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Civil Engineer - Land Development

  • Job reference: NA-001212
  • Sector: Construction, Infrastructure, Urban Development
  • Location: Atlanta
Atkins 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.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms 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 seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA Civil Group as a Civil Engineer I - Land Development.

Under supervision, 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. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.


JOB DUTIES

Applies standard engineering practices and techniques in specific situations which may include the following:

Assists in the planning, design, and production of engineering drawings, primarily for residential, commercial and industrial land development projects, which may include the development of preliminary layout and/or final drawings of roadways, sanitary sewer lines, storm drains, storm water retention/detention facilities, waterlines, and mass grading. May supervise the production of these drawings. Carries out specific assignments in preparing and assembling specifications.

Participates in conducting engineering investigations and planning work by completing well-defined tasks. These tasks may include collection and analysis of data using established procedures, performance of routine calculations, and participation in evaluating the feasibility of alternate solutions.

Prepares assigned sections of reports working under the close review of a more experienced professional.

Participates on projects involving construction activities by reviewing shop drawings for conformance with easily interpreted specifications; assists in recordkeeping and in generating progress reports; observes relatively simple construction procedures, and collects samples for quality control testing.

Performs data acquisition and analysis, researching the feasibility of alternative design approaches, site conditions, and/or regulatory agency specifications or regulations.

Prepares material for reports and permit applications, gathering information, writing rough outline, and/or preparing work progression documents and graphic presentations.

Performs engineering calculations.

Performs field observations of construction where appropriate.

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


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering. This level my be achieved by Engineers with 2 years' experience since B.S. or 1 year since M.S.


SPECIAL SKILLS

Technical writing, computer and communications skills required.

AutoCAD and Civil3D experience preferred.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

E.I. or EIT is desired.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Civil engineering design experience on commercial and residential land development projects desired. Duties include preparing improvement plans for infrastructure (e.g. waterlines, sewer lines, storm drain facilities, grading plans, roadways, stormwater management, hydrology, erosion and sediment control, etc.), earthwork calculations, quantity takeoffs, exhibits, etc.

Must be able to take direction from project manager and senior engineering staff.

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

Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to visit project sites if necessary. Job also requires 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.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf

 

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