Lead Civil Engineer - Drainage

Stantec Australia

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Lead Civil Engineer - Drainage - ( 2300007D )


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.

About the role:

The depth and breadth of our civil engineering expertise across Australia has enabled us to develop new customised project solutions, irrespective of scope, size, complexity or location and this integral position within our Melbourne based transport team will assist us manage drainage related works for the planning and design of complex, major transport infrastructure projects. Working collaboratively, you will lead the project and resources to deliver drainage related packages of work and develop innovative and cost-effective solutions.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Oversee and manage the drainage related scope of works (including stormwater management and flooding) for a portfolio of transport infrastructure projects

  • Ensure work output is of a technically high standard and activities are commercially viable for the business

  • Plan resource needs in consultation with project managers and ensure that projects are completed on time and on budget

  • Provide specialist technical input, advice and review of Transport infrastructure drainage design - servicing road, rail and airport projects

  • Supervision and mentoring of engineers

  • Providing specialist advice to team members and clients

  • Building strong relationships with client


To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering with a demonstrated 10 to 12 years’ experience in the delivery of MRPV or multi-disciplinary drainage design

  • Advanced working knowledge of investigation and design of stormwater infrastructure, including experience working with the latest ARR standards.

  • Demonstrated experience using 12D as well as other relevant stormwater software (eg; Drains, MUSIC etc.)

  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and encourage collaboration

  • Commitment to self-improvement and continuing professional development

What we offer

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

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.

  • 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

  • Professional Memberships

  • Salary Continuance Insurance (SCI)

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Programs

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

How to apply

If you are keen for a new opportunity and ready to make a difference, we welcome your interest in our team! Submit your application online including a CV and Cover Letter.

Notice to recruitment agencies : Please note that we do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies.

Primary Location : Australia-Victoria-Melbourne

Organization : BC-3050 Transpt-AU Delivery

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 18, 2023, 12:55:45 AM

Req ID: 2300007D

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