Stantec

The Stantec community unites more than 15,000 employees working in over 250 locations. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy and resource, environmental, and infrastructure projects to life. Our work—professional consulting in planning, engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

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

Stantec San Francisco, California, USA
Oct 04, 2019
Intermittent - On Call
Your Opportunity & Key Responsibilities We are looking for an on-call biologist to serve multiple programs and clients throughout Northern California, Central Valley and Central Coast regions, to conduct a variety of wildlife, nesting bird or botanical surveys, data entry and analysis, preparation of supporting report documentation, preparation of regulatory permit applications, preparation of biological resource sections of California Environmental Quality Act and National Environmental Policy Act documents, and perform mitigation monitoring services. The position requires conducting fieldwork primarily in California as well as office-based professional work. This position works as part of a larger environmental services team and will likely require support to multiple Stantec offices. Travel will be a key component of the position and a willingness to travel is preferred. Your Capabilities and Credentials Superb observation skills are highly valued as are a keen interest in ecosystems. Individual must have computer and technology skills. Must have the willingness to learn new skills while conducting fieldwork in rural wilderness settings and flexibility in undertaking work assignments and work independently for long hours in the field as necessary. Must demonstrate a commitment to safety and exhibit that they possess the tools to promote safe behavior. Must have a good driving record and valid drivers license. Education and Experience Bachelor of Science degree in biology, ecology, botany or related field. 1 to 2 years of experience in environmental consulting or similar 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. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs. 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.
Stantec Rochester, New York, USA
Sep 24, 2019
Full time
Your Opportunity Stantec seeks an entry-level Wetland Scientist to join our Environmental Services team in NYS. Stantec has a small company feel that provides local services yet has offices worldwide and thus provides the opportunity for travel and expanding personal horizons and professional experience. This position provides an opportunity to work with and learn from our network of professional scientists and biologists and will focus on wetland but also support a variety of terrestrial and aquatic natural resource surveys. Your Key Responsibilities Responsible for using a Trimble mapping-grade GPS and other GPS enabled devices to guide and collect field data for field teams on both large and small-scale wetland delineations, natural resource mapping, vernal pool assessments, rare threatened and endangered species surveys, and other natural community assessments. Candidates should expect to spend much of their time at remote locations in the field and be willing to travel 1-2 weeks at a time throughout New York and beyond. Working long hours, outside, in variable weather conditions, over rough terrain is typical for this position. Technicians will be assigned a GPS enabled device and will be responsible for following the established GPS standard operating procedures. Your Capabilities and Credentials Prior GPS collection or navigation experience and use of map and compass A basic knowledge of natural communities, wetlands, plants, and/or soils Experience in writing articles or reports that focus on applied field biology Experience using mobile technology and troubleshooting electronic devices A desire and ability to efficiently and safely work long days in rugged field conditions A passion for the outdoors and getting off the beaten path Education and Experience Bachelor of Science degree in wetland science, environmental science or related field (or other qualifying experience). Minimum of 0-3 years of experience required. 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-New York-Rochester Other Locations:   United States-New York-Albany Employee Status:   Regular Job Level:   Entry Level Travel:   Yes, 20 % of the Time Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Stantec Walnut Creek, CA, USA
Sep 24, 2019
Full time
Your Opportunity Stantec is seeking a Mid-level Biologist to join our Impact Assessment, Permitting, and Compliance Practice in Northern California. The position is to be based out of our   Walnut Creek, Sacramento, Redding, Chico, CA or Anchorage, AK   Office.   