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Chief Engineer DOT

  • Job reference: NA-001742
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Transportation
  • Location: Tampa
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

If you've set your heart on working for a company who values passion, doing the right thing, putting clients first and working collaboratively to provide excellence in all they do, then you've come to the right place.

The Atkins DOT West Florida Group is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Tampa, FL office as a Chief Engineer.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under general direction, serves as a recognized technical specialist throughout the company, providing advice on the resolution of major technical problems of marked importance to the organization. Provides technical expertise on programs and projects with substantial fees, developing standards for diverse activities. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.

JOB DUTIES
  • Serves as technical consultant, solving major technical problems, developing engineering standards and guides, and determining program objectives and requirements.
  • Analyzes projects and makes cost-effective design recommendations, monitors design approaches and makes final design decisions.
  • Provides consultation and advice throughout the company on matters within area of expertise.
  • Monitors budget conformance.
  • Actively serves in quality control capacity.
  • Markets company services.
  • Conducts technical training workshops and serves as mentor to less experienced engineers and other technical professionals.
  • May function as the project manager for routine to semi-complex projects. Responsibilities may include marketing, negotiating contracts, budgeting, financial management, schedule coordination and resources allocation.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with fifteen years experience since Bachelor's or fourteen years since Master's. Typical incumbent has 20+ years of experience.
SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Strong persuasive ability, technical writing and communications skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees. May be eligible for project management training.
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • P.E. license is required.
OTHER
  • Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to evaluate alternatives and select appropriate solutions, manage multiple concurrent projects, and supervise and motivate professional staff.
  • Strong experience with FDOT District Seven roadway projects of the highest complexity and visibility.
  • Known industry expert with strong FDOT District Seven relationships and history of delivering innovative and cost effective solutions on transportation projects.
Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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