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Principal Hydropower Engineer

Jobs on jobactive - Brisbane Grove, NSW

Source: uWorkin


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.

Key Accountabilities Include

  • Provide project technical leadership and project or technical expertise in the specialist area of Hydropower and Dam engineering to meet project needs
  • Assist in the further development of Stantec capabilities in energy and hydraulic modelling
  • Determine client requirements, conduct and manage site surveys and investigations, produce calculations, specifications and drawings to ensure that technical designs provide appropriate solutions
  • Plan, program and coordinate the specific projects as Project Technical Lead with the Project Manager to deliver the agreed outputs on budget, on time and to quality standards
  • Understand the current and future market and business conditions, revenue and profit potential, and major clients and competitors in the local and regional (Asia Pacific) hydropower and water markets
  • Assist the Client Service Managers and Project Managers, or act in that capacity, with sales strategies and tactics including writing key bids and identifying project managers for these bids
  • Assist project teams in the evaluation of risks and in the preparation and presentation of documents for management risk review
  • Develop, identify and act on business opportunities for the company by use of your speciality and reputation, assist in the positioning and pursuit of targeted opportunities
  • Prepare expressions of interest, proposals, tender documents and contracts, carry out other appropriate marketing initiatives
  • Mentor staff to develop technical capabilities
  • Lead the evaluation and assessment of potential geographies and clients in the region to identify those with the greatest potential return to Stantec consistent with the Stantec risk profile
  • Participate in conferences, seminars, interact with the media, public, and represent Stantec in social, community, and business situations
  • Identify the skill and expertise gaps to meet the current and future market opportunities and agree suitable recruitment or development actions with leadership and business support teams
  • Facilitate the sharing of expertise globally, advise on the appointment of Project Managers in accordance with the principle of best skills for the client on each project

What You Bring
  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Chartered Professional status with relevant engineering body
  • 15+ years’ experience/history working in the Water Infrastructure sector, in a senior consultancy role specialising in sewer/water network planning projects.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external clients
  • Highly developed consulting skills to liaise with clients and other stakeholders to achieve mutually successful project outcomes
  • Well-developed problem solving and negotiations skills to resolve queries.