Stantec Civil Engineer in Walnut Creek, California

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

The role of a Civil Engineer or Engineer-in-Training with Structural emphasis is to work on smaller projects and as a team member of larger projects under the guidance and supervision of a senior Structural Engineer. You should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project. This position requires application of knowledge of structural engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields, with a specific emphasis on hydraulic containment and industrial facilities; making decisions independently on fundamental engineering problems and methods, and capability of learning and performing more advanced engineering analyses with supervision. Supervision and guidance will relate largely to technical development, fundamental and advanced structural engineering concepts, project controls, and policy matters.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing complete, concise, and organized engineering calculations and alalyses.

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

  • Attend and assist 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.

  • Performing 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.

  • Experience producing 3D models and 2D structural engineering drawings using Bentley Structural/AEOCsim and Microstation, or Revit and AutoCAD.

  • Experience with the use of the finite element software STAAD, RAM, or SAP 2000

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in professional engineering organizations or equivalent at the student or professional level.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Experience

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


Minimum of 2-5 years of experience.

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 others’ 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-California-Walnut Creek

Organization: BC-2243 Water-Delivery-US

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jul 13, 2018, 1:57:58 PM

Req ID: 180000MB