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Civil Engineer - Graduate Development Program

  • Job reference: NA-001594
  • Sector: Aviation, Environment, Mass Transit, Transportation, Water
  • Location: Atlanta
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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.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA location as a Civil Engineer in the Graduate Development Program.


This is a full time entry level Civil Engineering Position that includes on-job 18-months of cross sectional training. 

Under supervision, progresses through selected technical areas over an 18-month period before joining a discipline of the employees choice for the future. 

Performs routine engineering work while developing professional proficiency. 

On design assignments, works to learn how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications. 

On assignments involving investigations and planning, works to learn the fundamentals of engineering processes and to apply them successfully to operating systems. 

On assignments involving construction activities, works to develop an understanding of construction methods and the translation of engineering drawings and specifications into the constructed product. 

Participates in non-technical training deemed critical to professional development. 

Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.


Generally applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of somewhat diversified tasks requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning.


B.S. in Engineering. Minimal experience is required of incumbents with a Bachelor's Degree in a branch of Engineering directly related to hiring discipline; no experience required with a Master's degree.


Good interpersonal skills. Solid oral and written communications skills, capable of developing technical writing. PC and CAD skills required.


E.I. or EIT required.

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.


Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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