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  Water Resources Engineer - ( 240001AV )DescriptionGrounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts are leaders in their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.Your OpportunityThis is a multi-disciplinary Water Resource Engineer position that requires strong knowledge of civil/environmental engineering practices and principals along with understanding and appreciation of biological and ecological science. Candidates must have a BS or MS degree in a relevant engineering discipline. Applicants for this position must have strong writing and communication skills and should be familiar with relevant civil engineering software. Five to ten years of experience with experience and interest in hydraulics and river mechanics is a plus.Flexible Location: Any New England office location will be considered depending on candidate experience. Northampton, MA is preferred.Your Key ResponsibilitiesThis position provides substantial opportunities for collaboration with scientific disciplines as part of Stantec’s holistic Environment Services program.

  • Desktop and field studies supporting a broad spectrum of water resource engineering projects focused on assessment and design for aquatic habitat restoration including:
    • Dam removal
    • Culvert replacement
    • Flood risk assessment
    • Coastal resilience
    • Stream restoration and enhancement
  • Writing and preparation of documentation and engineering design materials
  • Hydrologic/hydraulic modeling

QualificationsYour Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Drafting skills, including experience with AutoCAD software / Civil 3D
  • Good understanding of mathematics and engineering mechanics
  • Ability to creatively apply technical knowledge
  • Ability to perform fieldwork
  • Attention to detail, positive attitude, and desire to support team success
  • Working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS
  • Experience with surface water hydrology and hydraulics
  • Experience working and recreating in and along waterways
  • Experience and interest in hydraulics and river mechanics is a plus

Education and Experience

  • BS or MS degree in civil or environmental engineering discipline
  • EIT certification required
  • PE preferred
  • 5 years of experience

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. Travel requirements are flexible.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 have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, 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 family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.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 : United States-Massachusetts-NorthamptonOther Locations : United States-Maine-Portland, United States-Connecticut-New Haven, United States-Massachusetts-Quincy, United States-Vermont-South Burlington, United States-Massachusetts-Burlington, United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-Connecticut-Hartford, United States-New Hampshire-AuburnOrganization : BC-1956 EnvSvcs-US East NortheastEmployee Status : RegularJob Level : Individual ContributorTravel : Yes, 10 % of the TimeSchedule : Full-timeJob Posting : Mar 20, 2024, 5:35:10 AMReq ID: 240001AV


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