist mining companies in getting mined materials to communities around the globe.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking candidates to join our US Mining, Minerals and Metals Team as the Discipline Engineering Manager. The candidate will be responsible for developing the Discipline Engineering Team to deliver mining projects to our clients. The successful candidate will be required to manage a multi-disciplinary team comprised of Electrical/Automation, Mechanical, and Structural Engineers, Designers, and Technical Leads.

Your Key Responsibilities

Technical Leadership

  • Be a servant leader and lead by example.

  • Lead and contribute to an innovative and collaborative work environment where creativity is valued and encouraged.

  • Provide leadership and guidance related to proposals, contracting, project execution methodology, and internal/external client relations and management.

  • Establish discipline engineering framework and organizational structure for the delivery of multi-disciplinary projects, ranging from scoping studies to detailed design and construction execution.

  • Develop and drive safety programs, training, and policies, and promote and manage the health and safety performance of project team members and subcontractors.

  • Work closely with the regional leadership team in developing the overall discipline engineering capability across the Mining business line and collaborate closely with Energy and Resources Integrated Design managers and resources, as well as, Latin American, Pune, and Manilla staff.

  • Establish policies, procedures, systems, and controls required for the efficient execution of multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Provide oversight and direction regarding change control processes and quality assurance of multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Direct and/or assist with the proposal effort for multi-faceted discipline engineering projects.

  • Lead, develop, and manage new and existing client and subcontractor relationships. Work with senior leadership and account managers to identify and support these opportunities.

  • Lead by example with active support of internal policies and practices, including risk management, project management, and quality management.

  • Ensure departmental procedures, checklists, guides, etc. related to quality are being followed.

  • Craft new procedures to improve quality and efficiency as project delivery methodologies evolve.

  • Grow internal and external networks to enhance Stantec reputation and identify additional talent to join our team.

  • Mentor and train future leaders, including development of succession plans for key positions.

  • Promote and lead collaboration and teamwork across business lines and geographies.

  • Provide technical and constructability advice, analyses, designs, and plans.

  • Follow safe work practices and adhere to company and client guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.

  • Lead efforts to support resource allocation, including forecasting and coordination with Project Managers to ensure projects are adequately staffed.

  • Develop, oversee, and review discipline engineering planning and staffing for incoming projects.

  • Identification of specific recruitment needs and, working with the respective group supervisor, lead the hiring process.

  • Work with each team member to support them in their career development including performance management as required. Communicate expectations to direct reports and measure performance.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proven experience in mining infrastructure sector leading multi-disciplinary engineering design projects.

  • Advanced technical writing skills, organizational skills, technical leadership abilities, oral communication skills, and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work and make decisions independently.

  • Demonstrated successful experience to initiate and maintain relationships with local/regional staff and key staff from other locations within Stantec, and with existing and prospective clients.

  • Demonstrated successful experience in client service management, including the ability to interface with clients and to build and maintain lasting, positive relationships.

  • Demonstrated successful experience in supervision and leadership, including defining and setting the direction for teams and projects; strategy development; and change management.

  • Proven experience in project planning and execution; inclusive of engineering discipline progression, required input/outputs, software/deliverable requirements/interfaces, schedule sequencing, engineering support to mining/procurement/cost estimating, engineering progress measurement, and change management.

  • Willingness to travel occasionally (10%) to client sites, other Stantec offices, and attend/lead business development events.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Electrical/Automation, Mechanical, Structural, or related Engineering discipline.

  • Master’s degree or foreign equivalent is preferred.

  • Active Professional Engineering license in a related discipline is preferred.

  • 10 years of relevant experience in multi-disciplinary mining infrastructure projects.

  • Demonstrated leadership record for large teams winning and executing multiple phases of engineering projects (from conceptual level through detailed design and into construction/execution).

  • Valid driver’s license.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This role is intended to be office based in Phoenix, Arizona, specifically located in the Chandler office. Relocation assistance would be considered for an appropriate candidate.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. At Stantec, we live our corporate values every day. The experience will forever shape your future. #FeelingEnergized

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Salary Range(s):

  • $128,200 - $192,300 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CO and HI

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Arizona-Chandler

Other Locations : United States-Utah-Salt Lake City, United States-Colorado-Denver

Organization : BC-1829 Mining-US

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 25, 2024, 2:21:08 PM

Req ID: 240001AA


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans