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Civil Structural Engineer, Power & Dams

Company: Stantec Inc.
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Civil Structural Engineer, Power & Dams - ( 210000CV )


Join a team that has been partnering with our clients for more than 100 years to improve the quality of life around the world. When it comes to hydropower, dams, locks and navigation projects, we design with the next generation in mind. We operate with the strength of a $3B company paired with the agility of a specialized waterpower and dams group, to deliver some of the most iconic and cutting edge projects around the world. This proud legacy has fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading our team to design the world's most impactful waterpower and dam projects-projects vital to both local and global communities.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is currently looking to add a Civil/Structural Engineer to support our Pasadena/ California office, Power and Dams practice. The ideal candidate will have a strong background and interest in the field of civil engineering. This position applies advanced knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields, with specific emphasis in structural engineering related to medium to large concrete/hydraulic structures associated with dams, tunnels and hydroelectric facilities. The candidate must have familiarity with common methods for structural analysis and design of structures using relevant codes and standards. Applicant must be capable of working effectively with multidisciplinary teams and clients and be willing to learn from peers and supervisors. Work products will include field investigations of dams and appurtenances.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Participant on multidisciplinary teams in a virtual team environment as well as in an office environment.

  • Perform preliminary and detailed civil /structural analysis and design for concrete, steel, and masonry structures.

  • Preparation of studies, design criteria, design reports, plans and specifications, and quality assurance reviews of related designs and construction plans, and support of construction.

  • Organize, draft and coordinate production of various reports to ensure technical consistency and inclusion of appropriate documentation.

  • Inspect construction for compliance with specifications; review and approve drawings; conduct field inspections; review progress versus schedule.

  • Support multi-disciplinary teams on civil and structural engineering projects.

  • Evaluate alternatives and resolve technical questions.

  • Assist with preparation of budgets and scopes of work.

  • Serve as project engineer on projects and work on several projects concurrently.

  • Assist in project administration including writing reports, gathering information, drafting proposals, drafting correspondence, and completing progress reports.

  • Assist technical staff in field activities including site inspections, shop inspections, monitoring and other fieldwork.

  • Work in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guideline and policies.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to prepare complete, concise, and organized engineering calculations and analyses.

  • Experience with EXCEL and/or MATHCAD programs.

  • Will be based out of Los Angeles area, but requires willingness to work in a virtual team across offices and occasional project travel throughout Western US.

  • Strong willingness to be a part of a large global engineering company, and to work with teams in other offices around the world.

Education and Experience

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering.

  • California PE license or ability to obtain within the first year of employment.

  • The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills, multitasking ability, and excellent computer skills. The position also requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, report preparation, and the ability to work with engineering staff at all levels. Some travel may be required.

  • 5 years' experience in the design and implementation of large infrastructure.

Preferred Specifications

  • Master's degree with emphasis in structural engineering

  • California PE

  • Experience using finite element software such as ANSYS, LS DYNA and SAP2000

  • Supervisory skills.

  • Previous consultative work experience in structural design for hydraulic structures.

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.

Primary Location : United States-California-Pasadena

Job : Civil Engineer

Organization : BC-2242 Power & Dams-US West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 24, 2021, 5:41:20 PM

Req ID: 210000CV

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

Keywords: Stantec Inc., Pasadena , Civil Structural Engineer, Power & Dams, Other , Pasadena, California

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