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Principal Water Treatment Engineer

Company: Stantec Consulting International Ltd.
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Search for City, State, Country, Zip Code Job InformationDescriptionMany 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.Stantec Water is seeking a Principal Water Treatment Engineer to join, and help lead, our thriving practice in Northern California which, over the past 50 years, has delivered many of the most significant drinking water projects in the region. In this consulting engineering role, you will lead talented multi-discipline teams that partner with municipal water systems to tackle a complex array of planning, design and construction projects. You will need to be self-directed, capable of leading and supervising diverse teams, and eager to mentor staff. You should demonstrate an enthusiasm for the water industry and Stantec's water treatment practice. You will participate in all aspects of the project lifecycle - getting to know our clients and their needs, partnering with business development personnel to develop technical proposals, delivering successful projects, and maintaining contact with clients after projects are complete. Although this position will be focused on winning and delivering work in the state of California, there will be opportunities to work throughout North America and abroad.Your Key ResponsibilitiesProject Technical Leadership: Lead the technical execution of water treatment projects, with an emphasis on treatment process and process mechanical systems. Promote teamwork and collaboration among disciplines and subconsultants. Uphold best practices in design and implement effective quality management processes.Technical Support for Project Pursuit and Delivery: Share your technical expertise in Northern California and across North America. Collaborate with others to solve technical and strategic problems, develop internal standards and best practices, and provide quality review for projects.Mentoring: Mentor young professionals who desire guidance on career development objectives and develop collaborative peer mentoring relationships. This mentoring can take any number of forms, including one-on-one guidance, involvement in Stantec initiatives and interest groups, and participation in industry associations.Technical Support for Regional Business Development Activities: Help position Stantec in the water treatment market and identify strategic project opportunities through face-to-face client interactions, site visits, technical training for client staff, and presentations on treatment technology, planning, regulatory frameworks, and other topics. Provide technical support for the pursuit and capture of projects by identifying key issues, developing technical solutions, developing proposal content, and participating in interview preparation and delivery.Corporate Branding: Participate in state, regional and national professional associations including American Water Works Association (AWWA), California-Nevada Section of AWWA, and Water Reuse Association. Attend and present at conferences, workshops, webinars, and training events. Become involved in committees.Additional ResponsibilitiesContinuously advance your technical experience in the following:Technical leadership of projects,Water treatment and residuals handling processes, andDrinking water treatment and distribution system master planning.Interact with clients, local and remote Stantec staff, permitting agencies and other consulting firms in the execution of engineering projects.Gather information, develop, and evaluate alternatives, and prepare engineering reports.Perform engineering analyses, modeling, and calculations and prepare detailed design drawings and specifications.Perform other duties as assigned.QualificationsYour Capabilities and CredentialsExperience with design of water infrastructure.Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and negotiating.Strong interpersonal abilities for working in diverse team environments with staff, clients, and stakeholders.Education and ExperienceBachelor's degree in civil, environmental, or chemical engineering.MS in related fields preferred.Minimum of 15 years of experience.Valid California Professional Engineering license or ability to obtain through reciprocity within 6 months required.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-Walnut CreekOther Locations : United States-California-SacramentoOrganization : BC-1840 Water-US PacificEmployee Status : RegularJob Level : ManagerTravel : NoSchedule : Full-timeStantec 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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