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Stantec Senior Process Engineer, Industrial Water in BURLINGTON, Massachusetts

Senior Process Engineer, Industrial Water - ( 230002VB )


Many of the world’s top engineers and scientists come together in our Water business because they view a community’s interaction with water a bit differently—as a single holistic system, rather than unconnected networks divided by jurisdictional boundaries. Working throughout the hydrologic cycle, we are delivering sustainable solutions to make sure water is where it should be and available when needed. Our experts guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. Every day, we help communities improve, reuse, and protect this precious resource for future generations. By 2025 we’re hiring 2,000 people (like you) to join our team. Grow with us, H2O+U.

Your Opportunity

Stantec's growing Process & Industrial Water practice is seeking a highly motivated Senior Process Engineer with industrial process, application, and operations experience to join our team. Office locations include Burlington, MA; New York, NY; Richmond, VA; Chicago, IL; Ann Arbor, MI; Minneapolis, MN; Columbus, OH to name a few. The candidate will support project proposal and application processes throughout the US and Canada with Focus on the US North Region within the following markets: Manufacturing, Energy, Power, Food and Beverage, Hi-Tech, Mining, and Pharma.

The role of the Senior Process Engineer is to productively network with a wide array of engineering, environmental, water and wastewater professionals on both technical project execution and related business development initiatives, as well as lead process evaluation and design efforts.

Candidate should be able to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer systems or products for a project, and will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations, design sketches and concepts, report preparation and field work.

Projects assigned may be broad, varied, and diverse in scope. You will analyze proposed projects to ensure safety, reliability, resource efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Business development/application activities range from intentional listening to client needs and identifying related solution opportunities to high level business strategies and implementation planning. Senior Process Engineers routinely assist in the development of detailed proposals for a wide variety of project settings.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Perform business development/application tasks and collaborate with staff to increase project wins and develop long lasting client relationships. Routine tasks include:

o Participate in business line teams to manage and develop proposals.

o client facing for business development contact, meetings, and presentations.

o scope of work documents and estimates

o division of responsibility (DOR) matrices

o collaboration with multiple business lines to develop opportunities.

o quality reviews

  • Perform complex engineering design tasks on assigned water, power and industrial process and wastewater-related projects through collaboration with a wide range of technical disciplines. Routine technical tasks include:

o design basis documents

o engineering calculations including mass and energy balances.

o engineering drawings

o engineering reports

o feasibility studies

o presentations to clients, regulatory agencies and/or project stakeholders

o quality reviews

  • Engage in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats.

  • Assist project managers with developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing, and schedule.

  • Lead others in developing and coordination of project construction specifications.

  • Conduct and/or coordinate quality assurance and quality control on assigned projects and facilitates independent technical review projects by others.

  • Reviews contractor/vendor submittals for adherence to Contract Documents and industry standards.

  • Involved in the permitting process of projects, which may require meeting with clients, contractors, interested stakeholder parties, reviewing agency personnel.

  • Coordinates with the regulatory review to seek final approval.

  • Assists in the development and updates of project design standards and guidelines; prepares abstracts and technical papers.

  • Manage a team of design professionals and technicians.

  • Mentor and supervise staff and develop high-performing project teams.

  • Assist with business development pursuits including proposal preparation and participation in interviews.

  • Interact with clients and management regarding status of project scope, schedule, and budget.

  • Apply and share experience/knowledge of design expertise.

  • Lead and manage preparation of construction documents including plans, specifications, and construction cost estimates.

  • Research and understand issues related to regulatory and other drivers that impact individual projects.

  • Ensure that projects' needs are met in a timely and effective manner.

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


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Can work well in a high-performance team environment without direct supervision.

  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Possess a hard-working and positive attitude.

  • Ability to perform mass & energy balance and hydraulic calculations.

  • Ability to quickly assess industrial process for core plant functions.

  • Ability and detailed knowledge of developing piping & instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs)

  • Ability to drive development of process control narratives to allow for programming of process control systems.

  • Ability to translate industrial process into clear diagrams.

  • General understanding of all phases of project document production, client procurement procedures, and regulatory approval processes.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Ability to effectively discuss project issues with clients, contractors, equipment suppliers/vendors, funding agencies and reviewing agencies; to deliver technical presentations in public forums in conferences and technical symposia.

  • Possess excellent time-management skills, thorough understanding of task assignment and schedule, budgeting and efficient use of time and available resources.

  • Understanding of local and regional jurisdictional codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions.

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite and Adobe.

  • Experience with other software, such as Fathom, Arrow, ASPEN.

  • PE license required.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical, Chemical, or Civil/Environmental Engineering from an accredited institution. Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum of 10 years of total experience, with 2 years of operational experience being a plus.

Licensure: Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred or ability to successfully obtain within twelve (12) months.

Typical office environment working with computers and working at a desk for long periods of time. 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.

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Salary Range(s):

  • NYC $123,700/Outside NYC $98,200 - NYC $185,600/Outside NYC $147,300 Min/Max Pay Range(s) for postings located in NYC/NY

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

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-Ohio-Cleveland, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-New York-Albany, United States-Virginia-Fairfax, United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-Ohio-Toledo, United States-Michigan-Ann Arbor, United States-Virginia-Richmond, United States-New York-New York, United States-Ohio-Columbus, United States-New Jersey-Rochelle Park, United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia, United States-Rhode Island-Providence, United States-Ohio-Blue Ash, United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Connecticut-Hartford, United States-New Hampshire-Auburn, United States-District Of Columbia-Washington

Organization : BC-1951 Water-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 7, 2024, 8:32:12 AM

Req ID: 230002VB

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