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Stantec Shared Use Path and Trails Design Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Shared Use Path and Trails Design Manager - ( 240000AS )


We create 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. The opportunities within Stantec are boundless. Come join our Transportation Roadways Team and work alongside others who share your passion to support communities through exciting and unique roadway projects.

Your Opportunity

Stantec's New England Transportation group is seeking a highly qualified Design Manager specializing in shared use path, trail and complete streets design with a minimum of 10-15 years of experience. This position is for an individual looking to manage multiple projects, lead technical design teams, coach and mentor junior engineers, build and maintain client relationships, and effectively represent Stantec at industry conferences, client meetings, and public events.

We are looking for a Design Manager who is passionate about designing shared use paths, trails and complete streets that provide a wide range of community benefits. Use your creative abilities to propose ways to transform railroad corridors, enhance multimodal connections, prioritize equity and accessibility, and help us keep Massachusetts at the top of the nation’s most Bicycle Friendly States! This position is flexible between our Burlington MA office and remote work. Our Burlington MA office at Blue Sky Center offers unrivaled amenities including an on-site fitness center, walking paths, secure bicycle storage, indoor and outdoor courts and games, golf simulator, café, and EV charging stations. The office is close to the Burlington Mall and Routes 3, 62 and 128 with ample on-site parking and plenty of lunch options nearby. Other regional office locations include Boston MA and Auburn, NH. Blue Sky Center Burlington | Where Brilliant Minds Meet - Blue Sky Center

Your Key Responsibilities

As a Design Manager, you will have the opportunity to pursue, lead, and work on a variety of shared use path and trail projects throughout Massachusetts. The selected candidate must be able to motivate and inspire teams to work together to achieve the goals of each project and organize the teams' efforts to consistently deliver designs on schedule. You will interact internally throughout the organization externally with clients, residents, business owners, and other firms. Specific responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain and enhance our reputation with clients, approval agencies and industry professionals.

  • Establish project objectives, procedures and performance standards and leading interdisciplinary teams on proposals, studies, concept through final designs, and construction phase services.

  • Identify appropriate resources and skill sets to achieve project objectives as well as managing contract terms, tracking and managing costs and schedule, and implementing measures necessary to stay on schedule and within budget.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Self-starter with proactive, get it done attitude.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in both office and virtual environments.

  • Demonstrated successful experience identifying, evaluating, and solving complex issues along shared use path and trail corridors.

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

  • Strong knowledge of AASHTO and MassDOT design standards, NACTO, APBP and other complete streets and active transportation design guidance.

  • Knowledge of complete streets funding programs and other related funding programs/sources for multimodal transportation improvements.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering.

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Massachusetts.

  • Minimum 10 years’ relevant experience in project management, preferably for shared use path/trail and Complete Streets projects for municipal and agency clients.

Position will primarily work in an office or virtual setting; may require some field work.

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-Burlington

Other Locations : United States-Massachusetts-Quincy, United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Work Locations :

Burlington MA

Organization : BC-1794 Transpt-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 22, 2024, 8:24:09 AM

Req ID: 240000AS


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