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Civil Engineer - EIT
210002Q1 Requisition #

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 has an immediate opening for an entry level Water/Wastewater Engineer-in-Training (EIT) in our Boise, ID office.  This is a perfect opportunity for a talented, team focused EIT with 2 years or less of design experience looking to challenge themselves on a professional level.

As part of our team, you will work to plan, design, and develop a variety of water infrastructure projects, supporting some of the region’s largest water, wastewater, and conveyance projects. You will perform a variety of tasks that may include conducting analyses and preparing project documents and reports, preparing plans and specifications, engaging with clients on technical issues, and coordinating with project teams and project managers.

Civil Engineers plan, design, and direct engineering projects such as pipelines, tunnels, water and sewage systems. They assess potential construction sites, check existing structures for upgrades, and create drawings and schematics of projects using computer-aided design (CAD) software. A Civil Engineer EIT performs engineering work under close supervision requiring the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out a sequence of related civil engineering tasks such as the preparation of simple plans, designs, calculations, costs and bills of material in accordance with established codes, standards and drawings. Applies professional concepts and expands upon learning while performing various phases of engineering work receiving detailed instruction.


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Use knowledge of general concepts of civil engineering elements through investigation and analysis, to support engineering projects such as wastewater / water treatment plants, pipelines, gravity sewers, pumping stations, etc.
  • Perform basic calculations to analyze and design civil system components using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.
  • Assist team in preparing civil designs, drawings, specifications, presentations and reports, and gather information to support design decisions.
  • Assist in basic interpretation and verify compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards and practices.
  • Work with other engineering disciplines and professionals in the coordination of the project under the direction of a senior engineer.
  • Assist the team in providing support services during construction that can include submittal reviews, responses to requests for information and contract document clarifications.
  • Perform field work related to construction related activities as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by senior engineering staff.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and AutoCAD preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to creatively apply technical knowledge. 
  • Attention to detail, positive attitude, desire to support team success, and ability to function well in a fast-paced environment.


Education and Experience

  • Education: Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from accredited institution.
  • Experience: Minimum of 0-2 years of related work experience or, an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
  • Licensure/Certification: EIT certification preferred; EIT certification required to be successfully obtained within 12 months of employment.


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.

  • 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

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