Stantec Project Manager, Willamette Water Supply Program in Portland, Oregon

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a Project Manager, experienced in Water, to be based out of the client office in Beaverton, OR, in the Portland, OR metro area.

Our Program & Project Management group pioneered independent project management in North America over 40 years ago, helping to define it as an over-arching profession distinct from architecture, engineering, and construction management. Exciting opportunities are available to join this passionate and talented group of professionals as we continue to set high standards for performance, innovation and service. This is a place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home. We help solve capital project challenges through the use of formal strategic and program/project management processes, enabled by project planning and management technology. Our professionals focus on managing program activities, expectations, and risk, while leading, supporting, and/or advising clients throughout all stages of the project life cycle. Our track record for success allows you to set the pace of your career.

Your Duties

As a Project Manager for the Willamette Water Supply Program , you will be responsible for delivery of assigned projects on schedule and within budget and in accordance with program performance specifications and program management plan requirements. Work environment is fast paced and dynamic. Applicant needs strong written and spoken communication skills. Position is at the Willamette Water Supply Program (WWSP) office located in Beaverton, Oregon. More information about the WWSP is available at

The primary responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Lead delivery of assigned project(s) from inception planning through construction close-out, including organizing and facilitating the interdisciplinary project team which includes safety, permitting, land use, and public outreach.

  • Preliminary analyses to support design decisions.

  • Identify and manage needs of diverse stakeholders (e.g., local governments, developers, property owners).

  • Monitor and control project delivery performance to verify project is designed and built in alignment with WWSP objectives.

  • Investigate risks, disputes, concerns, issues, and problems and proactively implement corrective measures in coordination with the Design Manager and Engineering and Construction Manager.

  • Provide weekly and monthly project status reporting, review weekly reports, conduct project meetings, and update project-level risks and mitigation measures monthly.

  • Support construction management and inspection staff with administrating construction contracts and resolving design issues during construction.

  • Attend meetings with construction contractors as appropriate.

  • Assist with resolving construction related issues and construction-related document reviews.

  • Participate in final inspection and issuance of certification of completion.

  • Support quality review processes.

  • Prepare reports and/or presentation for management.

  • Invoice review.

  • Support design guideline/specifications updates.

  • Work as part of an integrated consultant-client team.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Required Qualifications:

  • BS Civil or Environmental Engineering or similar

  • Minimum 7 years of project management experience in pipelines, reservoirs, water, wastewater, or water resources

  • Licensed professional engineer in the State of Oregon or ability to acquire in 6 months

  • Committed and experienced team player

  • Experience with major water infrastructure projects, preferably large-diameter pipelines

  • Drivers License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10-15 years of experience

  • PMP certification

  • Masters of Science in an Engineering field

Job ID 33561

# of Openings Remaining 1

Experience (Years) 7

Discipline Program & Project Management