Stantec offers flexible work locations, flexible work hours and a robust compensation and benefit package. As a Biologist, you will work in a highly dynamic team environment with other biologists/ecologists/water resource specialists, and land planning and regulatory experts. This position will include opportunities for both field and office work; it may also involve fieldwork during construction of projects and implementation of ecosystem restoration projects. In this position, you will contribute to multi-disciplinary project teams in all phases of the execution and delivery of siting and licensing of energy production, including renewable energy, and electric and gas transmission projects, as well as natural resource planning and management projects. As a biologist/ecologist, you will provide support and expertise in field biology, regulatory strategy, CEQA/NEPA analysis, and permitting. Specific background and expertise should consist of strong botanical, wetland, or wildlife technical expertise, and/or familiarity and experience with regulatory permitting. This position requires strong skills as a self-starter, with ability to balance work on multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and organizational skills are essential. This role may also include support to project management teams on dynamic critical infrastructure projects. Your Key Responsibilities Environmental consulting experience Experience working directly with clients. Possess California-specific biology experience (minimum 5 years). Manage tasks and projects according to approved scopes of work, and deliver quality reports on schedule and within budget Interact and interface with environmental regulators Assignments/projects are advanced in nature and require the application of mature knowledge. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Responsible for planning and conducting assignments/ projects having broad scope for independent accomplishment and coordination of difficult tasks. Develop, manage, and implement projects related to wetlands, biophysical impact assessments, environmental assessments, and regulatory approvals. Provide senior technical advisory relating to natural science and biology on multidisciplinary projects. Applies technical and business knowledge and methods to develop creative, effective, and economical solutions to address current and potential project issues. Assists in analyzing current and emerging technical issues, and implementing actions to proactively address market, business, regulatory, and/or economic issues. Present results to clients and regulators. Participate in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work Recommendations are reviewed for soundness of judgment; accepted as accurate and feasible. Provide supervision, training, technical direction and mentoring to more junior staff Executes specific technical tasks or requirements for medium to large projects. Qualifies as a Quality Reviewer and undertakes Quality Reviews of moderate to large deliverables. Contribute to and lead business development activities, including proposals, pre-qualifications, and relationship building with clients and prospective clients and industry colleagues. Experience leading and contributing to biological technical reports, environmental impact evaluation, siting reports, and environmental permit applications, including field surveys and reporting, resource and impact evaluations, preparation of NEPA/CEQA analysis and documentation, and Section 7 ESA Consultation. Experience leading environmental permitting of energy facilities, pipelines, and/or linear infrastructure projects in the western United States including: USACE 404 wetland permitting, CDFW 1600 Agreements and CESA permitting, RWQCB 401 certifications, and other environmental permitting. Experience with California Tiger Salamanders, California Red-legged Frogs, Giant Garter Snake, San Francisco Garter Snake, Alameda Whipsnake, San Joaquin Kit Fox, California Yellow-legged Frogs are a plus. Experience with and extensive knowledge of the biota in the western intermountain, coast, and desert region of the US, with knowledge and experience of state and federal wildlife protection regulations and guidelines for listed species. Experience with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Manage communications and deliverables under the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Review design and construction plans for consistency with permits and review and process amendments as required Review preconstruction surveys, protocol surveys, monitoring, plans, species relocation, monthly/ annual compliance reporting, jurisdictional delineations, and construction notifications Assist with preparation of CEQA/NEPA documentation Perform species-specific trainings Perform field audits and assist with managing field staff Assess and resolve compliance concerns Assist in performing construction schedule analyses Be a self-starter and team-oriented. Your Capabilities and Credentials Proficient in and consistently demonstrates and promotes policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training (if applicable). Advanced skills in technical writing. Skilled in communications and technical information exchange with clients, engineers and scientists, government regulators and agencies, and academia, as well as non-technical communication to the public. Disciplined approach to project execution and technical excellence. Ability to provide written and verbal direction on project delivery. Shows leadership in striving to continuously improve technical performance. Champions new ideas and initiatives, and creates an environment that supports creativity and innovation. Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships. Drives collaborative efforts within the region and beyond to deliver consistent, high quality and appropriately scoped technical work. At least five years of experience successfully executing technical aspects of complex projects. Proficient in MS Office applications. Good driving record and valid driver’s license required. OSHA 40-hour training required. Prior to employment with Stantec, a successful passing of a physical and drug screen will be required. Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree in Biology, or related field. Minimum 5 years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education (e.g., advanced degree) and experience. Professional designation (Certified Wildlife Biologist). Experience as a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP) and/or Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) is a plus. GIS experience is also a plus. Experience working on linear projects preferred. 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. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs. 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-California-Walnut Creek Other Locations:   United States-California-Nevada City, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-California-San Jose, United States-California-Petaluma Employee Status:   Regular Job Level:   Individual Contributor Travel:   Yes, 25 % of the Time Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Stantec Rochester, New York, USA
