Project Technical Lead, Sustainability

Stantec Australia

Location: St Leonards

Job Type: Full time


Project Technical Lead, Sustainability - ( 220004B2 )


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

We are looking for a pro-active and motivated Senior Sustainability Consultant to join our growing Sydney team.

The successful applicant will have experience delivering sustainability on projects within the buildings sector and be able to work independently and self-manage deadlines.

The role will enable the successful applicant to continue to develop in a professional and personal sense and to forge a career path in a successful, award-winning consultancy. While the role will be focused on the property and buildings sector, there are opportunities to support the delivery of infrastructure sustainability as well as support broader carbon and climate change consulting work.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Develop analytical models for all kinds of building structures and prepare thorough and self-reviewed calculation packages

  • Provide required support to staff assisting on your projects to ensure clear direction, profitable outcome, QA adherence, risk management and team morale.

  • Represent Stantec externally to clients and play a senior and active role in managing these relationships.

  • Mentoring to more junior staff members

  • Oversee the documentation process and review evolving documents for technical correctness

  • Support clients on technical queries throughout the Construction phase by attending meetings and conducting site inspections.

  • Ability to deliver projects with minimal supervision

  • Clearly communicate sustainability recommendations and options to clients, authorities, contractors and project teams

  • Be a technical and strategic leader within the Section.

  • Adhere to Stantec professional standards, ethics and Stantec quality procedures

  • Contribute to the overall strategy and development of the Sustainability team and to our company culture.

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Sustainability, Mechanical, Environmental Engineering or other relevant discipline

  • Experience in NCC and other regulatory codes

  • Green Star, NatHERS and WELL understanding, plus accreditation and expertise in at least one

  • Experience with IES VE, EnergyPlus software is desirable

  • Previous experience working in an Engineering consultancy environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines

  • Problem solving mindset with strong interpersonal skills

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, please apply via the link below.

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



Primary Location : Australia-New South Wales-St. Leonards

Organization : BC-3013 Buildings-AU New South Wales

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Manager

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 2, 2023, 7:28:58 PM

Req ID: 220004B2

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