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Stantec Senior Climate Resilience Engineer / Project Manager- Northeast in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Climate Resilience Engineer / Project Manager- Northeast - ( 230003JY )


We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make a positive impact on the world around us. Climate change presents a new set of challenges, with extreme weather impacting infrastructure, the environment, and our communities. We have learned that our greatest influence on improving climate outcomes stems from the innovative climate solutions we provide to our clients. Come join us in creating the resilient and sustainable communities of tomorrow!

Stantec’s Northeast Transportation team is seeking a highly qualified Senior Engineer and Project Manager with expertise in climate resilient design. As a member of our climate solutions team, you will use your creative abilities to develop and deliver future-focused design strategies to make our transportation systems more adaptive and resilient to climate change.

This role has the potential to transform your career. You will lead and collaborate on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. You will contribute to a broad portfolio of climate adaptation projects in the transportation sector including culvert and bridge replacements, waterfront and aviation facilities, roadway and trail corridors, utility and asset management, regional system assessments, and statewide DOT initiatives. You will exchange ideas, best practices, and lessons learned with Stantec’s local and national experts in resiliency, modeling, and design. You will help develop and execute our resilience strategy in the Northeast transportation market and support national pursuits depending on your interests.

This role is location flexible between our Northeast offices and hybrid work.

Your Key Responsibilities

As both a Climate Resilience Technical Lead and Project Manager, you will pursue, lead, and work on resilience focused transportation projects throughout Northeast. These projects require creative solutions to help our public sector clients protect their infrastructure assets from the impacts of climate change and realize the full potential of each project.

You will evaluate each project through a climate lens. You will partner with our resilience planners to assess climate stressors and strategize on potential adaptation solutions. You will collaborate with clients, colleagues, and our consultant partners to explore opportunities to further enhance multimodal connections, prioritize equity and accessibility, protect and restore natural ecosystems, and meet climate action goals.

We are seeking an individual with the desire and ability to:

  • Expand and enhance our climate solutions practice in the Northeast market

  • Support regional and national pursuits in the transportation resilience space

  • Manage multiple transportation projects in a time-sensitive, fast-paced team environment

  • Lead interdisciplinary teams in the development of proposals, studies, and designs

  • Coach and mentor developing engineering professionals on future-focused design strategies

  • Motivate and inspire teams to work together to achieve the project goals

  • Organize the teams’ efforts to consistently deliver quality designs on schedule/budget

  • Represent Stantec at industry events, client and agency meetings, and public meetings


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Passionate about resilience and sustainability projects and initiatives

  • Excellent leadership, communication, organizational and collaboration skills

  • Self-starter with energetic and ambitious can-do attitude who can quickly collaborate and engage with colleagues, across the US and across disciplines, to contribute to a growing regional and national practice with limited supervisory support

  • Growth mindset with a strong desire to stay knowledgeable on trends and best practices

  • Knowledge of civil engineering and resiliency design principles

  • Demonstrated experience developing adaptation solutions for transportation assets

  • Familiarity with publicly available climate data and models

  • Strong knowledge of AASHTO and DOT design standards

  • Knowledge of state and federal resilience focused funding programs/sources

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in Civil Engineering or relevant engineering field

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in a Northeast state or the ability to obtain licensure within 6 months of hire

  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience on infrastructure projects for municipal and agency clients

This role is location flexible between our Northeast offices and hybrid work; may require some field work. Each of our regional offices offer a welcoming environment with flexible workstations, on-site amenities, and in-office events . Must have valid driver’s license.

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.

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-Burlington

Other Locations : United States-Maine-Portland, United States-Connecticut-New Haven, United States-Vermont-South Burlington, United States-Rhode Island-Providence, United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-Connecticut-Hartford, United States-New Hampshire-Auburn

Work Locations :

Burlington MA

Organization : BC-1794 Transpt-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 26, 2023, 11:33:50 AM

Req ID: 230003JY

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