Sep 09, 2019
Full time
Your Opportunity Stantec seeks a Mid-level Environmental Scientist to join our Environmental Services team. Successful environmental scientists at Stantec have opportunities for professional development, are often tasked with learning new skills, and work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects. Stantec has a small company feel that provides local services yet has offices worldwide and thus provides the opportunity for travel and expanding personal horizons. Your Key Responsibilities Wetland Delineations and Field Surveys: Participating in both large- and small-scale wetland delineations, natural community mapping, rare, threatened, and endangered species surveys, function and value assessments, environmental permitting, post-construction monitoring, and wetland mitigation/restoration SWPPP/Environmental Inspections: Conducting construction and post-construction environmental inspection and monitoring to verify compliance with Stormwater and other environmental permit conditions Environmental Permitting/SEQR: Support preparation and development of NYSDEC/USACE Joint Permit Applications, including SEQR Compliance (Environmental Assessment Forms and Environmental Impact Statements); familiarity with NYSPSC Article VII, Part 102 and Article 10 preferred but not required Preparation of a wide range of reports and involving environmental regulatory compliance and environmental impact analysis; Regularly travel throughout Upstate New York and potentially the North-East and Mid-Atlantic Regions Work with multidisciplinary natural resources staff and be responsible for the safety and well-being of other field staff and perform tasks required for fieldwork such as workflow planning, scheduling, data collection and dissemination, reporting, and communication with project management, clients and regulators Your Capabilities and Credentials In addition to technical wetland delineation skills, selected candidates are expected to have proven communication and leadership skills, high ethical and moral standards, an excellent attitude, and high physical and mental stamina Candidates must have outstanding organization, planning, and problem-solving skills Candidates must be willing and able to spend long days on foot over uneven, remote terrain in inclement weather Selected candidates are expected to maintain a positive attitude, particularly in challenging environments and harsh conditions Mechanical skills, experience driving/navigating in remote locations, and previous experience with GPS and mobile technologies are required Prior experience and proficiency with GIS required Must have a high attention to detail Skill in Microsoft Office software suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) Skill in NYS SWPPP Permit compliance, including knowledge with MS4 requirements Effective technical writing and verbal communication skills Ability to traverse 2-4 miles per day in rough terrain and lift up to 50 lbs Ability to work both independently and as part of a team Education and Experience The selected candidate will have at least 3 years of environmental experience, including field experience delineating wetlands according to the Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual and the Regional Supplement to the Corps of Engineers and EPA Wetland Delineation Manual and the Regional Supplements in New York State. A Bachelor’s degree in an environmental discipline and knowledge of soils, vegetation, and hydrology is required. 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Stantec Pasadena, California, USA
Sep 04, 2019
Full time
The STANTEC RESEARCH group has on opening for a highly motivated, full-time professional level Civil/Environmental Engineer. The successful candidate will work on challenging, diverse and high-profile research projects associated with water, wastewater, water reuse, and energy/sustainability projects. This exciting opportunity provides substantial career growth opportunities. Your Opportunity We are currently looking to add an Environmental Engineer to support the STANTEC RESEARCH group in our Pasadena, CA office location. Your Key Responsibilities Prepare proposals focused on research topics from various outside funding agencies and organizations. Prepare proposals for client-funded research in support of municipal projects. Prepare technical papers for peer reviewed journals and present findings at selected conferences. Organize, draft and coordinate production of assigned sections of various reports to ensure technical consistency and inclusion of appropriate documentation. Lead and conduct desktop studies, literature reviews, and related investigations for various research projects. Plan, conduct and manage bench-, pilot- and field-scale investigations focused on water and wastewater treatment. Interact with client, regulatory agencies and other stakeholders to present and discuss all technical and non-technical elements of projects. Provide imaginative and innovative thinking to existing and new areas of research. Devise novel and detailed approaches in developing solutions for problems encountered. Travel required when requested. Education and Experience PhD in civil/environmental engineering. 