Senior Project Manager/Technical Lead, Conveyance Job at Advantage Solutions, Boston, MA

  • Advantage Solutions
  • Boston, MA

Job Description

Senior Project Manager/Technical Lead, Conveyance - ( 230003IW )


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

We are looking for a talented Conveyance Sr. Project Manager / Technical Lead focused on the planning and engineering design of water infrastructure projects who wants to be part of a purpose-driven organization that’s focused on helping our clients, colleagues and communities thrive. You will primarily be working on wastewater-related projects through collaboration with a wide range of technical disciplines. Our people are Stantec’s most valuable resource, and in joining our team you will be able to leverage your career experiences and expertise within a culture that values inclusion, celebrates shared success, and applauds ambition.

Joining Stantec’s global network of over 600 conveyance engineers, with a reputation as a go-to firm for conveyance services, you will be given the opportunity to grow your career by leading iconic water conveyance projects from first request through construction: shaping our established and talented local team and our North American Conveyance Sector. The role involves identifying, developing, pursuing, and winning projects with new and existing clientele to grow our conveyance trenchless condition assessment and rehabilitation business. The position requires leadership in the execution and delivery of technically complex conveyance projects and provides opportunities for thought leadership through collaboration with research and innovation teams in the development and deployment of innovative technologies. The successful candidate will be someone with strong leadership and communication skills, market knowledge, business acumen combined with innovative ideas, and a successful history of client relations and account management.

Does working with clients on great projects, with a talented team of professional’s appeal to you? Apply now and you can join some of the best technical people in the world and work on projects you can be proud of!

Your Key Responsibilities

  • You Manage a team of design professionals and technicians

  • You mentor and supervise staff and develop high-performing project teams

  • You perform business development/application tasks and collaborates with staff to increase project wins and develop long lasting client relationships. Routine tasks include:

    • Participate in business line teams to manage and develop proposals
    • Client facing for business development contact, meetings, walk-downs, and presentations
    • Scope of work documents and estimates
    • Collaboration with multiple business lines to develop opportunities
    • Quality reviews
  • You assist senior engineers/designers with developing and managing the project scope, budget, staffing, and schedule.

  • You perform complex engineering design tasks on assigned wastewater-related projects through collaboration with a wide range of technical disciplines. Routine technical tasks include:

  • Design basis documents

    • Engineering calculations including water, heat, and material balances
    • Equipment sizing and selection
    • Engineering drawings such as block flow diagrams (BFDs), process flow diagrams (PFDs), and piping and instrumentation diagrams (PIDs)
    • Engineering reports
    • Feasibility studies
    • Presentations to clients, regulatory agencies and/or project stakeholders
    • Quality reviews
  • You assist with the management of the design and construction of projects.

  • You develop project management plans for projects; establishes goals and objectives for unique and complex projects.

  • You are responsible for successfully establishing projects to achieve budget, schedule, and contractual obligations.

  • You conduct and/or coordinate quality assurance and quality control on assigned projects and facilitates independent technical review projects by others.

  • You are involved in the permitting process of projects, which may require meeting with clients, contractors, interested stakeholder parties, reviewing agency personnel.

  • You are accountable for making decisions on large projects. You coordinate with the regulatory review to seek final approval.

  • You manage projects of varying complexity within multidisciplinary teams

  • You research and understand issues related to regulatory and other drivers that impact individual projects

  • You assist business leaders in project revenue forecasting.

  • You oversee proposals including development of the scope and level of effort of comparable size.

  • You undertake decisions and recommendations governed by general policy and project management governance.

  • You supervise local staff and responsible for providing mentoring and coaching for future leaders, including development of succession plans for key positions.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • You inspire project teams to higher levels of achievement.

  • You consistently engage employees in discussions on job satisfaction and engagement and provide ongoing recognition and feedback to employees and teams.

  • Ability to perform mass & energy balance and process equipment sizing calculations and coordinate with other engineering disciplines including stress/structural, instrumentation & controls, and electrical.

  • Understanding of local and regional jurisdictional codes, legal and design requirements in relevant jurisdictions.

  • Strong ability to read and interpret 2D and 3D CAD drawings.

  • Understanding of construction methods, such as open-cut and trenchless (microtunneling, jack and bore, etc.) for sewer and water infrastructure, is considered an asset.

  • Understanding of water and storm and sanitary sewer rehabilitation, is considered an asset.

  • Demonstrates strong understanding of conveyance system construction elements as it relates to design in order to select construction methods and defining work area limits.

  • Experience and expertise with the design of conveyance projects in urbanized, congested areas.

  • Experience with the design of water, sewer, and drainage infrastructure 24-inches in diameter and larger.

Education and Experience

  • Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • Experience: Minimum of 15 years related experience in project management, preferably for conveyance and water infrastructure design projects.

  • Licensure: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) or ability to obtain license within 6 months.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is a plus.

  • Demonstrated successful experience in leadership, including defining and setting the direction for a team, project, and office; strategy development; change management; and corporate stewardship.

  • Travel to other offices as well as to project sites may be required.

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

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.

  • Stantec was ranked the 5th most sustainable company in the world and the 1st in North America by Corporate Knights for our 2020 performance.

  • In February 2021, Stantec announced a pledge to be carbon neutral for 2022 and achieve operational net-zero by 2030.

  • Stantec is the only engineering design firm that has been rated a Climate Leader with an A- score by CDP for the last three years.

  • Stantec has been named by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women. Additionally, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society selected Stantec as one of the Top 50 workplaces for Indigenous STEM professionals

Join us and redefine your personal best.

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.

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-Massachusetts-Boston

Other Locations : United States-Massachusetts-Burlington

Work Locations :

Boston Water St MA

Organization : BC-1951 Water-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 1, 2023, 10:39:19 AM

Req ID: 230003IW

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

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