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LEGAL COUNSEL - ENERGY & RESOURCES

Company: Stantec Consulting International Ltd.
Location: Lombard
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works behind the scenes to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FSTs) provide services to 22,000 employees in over 400 locations worldwide. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger. We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our legal team as Legal Counsel, Energy & Resources. The position can be based out of any North American location where Stantec has a permanent office. Your Responsibilities Reporting to Managing Counsel, Energy & Resources, you will be an integral part of the company's Risk Management group and will have high level input to a wide range of legal and business issues affecting the corporation. Stantec's Legal Counsel are leaders in the organization with respect to ethics and integrity and demonstrate the highest standards of personal integrity supported by open and honest communication. Stantec's Legal Counsel provide a wide range of legal services allowing for a diverse and exciting legal practice. The following is a list of major responsibilities of this role: Providing legal advice, review and support for contract development for a variety of professional service and related agreements. This includes drafting, negotiating and approving a wide range of complex contracts; Providing legal advice and conducting litigation matters involving professional liability claims and general civil litigation including directly and through management of outside counsel; Providing assistance with commercial collections and merger/acquisitions matters; Providing general legal advice for day to day business matters as they arise; and, Consult and support other Stantec lawyers where and as required. Your Qualifications To qualify for this role, you will possess a Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree, and be admitted to the bar in Alberta or another North American common law jurisdiction. You will also have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience gained at a law firm or obtained in-house preferably with experience in the engineering and construction industry. You will possess excellent written and verbal communications skills in the English language and the ability to work well as part of a team. Experience working in the Energy and Resources sector would be considered an asset for this position. Occasional travel within United States and Canada will be required. This is a position offering exceptional opportunities to be involved in significant aspects of the business and leadership of the company. Stantec offers the opportunity to challenge your abilities in a dynamic and collegial work environment where your efforts are recognized through continued professional development and competitive compensation. Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Broomfield Other Locations: United States-California-San Jose, United States-Florida-Miami, United States-Texas-San Antonio, United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-Michigan-Farmington Hills, United States-Virginia-Fairfax, United States-North Carolina-Winston-Salem, United States-Oregon-Portland, United States-Arizona-Chandler, United States-Georgia-Alpharetta, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Illinois-Lombard, United States-New Mexico-Albuquerque, United States-Wyoming-Cheyenne, United States-Nevada-Las Vegas, United States-North Dakota-Fargo, United States-Ohio-Cleveland, United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis, United States-New York-Albany, United States-Indiana-Indianapolis, United States-Alaska-Fairbanks, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Louisiana-New Orleans, United States-Rhode Island-Providence, United States-Massachusetts-Burlington Employee Status: Regular Job Level: Individual Contributor Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Schedule: Full-time 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 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 APPLICATION STATUS: Stantec is unable to provide status updates on your job application submissions via email or phone. You can find out the status of your job application submissions by logging into your online candidate profile. Please note, you must apply to a posted position on Stantec's website to be consider for that position, Stantec does not accept applications/resumes via email. TECHNICAL SUPPORT: Having difficulties accessing your online candidate profile or applying to a position at Stantec, email jobs@stantec.com and provide details about the issue you are having. When possible, provide a screen shot of the error message you're receiving. Forgot your username or password, use the Forgot your Username? or Forgot your Password? links to retrieve your username or reset your password. An important note, if there are several failed attempts to access your online candidate profile will result in a 30 minute temporary lock on your account. You will be required to wait 30 mins before trying to access your account again. ACCOMMODATION: Stantec will provide reasonable accommodation to all applicants who require assistance completing the online application process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process, and need an alternative method for applying, please email access@stantec.com for assistance.

Keywords: Stantec Consulting International Ltd., Lombard , LEGAL COUNSEL - ENERGY & RESOURCES, Legal , Lombard, Illinois

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