Stantec Senior Structural Engineer in Anchorage, Alaska
At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertake—whether at the local, regional, or watershed level— thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.
As a Structural 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 are 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 successfully and efficiently execute projects and consulting services resulting in client satisfaction and on-time delivery.
Your Key Responsibilities
Responsible for large projects of high complexity
Leads an engineering Team responsible for evaluating, selecting, specifying, and engineering all structural engineered systems or products for a project
Assist in preparing estimated structural manpower requirements, schedules, and other pertinent data; participate in preparing fee proposals, conducting fee negotiations, preparing contractual agreements
Prepare design concepts and explore design alternatives as directed; ascertain that all code requirements are met and foundation conditions are acceptable; and coordinate with building officials when necessary
Exercise judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria
Interface with and support multi-discipline architectural / engineering teams
Coordinate with regulatory agencies and serve as a liaison between clients and agencies, subcontractors, and design teams
Leads the preparation and coordination of the project specifications with construction and structural documents
Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate structural engineering work
Participate in project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor, sub-contractors, and vendors
Participates in constructability review
Conducts quality assurance and quality control on own projects and projects of peers
Leads and provides guidance in the development of new standards and specifications for the structural group
Manage project staff, scope, budget, schedule, design, and client expectations in accordance with sound management practices, and Stantec's project management Framework
Market the firm’s engineering and multi-discipline capabilities to establish new clients and enhance relationships with existing clients
Oversees and manages multiple projects
Supervises and mentors junior level staff
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Requisite knowledge, interpretation, and application of structural design codes, standards, and applicable building codes
Strong understanding of all phases of project document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications
Strong knowledge of structural systems, means and methods, materials, and industry standards
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
Thorough understanding of structural engineering concepts and ability to communicate ideas to others
Experience with structural design for commercial buildings, pipe racks, vessel and tank foundations, aviation structures, minor transportation system structures, and pile and concrete foundations
Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite
Requires experience producing 3D models and 2D structural engineering drawings using Revit and AutoCad
Requires experience using structural engineering/finite element analysis software such as STAAD, S-Frame/S-Steel and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
Demonstrated leadership experience in professional engineering organizations or equivalent at the professional level
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil or Structural Engineering, Master of Science preferred.
Minimum 10 years of experience in a similar role.
Licensed Alaska Professional Engineer in Civil and Structural engineering required.
- If you have a PE and SE License in another state, you must be able to obtain the Alaska PE and SE License within six months of employment.
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: Structural Engineer
Primary Location: United States-Alaska-Anchorage
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 180000PV