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Stantec Civil Engineer - Water/Wastewater in Chicago, Illinois

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 Chicago office of Stantec is seeking qualified applicants for a Civil Engineer to work as a team member to support large and small projects for new and existing clients in the water, wastewater, stormwater, and flood control sectors of the Chicago market. Opportunities to support water resources projects in other geographies may also arise.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting engineering and senior project staff in producing high quality work products for our municipal water and wastewater clients. Tasks may include: performing engineering calculations, preparing detailed design drawings and specifications, preparing planning and technical engineering reports, hydraulic modeling, research, data entry.

  • Interacting with local and remote clients, staff, permitting agencies, and other consulting firms in the execution of engineering projects.

  • Supporting project management activities associated with the planning and execution of municipal engineering projects.

  • Participating in local efforts to identify, pursue, and win new projects adn work.

  • Assisting with site visits and field investigations as necessary.

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

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and Access.

  • Experience with GIS and CAD software preferred, but not required.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking experience.

  • Past success working as part of high-performing teams.

  • Commitment to client satisfaction and the delivery of high-quality work products.

  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize, and take direction.

  • A thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of civil and/or environmental engineering.

  • An appreciation of the importance of water and wastewater infrastructure and a desire to contribute to this industry and the world.

Education and Experience

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

Licensed Professional Engineer.

Minimum of 5-8 years of experience.

Or the combination of education and experience to qualify for licensure within one year of hire.

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-Illinois-Chicago

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190000LS