Senior Civil Engineer - Water

Stantec Australia

Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Senior Civil Engineer - Water - ( 2300015G )


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

Job summary

Our established and growing Perth Civil team is looking for a Senior Civil Engineer - Water! Stantec have a strong pipeline of work in the Health, Defence, Land Development (subdivision) and Commercial sectors and are looking for passionate members to join our team.

About the role

Contribute to Stantec business goals by providing professional water and engineering skills in the areas of water and wastewater infrastructure, and broader infrastructure engineering. Provide total and integrated approaches to technical leaders and project managers to ensure that project outcomes meet or exceed both the client and Stantec expectations. Identify opportunities and develop business in the fields of water and wastewater infrastructure services in line with Stantec business strategies. Work with the Group Leader and Senior staff to develop Graduate and Intermediate staff in delivering technical excellence.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Manage and assist in the civil engineering, hydraulic modelling and feasibility/concept design of water and wastewater infrastructure as lead or member of a larger team

  • Provide technical expertise in water engineering to meet project needs and client expectations, including both modelling and planning.

  • Ensure all technical outputs conform to the project scope, are safe and are of appropriate quality (confirmed by independent review).

  • Work with local, national or global teams as required to deliver appropriate outcomes for the client.

  • Actively participate in Stantec Information sharing network including knowledge forums and other such initiatives that the Company may promote from time to time.

  • Support the development and expansion of the Company’s capability in the fields of water and wastewater planning, including obtaining new clients and/or new work from existing clients.

  • Support the development of other team members through technical advice and guidance.

  • Key resource in completing chargeable projects and acts as a key link between graduates and project technical leads/managers when required.

  • Promote our brand through client interaction.

  • Contribute to proposal and bid development to support business development activities, including preparing proposal material as required.

  • Complete all work in line with Stantec Core Values and in accordance with the Stantec Quality, Safety & Environment Systems and Project Quality Procedures.

  • Minimise and control risk by commitment to the Stantec Quality, Health & Safety programmes and ensuring proactive use of our project management systems.

  • Work towards a professional qualification and maintain Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

  • Other duties as reasonably required.

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Chartered Professional status with relevant engineering body (preferred)

  • Experience in the civil related design and delivery of land development and building projects

  • Ability to use initiative and think outside the box

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines

  • Attention to detail

  • Positive, can-do attitude

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Genuine Flexible Working Arrangements - Including work from home opportunities, provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • Option to purchase up to 4 weeks additional leave.

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs - Including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • A friendly team environment, with dedicated and enthusiastic staff committed to producing high quality service and deliverables

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About Stantec

The Stantec community unites approximately 25,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, resources, water, environmental, transport and infrastructure projects to life.

Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

How to apply

If this position is of interest and your experience and qualifications meet the desired criteria, please apply via the link below.

Please note that no agency applications will be accepted at this time.


  • Minimum of Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Chartered Professional status with relevant engineering body (preferred)

Primary Location : Australia-Western Australia-Perth

Organization : BC-3002 Water-AU Australia

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 7, 2023, 10:33:35 PM

Req ID: 2300015G

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