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Stantec Principal Engineer (Water) in Leeds, United Kingdom

In our role as Strategic Planning Partner, Stantec is working in partnership with Yorkshire Water and wider stakeholders to develop innovative, sustainable and efficient solutions to their needs by applying genuinely new ways of working. We are looking for driven individuals who think differently and love to challenge conventional thinking to join us in a growing, collaborative team of likeminded engineers working to meet the unprecedented industry-wide efficiency and environmental challenges.

Currently we are looking to recruit a Principal Engineer to join our Water team in Leeds. This is a chance to join a dynamic team, supporting the delivery of a variety of projects as part of a major capital investment programme. Day to day you will provide technical solutions and advice, mentoring and development of other engineers and support to Project Managers and Team Leaders. You will provide technical expertise to ensure that projects are delivered to cost, schedule, technical and quality standards to meet both client and Stantec expectation.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a global engineering firm that are expanding in the UK. You will work within professional and collaborative teams all with the same aim of delivering world class solutions for our clients and the communities around us. On a personal level, you will learn and develop, and our goal is to aid your career progression and increase your job satisfaction.

About you

To be considered for this opportunity you must be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering or other relevant subject with experience within the water industry. You must also be an Incorporated or Chartered member of a relevant engineering institution e.g. ICE, CIWEM.

Ideally, you’ll have previous consultancy experience in the regulated water industry. You will have experience of leading and developing civil engineers and managing other technical professionals to achieve holistic technical outcomes. Most importantly, you’ll embody our values and ethos of client focus and service excellence.

We are seeking civil engineers across all areas of water and wastewater infrastructure / networks and treatment. Due to the nature of upcoming projects, ideally, you will also have experience in one or more of these technical areas:

  • Sustainable Urban Drainage and Surface Water Management

  • Trunk Mains and Large Diameter Pipeline Design

  • Service Reservoirs

  • Clean Water Treatment

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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