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Project Manager
2200000J 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’s Bellevue, WA office is seeking highly qualified and motivated applicants to manage projects in our successful Water business in the Seattle area. The successful candidate will use their technical and management abilities to lead a team of design professionals and technicians to deliver projects involving both planning and design of a wide array of water and municipal engineering projects.  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

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing and delivering successful projects in the Water business. As a Project Manager, you will interact internally throughout the organization with staff at all levels as well as externally with clients, members of business and professional organizations, subcontractors, and other firms. Specific responsibilities of a Project Manager include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Working in a manner to protect the health and safety of Stantec employees, clients and the public by following company health, safety and security guidelines and policies.
  • Maintaining and enhancing our reputation with clients, approval agencies and industry professionals as an outstanding service provider.
  • 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.
  • Leading by example proactively following internal policies and practices, including risk management, project management, and quality management.
  • Growing internal and external networks to enhance Stantec’s reputation and identifying additional talent to join our team.
  • Providing mentoring and training for future leaders, including development of succession plans for key positions.
  • Developing client relationships to facilitate project activities.
  • Promoting collaboration and teamwork across business lines and geographies.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong project management skills, with experience in organizing, planning, and executing projects from pursuit through closeout, involving internal personnel, subconsultants, contractors, and vendors.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in client service management.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in leadership, including defining and setting the direction for a team, project, and office; strategy development; change management; and corporate stewardship.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in decision making, including making sound defensible business decisions; and identifying, assessing, evaluating and solving complex problems.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in problem solving, and risk management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Travel to other offices as well as to project sites may be required.


Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering, or equivalent required.
  • Experience: Minimum 8 years’ relevant experience in project management, preferably for water projects.
  • Licenses/Certifications: Licensed Professional Engineer (PE).
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred.


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. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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