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Stantec Senior Civil Engineer in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Senior Civil Engineer - ( 210000H3 )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Join our team in our Virginia Beach, Richmond, or Williamsburg, VA offices as we create new ways to tap into water’s vast potential. Stantec has an immediate need for a Senior Civil Engineer in our Environmental Services group. Stantec is a leader in the stormwater and coastal storm risk management industry with a deep bench of both local and national expertise. Our strong engineering team continues to grow, so it is an exciting time to join us as we continue our success and create more opportunities for our staff’s growth and development. If you have the high-quality engineering expertise that we embrace and want to contribute to the industry in an impactful way, join our team!

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Work under minimal supervision with broad guidelines, to assign, review, and evaluate the performance of new project orders; directing interdisciplinary project teams as needed to ensure project needs are met.

  • Strong project leadership to help ensure conformance with Stantec’s Project Management Framework (PMF).

  • Ensure strict compliance with contractual requirements.

  • Coordinate with Stantec leadership and client contacts routinely to explore future opportunities, budget planning, and staff resourcing needs.

  • Primary responsibility for the development of fee proposals for a variety of sizes and complexities, working with other task managers as needed to address all technical disciplines.

  • Oversee the design and evaluation of site civil development projects.

  • Lead urban drainage design efforts.

  • Assist with Renewable Energy planning and design.

  • Lead multidisciplinary Federal pursuits / projects.

  • Assist with coastal storm risk management design.

  • Assist in the development of stormwater master plans.

  • Assist with inspection and plan review services.

  • Assist with field assessments for the project types described above.

  • Conduct peer and quality reviews on all applicable projects.

  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned by management.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Must have a high attention to detail, strength in time management and organizational skills, and good written and oral communication.

Strong project management credentials, including but not limited to scoping, establishing schedules, project plan development, and routine tracking/reporting throughout project implementation.

Proven capabilities / expertise in civil planning and design in Virginia (including but not limited to:

  • Site design, utilities layout / design, resilience planning, renewable energy, or heavy civil infrastructure for coastal storm risk management).

  • Knowledge of ecosystem restoration practices, crediting methods, and design preferred.

  • Knowledge of Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) design manuals, procedures, and contracting requirements preferred.

  • Knowledge of Federal pursuits / projects including Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) and the Federal specification process preferred.

  • Skill in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Project).

  • Good relationships with local, state, or federal agency staff in Hampton Roads preferred.

  • Ability to either work out of Stantec’s Virginia Beach, Richmond, or Williamsburg office or commute to one of the preferred offices a minimum of two (2) days per week (expectations may be adjusted due to the on-going pandemic).

  • Ability to travel within Virginia on a daily basis on short notice.

  • Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner, both in writing and in person, with clients, employees and the general public.

  • Ability to present to both small and large groups on a wide range of projects.

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to walk 2-4 miles per day in rough terrain.

  • Ability to work in a highly automated design office environment.

  • Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science (minimum) in Civil, Water Resources, Biological Systems, Environmental Engineering, or other closely related degree required. Masters preferred.

  • Minimum of 8 years prior experience in a civil engineering-related role preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years prior experience with large project or contract management responsibilities required.

  • Professional Licensure (P.E.) required.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

  • Virginia DEQ Dual Combined Administrator certification preferred.

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. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Virginia-Williamsburg

Other Locations : United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-Virginia-Fredericksburg, United States-Virginia-Richmond

Job : Civil Engineer

Organization : BC-2034 Environmental Services-US Virginia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 1, 2021, 7:00:22 AM

Req ID: 210000H3

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