At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertake—whether at the local, regional, or watershed level— thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.
The successful candidate will work on challenging and diverse tasks in a consulting and construction role that will require application of technical skills, project delivery, and leadership for construction projects. These projects consist of water pipelines, sitework for municipal water and sewer facilities, sewer lines, infrastructure systems including treatment plants, pump stations, and related infrastructure.
Please note: The hours of work for this position may vary based on construction schedules and may be impacted by seasonality of work.
Your Key Responsibilities
Supervises and administers construction inspection staff on a variety of small, medium and large sized projects of various types.
Oversees and administers health and safety policies on site, including educating and mentoring construction inspection staff on health and safety policies and procedures.
Assists in observing and reviewing projects during construction, monitoring conformance with plans, specifications, and other codes and regulations.
Assists in monitoring the progress of construction activities, ensuring cost, schedule and quality standards are met.
Reviews requests for payment draws from Contractors and prepares payment certifications to the project owner.
Communicates with and makes recommendations to the Project Manager, client and design team to resolve site issues.
Provides a public relations role to the public on construction projects.
Provides the Project Manager and/or client with updates on project progress or delays.
Reviews change orders and field orders for reasonableness of pricing and constructability.
Assists in obtaining necessary permits and licenses for timely opening of site.
Reviews plans, specifications, requests for information, submittals, construction schedules, shop drawings and pay applications (QA/QC).
Prepares documents and maintains file management of project-related information including correspondence, reports, and pictures.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Working knowledge of local, and provincial building codes, construction principles, techniques and procedures, occupational hazards and safety precautions.
Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation
Ability to prepare and interpret sketches, drawings and other similar material.
Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the project team, obtaining and sharing necessary information.
Strong organizational skills and understanding of task assignment and schedule.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to work efficiently and effectively within a team and independently.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity and innovation.
Working knowledge of critical path method scheduling.
Education and Experience
Technical degree/diploma/certificate in the construction industry or equivalent in a contract administration role with supervisory responsibility. Minimum of 5 years of experience.
Position will work in both a field and office setting. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Must be available to travel for out of town projects when needed.
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.
Job: Civil Engineer
Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Toronto
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Req ID: 2000017S