Water Resources Engineer

Waterloo, ON

Water Resources Engineer - ( 2400028P )


Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.

Your Opportunity

An opportunity exists within Stantec’s Community Development Team for an experienced Water Resources Engineer. The position will be based out of the Waterloo/London, ON office, but may require travel to other regional Stantec offices.

Your Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate, you will use your technical abilities to lead and/or complete the surface water resources component(s) of a wide variety of projects in a dynamic design team setting. You will report directly to the Team Lead and will have both technical and business development responsibilities. Other responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking the detailed studies, modeling and design tasks associated with surface water works in support of a wide variety of projects in both the private and public sectors. Assignments will primarily include stormwater management for development projects, but may also involve a variety of municipal assignments, Subwatershed Plans/Master Drainage Studies, floodplain delineation/management analyses, erosion control studies, etc.

  • Delegation and coordination of technical work to appropriate staff members to manage workload within the local group of 20 surface water professionals

  • Supervising and mentoring junior staff across a range of technical and professional development levels

  • Coordinating with engineers, technical staff and/or team members in various disciplines to ensure that the projects’ needs are met in a timely and effective manner

  • Serving as a technical expert during liaison with landowners, municipal/agency staff, and other stakeholders

  • Researching issues related to surface water resources that impact individual projects

  • Writing/reviewing reports and design briefs to document analyses

  • Taking responsibility for the quality of written, technical and graphic work in a senior review (QA/QC) role

  • Managing surface water related projects and/or tasks, ensuring completion of work on-time and on-budget

  • Lead and/or contribute to project proposals and budgets

  • This position includes exposure to a variety of projects and sectors, so experience with different sectors and clients would be considered an asset. Career growth opportunities stemming from the position include the potential for a leadership role locally and/or corporately.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks

  • Able to work in a team environment

  • Commitment to thrive in a proactive organization where client service is second to none

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Water Resources, Environmental Engineering, or similar discipline with minimum of 3 years’ related experience

  • Licensed Professional Engineer is preferred.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. 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.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Ontario-Waterloo

Organization : BC-1614 CommDev-CA Ontario West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 8, 2024, 1:11:24 PM

Req ID: 2400028P

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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