Coastal Engineering Leader, Water

at Stantec Inc.
Location Not Specified, Texas
Date Posted July 31, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Coastal Engineering Leader, Water - ( 220001WE )


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 Consulting Services Inc., seeks a Senior Coastal Engineering Leader in the rapidly growing Coastal and Flood Protection Engineering Practice. Our Texas team leads and supports a wide variety of large civil works and water resource projects in the Gulf Region and across the US. Team members are expected to be able to lead and build a growing team, develop clients, mange large civil works projects and contribute technically in several areas of engineering. Your experience and expertise should be in at least one of the following areas.

Large Civil Works Projects

Flood Mitigation Projects

Natural Hazards and Coastal Risk

Coastal Structures and Waterways

Coastal Management, Environmental Restoration, and Enhancement

Your Key Responsibilities

Manage key client relationships and bring in new clients including large coastal programs with a focus on Texas and the Gulf States.

Maintain and enhance our reputation with clients, approval agencies and industry professionals as an outstanding service provider.

Lead and support the business in decision making such as overall strategic direction, goal setting, identifying clients, market challenges and opportunities

Prepare proposals and lead technical aspects of marketing efforts.

Conduct or oversee personnel involved in coastal investigations and planning.

Track performance of projects, from client and Stantec perspectives. This includes cost, schedule and quality performance requirements

Support and mentor others within the group and help build Stantec's growing coastal team.

Enhance the reputation of Stantec through preparation and presentation of papers at professional society conferences and seminars.

Demonstrate understanding of principles and practices for coastal engineering, coastal protection, flood mitigation, coastal hydrodynamics, wave theory, and sediment transport mechanics.

Provide project leadership for on-going resiliency projects throughout the Gulf.

Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate detailed phases of the coastal engineering work in marine related projects.

Perform coastal engineering design and modeling and/or review the design and drafting work of coastal engineers, designers or drafters.

Remain current on regulatory policy and rule changes and may establish working relationships with regulatory officials.

Maintain high standards of delivery, quality, flexibility, and innovation.

Conduct peer and quality reviews on all applicable projects.

Coordinate with Stantec leadership and client contacts routinely to explore future opportunities, budget planning, and staff resourcing needs.

Other duties or responsibilities as assigned.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Demonstrated project experience through professional publications and presentations.

Demonstrated successful experience in decision making, including making sound defensible business decisions; and identifying, assessing, evaluating and solving complex problems.

Strong project management credentials, including but not limited to scoping, establishing schedules, project plan development, and routine tracking/reporting throughout project implementation.

Performing or leading quality assurance reviews for coastal projects.

Demonstrated experience performing or managing a team in the preparation of design plans and specifications for bidding and construction purposes.

Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to conduct effective client and agency presentations, written technical report preparation, as well as effective skills working in diverse team environments with staff, clients, and stakeholders.

Ability to complete design calculations for coastal and civil engineering practice: including marine structures, rubble mound structures, geotechnical/foundation designs, hydrodynamics/fluid mechanics, drainage and flood control infrastructure, dredge/fill, and sediment disposal site designs.

Ability to perform coastal engineering analysis in support of coastal flood hazard studies under a predefined framework, specifically wave runup/overtopping analysis, and wave overland propagation analysis.

Application of numerical modeling tools for simulating circulation, waves, water quality, sediment transport, or mixing (e.g. ADCIRC, Delft3D, SWAN, Mike, CORMIX).

Education and Experience

Bachelor of Science degree in Civil, Coastal with 20 years of experience in one of the areas of expertise listed above.

Current registration as Licensed Professional Engineer (PE).

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.

Primary Location : United States-Texas-Houston

Job : Business Development Professional

Organization : BC-1773 Water-US Gulf

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 19, 2022, 7:06:22 AM

Req ID: 220001WE

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

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