Stantec Burnaby Office – Infrastructure Team Leader in Burnaby, British Columbia

We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, ship, ferry, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

The role of an Infrastructure Team Lead is to help build our Infrastructure business in the Lower Mainland, providing leadership and direction to a multi-disciplinary engineering design team. Acting as the Burnaby office liaison, you will coordinate directly with team leads from other offices across the BC region and beyond, building relationships with transportation colleagues as well as other business lines across Stantec. You will interface directly with clients and stakeholders to effectively manage project deliverables, with a focus on quality and team collaboration. You will be the local Burnaby office key point of contact for the BC Transportation Team, supporting regional leadership with meeting business objectives.

An Infrastructure Team Lead has the interpersonal skills to foster a positive team environment and support a culture of safety. Through your broad consulting background, managing local staff will include providing day-to-day technical coaching and guidance, mentorship, and taking responsible charge of work products.

As an office team leader, you will perform a variety of tasks which may include: design management, business planning, project management, client account management, resource planning, proposal writing, and quality management.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for a team of 15-20 engineers, project managers, technologists, surveyors, and planners.

  • Provide senior oversight for project managers and project engineers, including production of engineering drawings, technical specifications, opinions of probable costs (engineer’s estimates), engineering reports and required applications to regulatory agencies.

  • May be responsible for the review and sealing of own projects or the work of the others.

  • Manages the design and construction of projects.

  • Involved in the permitting process of projects, which may require meeting with clients, contractors, stakeholders, regulatory authorities, and reviewing agency personnel.

  • Organize and chair regular team meetings to review project and proposal milestones, confirm resource needs, review client expectations, facilitate inter-office work collaboration, and plan team building activities.

  • Attend and report out on progress and resource needs at monthly team leads meetings, including key performance indicator tracking.

  • Conduct market research, utilizing client relationships, to contribute to annual business planning efforts alongside fellow team leads.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong communication skills, including an aptitude for effective leadership and people management.

  • Comprehensive understanding of all phases of infrastructure projects, including conventional and alternative delivery methods for public and private clients.

  • Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and stakeholders.

  • Possesses excellent time-management skills; Thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting and efficient use of time and resources.

  • Thorough understanding of codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions.

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite.

  • Strong understanding of relevant design software, which may include AutoCAD, SAP2000, Synchro, AutoTurn, VISSIM, Civil3D, GIS, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, StormCAD, WaterCAD, and PondPack.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or related field & Licensed Professional Engineer. Minimum of 10 years of experience.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

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: Civil Engineer

Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Organization: BC-1158 Transportation-CA British Columbia

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Manager

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Nov 26, 2018, 11:30:11 AM

Req ID: 180002NU