1-5 years of experience is preferred. Specific expertise in water, wastewater, or energy (as relates to water) field. Extremely strong verbal and written skills. Evidence of writing skills will be requested. Strong problem-solving skills. Good organizational skills. Detail-oriented and accustomed to producing high quality work. Experience with report writing, developing technical proposals and preparing task budgets. Strong propensity and track-record for writing peer-reviewed journal articles. Experience working in a team environment. Hands-on experience conducting lab experiments and pilot studies. Knowledge of analytical chemistry instruments and techniques. 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 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Stantec Portland, Oregon, USA
Sep 04, 2019
Full time
Your Opportunity Stantec’s Environmental Services team is looking for a mid- to senior level NEPA practitioner and project manager with at least 8 years of experience preparing environmental documents pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The office locations for this position include: Bellevue, WA, Portland, OR, and the following California offices: Redding, Chico, Petaluma, San Francisco, San Jose, Walnut Creek, Sacramento, Rocklin and Nevada City .The primary duty of this role is to manage multiple planning and permitting projects for a wide range of government and non-government environmental clients across diverse geographic locations. Your Key Responsibilities Guide the NEPA planning process and oversee all aspects of a project, including client contact, budget control and invoicing, schedule, personnel allocation/planning, public interest facilitation, technical approach, and subcontractor involvement Working understanding and interrelation of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for California positions and working understanding and interrelation of the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for Washington positions Coordinate with clients, regulatory/resource agencies, local governments Manage technical studies and ecological resource assessments such as traffic analyses, air & noise analyses, socio-economic analyses, wetland delineations, habitat assessments, and other natural resource surveys Perform research, conduct environmental analyses (field and desktop), develop recommendations, and prepare technical reports under NEPA and CEQA (for California positions) and SEPA (for Washington positions) Prepare NEPA documentation including environmental impact statements (EISs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), Categorical Exclusions (CEs) Provide quality assurance and quality control for all final products to ensure technical accurateness and regulatory compliance Assist in the preparation of proposals and other marketing endeavors Your Capabilities and Credentials Thorough understanding of technical environmental impact analysis methods and sound knowledge of NEPA and CEQA (for California positions) and SEPA (for Washington positions) requirements and related environmental regulations Team oriented with strong capability to motivate others Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with experience either presenting at public workshops and/or facilitating meetings with regulatory/resource agencies Demonstrated experience managing multiple planning projects and ability to motivate self and others to overcome obstacles and achieve goals Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and to prioritize and balance sometimes heavy workloads to achieve goals while keeping up with a highly mobile and changing environment Must demonstrate an ability in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders, clients, and teammates Must be a highly motivated self-starter Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Team player with demonstrated ability to work well with others, to keep other team members aware of project and client needs Must have the ability to work in the field if necessary for long hours in all weather conditions Must be able to travel as needed for project assignments Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license Education and Experience B.S. in planning and/or related environmental discipline; Masters degree in planning and/or related environmental discipline preferred. Eight or more years of experience performing analysis, consulting, and providing recommendations for various types of clients 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. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs. 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. Job:   Environmental Scientist Primary Location:   United States-Washington-Bellevue Other Locations:   United States-California-Chico, United States-California-San Jose, United States-California-Petaluma, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-California-Nevada City, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-Oregon-Portland, United States-California-Rocklin, United States-California-Walnut Creek, United States-California-Redding Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com