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Civil Engineer II (Land Development)

  • Job reference: NA-001379
  • Sector: Environment, Infrastructure, Roads & Bridges, Tourism & Leisure, Transportation, Urban Development, Water
  • Location: Henderson
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.


SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins is seeking an energetic, detail-oriented and highly motivated individual to assume a Civil Engineer II position in our expanding Civil TPO Group in Henderson, NV.



Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the investigation of engineering problems, the coordination of project activities, and the preparation of preliminary plans and documents. On design assignments, progresses toward learning how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications. On engineering and planning assignments, continues to develop a knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering processes and to apply them successfully to operating systems. On construction assignments, continues to develop an understanding of construction methods and the translation of engineering plans and specifications into constructed product. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.



  • Designs and develops plans and drawings, primarily for commercial, industrial and residential land development projects (e.g. geometric, utility and grading plans, roadways, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, etc.), earthwork calculations, quantity takeoffs, exhibits, etc.

  • Develops preliminary layout and/or final drawings of parking lots, roadways, sanitary sewer lines, storm drains and waterlines, storm water retention/detention facilities, and mass grading.

  • Provides engineering services during construction activities by reviewing shop drawings for conformance with specifications; prepares records and progress reports defining construction progress; observes construction procedures under the guidance of a more experienced professional, and evaluates the results from quality control testing. 

  • Researches feasibility of alternative design approaches, site conditions, and regulatory agency specifications. 

  • Contributes to the development of specifications and permit applications, and writing miscellaneous reports. 

  • Prepares preliminary cost and material quantity estimates, including earthwork takeoffs.

  • Participates in quality control checks, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, checking computations, and/or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others. 

  • Coordinates with other disciplines as required.

  • Performs field observations of construction where appropriate. 

  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.




  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with 2 years of experience since B.S. or 1 year since M.S. Typical incumbent has 3 to 5 years of engineering experience since Bachelor’s degree.

  • Experience with local municipalities and agencies a plus.

  • Experience working in Phoenix, AZ, and/or southern California a plus.

  • Engineering design experience on commercial, industrial and residential land development projects preferred, but not required.


  • Technical writing, computer and communications skills required. 

  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D experience required.

  • ProjectWise, Bluebeam and MS Project knowledge and understanding a plus. 


  •  E.I. or EIT is required. 


  • Must be able to coordinate well with others, including other in-house structural, highway and drainage design teams, water resources staff, landscape architects, surveyors, subconsultants, etc.

  • Must have ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment.

  • Must have ability to prepare and submit design packages to various municipalities and agencies having jurisdiction for review.

  • Must have ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.

  • Must have ability to visit project sites, if necessary.

  • Must have ability to assemble and analyze data.

  • General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.



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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