Stantec Principal/Senior Project Manager - Oil and Gas Engineering in Bakersfield, California

As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Oil & Gas industry is changing — and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change.

Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world. We are looking for established and emerging leaders who are interested in being part of this thriving community of outstanding professionals who combine strong consulting and business development skills with a strong technical foundation to foster and expand a network of excellent client relationships in the Oil and Gas industry, with a focus on the gas transmission market.

Your Opportunity

Primary focus on client account development, sales, and delivery of the full spectrum of consulting services to deliver strategic value to our clients in the natural gas transmission market. In particular, play a key role in growing engineering, design and drafting services for the natural gas pipeline and natural gas facilities industry.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Actively develop commercial strategies to pursue and win new business opportunities that result in significant revenue growth with the target natural gas transmission clients.

  • Develop new client relationships and expand existing relationships by delivering strategic consulting advice, excellent value, and quality service.

  • Maintain a pulse on industry business cycles and prioritize sales efforts toward high-potential, top opportunities.

  • Manage business opportunity capture efforts utilizing technical understanding to develop proposals, including written content, pricing, presentations, and contracting.

  • Contribute to leadership and management of project execution activities in support of clients’ natural gas transmission and other major capital projects.

  • Lead consulting engagements by acting as technical or project management roles.

  • Build, grow, and manage a high-performance team, serving as a leader and mentor to consultants.

  • Identify emerging talent and work with them to reach their full potential; ensure rising stars are nurtured, developed and given new areas of responsibility.

  • Meet business health & safety performance standards, financial targets, overall project budgets and schedules, client satisfaction/expectations, and internal risk.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • In-depth understanding of the natural gas transmission market and the companies operating in this market, including existing relationships that can be leveraged into new business.

  • Business acumen to understand business risks and challenges, and to recognize opportunities to provide enterprise-wide solutions for clients.

  • Demonstrable track record in delivering multi-million dollar sales results annually, including successfully winning large and strategic projects.

  • Recognized technical expertise and an established reputation in the local marketplace.

  • A strong commitment to safety.

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

  • Prior to employment with Stantec, this position will require the successful passing of a drug screen.

Education and Experience

  • Degree in in mechanical, process, electrical or civil engineering, construction management or related field.

  • 15 years of consulting experience including substantial experience with the natural gas transmission and/or distribution market in the Western US.

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: Project Manager

Primary Location: United States-California-Bakersfield

Other Locations: United States-California-Walnut Creek

Organization: BC-2067 Oil & Gas-US Pacific

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Oct 10, 2018, 4:00:31 PM

Req ID: 1800010N