Stantec Civil Engineer In Training in Spokane, Washington

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.

Your Opportunity

This is a production oriented position to assist in the development and design of project drawings, details, and specifications within budget and on time, in accordance with current Civil Engineering knowledge and practices in the Aviation field. In a project role, you will need to be able to work independently as well collaboratively to complete design tasks, initiate tasks, and coordinate with the lead engineer for the successful completion of the project. Assignments may include field work, technical reports, preparation of construction documents, calculations, technical specifications and cost estimates. May also perform construction support services on project related work, such as submittal reviews, site visits and inspections. All work will be completed with direction from a senior licensed professional engineer.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Performs basic engineering calculations.

  • Assists in the preparation of engineering project documents, client presentations, client contact and communication pertaining to specific project deliverables.

  • Attends and assists in client, contractor, stakeholder, and regulatory agency meetings to gain a better understanding of client’s goals, site assessments, and vendor/equipment supplier contacts and coordination.

  • Assists in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.

  • Utilizes relevant software programs to prepare exhibits and complex working drawings. Continues to develop skills using software programs for design and/or drafting.

  • Assists in the review of shop drawings and submittals, responds to request for information, prepares site observation reports, and performs other contract administration tasks.

  • Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions through the proper and appropriate line of reporting.

  • Assists with the development of job specific discipline specifications.

  • Assists in the evaluation and selection of systems and materials.

  • Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating.

  • Trains less experienced team members in day-to-day activities including routine technical design, fundamental calculations, processing and company procedures.

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment.

  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings and other similar material.

  • Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Developing ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients and reviewing agencies.

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite and Adobe.

  • AutoCAD literacy, 3-D Modeling experience and proficient in Civil3D.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering from an accredited institution.

2 or more years of experience.

Possess EIT certification or have the ability to take the Fundamentals of Engineering exam within 6 months of hire.

Working toward licensure.

Typical office environment working with computers and sitting at a desk. 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: Civil Engineer

Primary Location: United States-Washington-Spokane

Organization: BC-2047 Water-US Northwest

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jul 17, 2018, 1:09:27 PM

Req ID: 180000ZH