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Stantec Sr. Project Manager in BELLEVUE, Washington

Sr. Project Manager - ( 230001O6 )


Many 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.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking motivated individuals to manage projects in our successful Water business in the Puget Sound area. Stantec offers industry leading benefits, opportunities for growth and advancement, supportive team members, and challenging projects that make a difference in our communities, our industry, and the world.

At Stantec, we believe that truly transformative work is born from a culture that values diversity. It’s our diversity of thought and expression that sets us apart as an employer—it is through our combined creativity, innovation, and expertise that we do our best work for our clients and have a lasting impact on our world. Stantec’s leadership sees our people as our most valuable resource and is committed to the health, wellbeing, and safety of our team. We have adopted a flexible work environment, including remote work as appropriate, so that our team members can deliver their best both in and outside the office.

Your Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading exceptional teams to deliver successful projects for our clients in the Water business. You will engage internally throughout the organization with staff at all levels, and externally with clients, members of business and professional organizations, regulatory agencies, subconsultants, and other firms. Specific responsibilities of a Senior Project Manager include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Developing and managing the approved scope, budget, and schedule on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Establishing project objectives, procedures and performance standards, and leading multi-disciplinary teams on proposals, planning studies, feasibility through final designs, and construction services.

  • Identifying appropriate resources and skill sets to achieve project objectives as well as managing contract terms, tracking and managing costs and schedule, and implementing measures necessary to stay on schedule and within budget.

  • Actively support proposal pricing strategies, cost proposal preparation, contract legal and risk reviews, and related marketing efforts needed to develop winning proposals.

  • Embracing Stantec’s internal policies and practices, including risk management, project management, and quality management.

  • Maintaining and enhancing our relationship with clients, approval agencies and industry professionals by providing exceptional service.

  • Providing mentoring and training for future leaders to support their career growth.

  • Promoting collaboration and teamwork across business lines and geographies.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experienced in organizing, planning, and executing projects from pursuit through closeout, involving internal personnel, subconsultants, and vendors.

  • Ability to make sound defensible business decisions, and identify, assess, evaluate, and solve complex problems.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Passion for team building and collaboration.

Education and Experience

  • Education: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a scientific, engineering, or related technical discipline.

  • Experience: Minimum 12 years of relevant professional experience, with at least 5 years of experience managing and/or coordinating projects.

  • Licenses/Certifications: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Washington (strongly preferred) or the ability to obtain within 6 months.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or ability to achieve within 1 year of hire is preferred.

  • Experience with Puget Sound clients preferred.

Overqualified? Underqualified? We have multiple openings – we welcome your application.

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. At Stantec, we live our corporate values every day.

  • We put people first

People are at the heart of everything we do; they give our work purpose. That’s why we listen to and design for the distinct needs of our clients—and those who live and work in the communities we serve. It’s why we prioritize the safety of everyone our work touches. And it’s why we define fulfilling careers for our own people, helping them set and then surpass their individual goals.

  • We do what is right

We approach every project as a partnership because our work creates a lasting impact on our clients’ communities. We are accountable to these communities—to strengthening them and making them resilient for whatever the future may hold. Integrity guides what we do, which means that we make the right choice even when it’s the tough choice.

  • We are better together

When smart, passionate, creative people come together, real possibilities are unleashed. As our own community expands, we welcome everyone’s contributions—diverse perspectives create extraordinary results. We draw on our global network to build the right team for each project because when we work together, no problem is too large or complex.

  • We are driven to achieve

We believe that transformation—in our work and in ourselves—is truly possible. We’re defined by our entrepreneurial spirit and our unwavering pursuit of not only what’s next but also what’s best. Bringing imagination and determination to every challenge, we leave no angle unexplored. As a result, we deliver the excellence that propels communities to success.

Join us and redefine your personal best.

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Salary Range(s):

  • $118,000 - $177,000 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in WA

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

  • Washington state employees are eligible to accrue 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked except for Seattle employees who accrue sick leave in accordance with the city’s paid sick leave law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Washington-Bellevue

Work Locations :

Bellevue WA

Organization : BC-2002 Water-US Northwest

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 7, 2023, 5:22:08 PM

Req ID: 230001O6

Stantec 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