Senior Environmental Engineer

  • Stantec
  • Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • Oct 22, 2018
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Management

Job Description

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

As an Environmental Engineer your role as a senior contributor on our professional consulting services team is to work independently on large projects of high complexity, and as a leader of a team or project through all phases of a project lifecycle. You will be responsible for developing and implementing an engineering discipline group equipped with up-to-date engineering and design tools and innovations, technical and supervisory capabilities, and operating procedures to efficiently execute projects and consulting services resulting in client satisfaction and on-time delivery.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Schedule,coordinate,and monitor field logistics for large regulatory programs.

  • Manage multiple projects/task orders simultaneously.

  • Establish project/task order objectives, procedures, and performance standards.

  • Lead multi-disciplinary teams on the preparation of technical reports including permit applications, technical memoranda, environmental assessments, and strategy and compliance documents.

  • Work with internal and client project managers to solve technical issues proactively.

  • Identify appropriate resources and skill sets to achieve project/task order objectives.

  • Track and manage costs and schedule and implement measures necessary to stay on schedule and within budget.

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

  • Provide mentoring and training for future leaders, including development of succession plans for key positions.

  • Ensure compliance with project plan and procedures.

  • Working understanding of policies and procedures for HSSE ,including client-specific training (as required).

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Expert level understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Ability to lead one or more teams through all phases of project document production.

  • Checks the work of others for accuracy and completeness and manages time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Participates and collaborates in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving problems.

  • Thorough understanding of engineering concepts and ability to communicate ideas to others.

  • Lead engineering role in projects with significant capital budgets.

  • Strong presentation and interview skills.

  • Provide overall technical leadership on medium to large sized projects and organizing multi-disciplinary design teams.

  • Perform, review, and provide quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of engineering calculations, detailed design drawings and technical specifications.

  • Mentor junior staff on engineering design, calculations, and development of technical specifications.

  • Serve as technical lead, interface with clients, engage local and remote staff, and interact with permitting agencies and collaborating with consulting firms in the execution of engineering projects.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD.

  • Working understanding of policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training (as required).

  • Must have a good driving record and valid Driver's License.

  • Must have completed 40 hours of Hazwoper training.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Civil, Chemical, Environmental, Water Resources Engineering & Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of 20 years of experience.

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.

Job Level

Senior-level  

Sector

Consulting