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Civil Engineer (Water Resources)

  • Job reference: NA-003103
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Calverton
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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 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 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.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Calverton, Maryland Water Resources Group as a Civil Engineer (Water Resources).

Description: Atkins North America, Inc. has an opening for a Civil Engineer (Water Resources) in Calverton, Maryland. Under the direction of the Project Manager, apply civil engineering principles to a variety of civil engineering projects involving hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) modeling and analysis, complete floodplain mapping using the results from the H&H analyses along with digital terrain data, and assist with activities related to CNMS data and the validation of flood hazard data. Complete quality control reviews and oversee H&H analyses completed by junior engineers, coordinate and oversee the work completed by junior engineers on flood insurance revisions (MT-2 submissions), and review MT-2 submissions and evaluate submitted engineering H&H analyses to ensure that the analyses are technically accurate and that the revisions comply with FEMA NFIP regulations. Serve as a technical liaison to FEMA, state and local governments, and to other engineers and/or property owners who submitted the engineering H&H analyses.

Job Requirements: Requires M.S. in Civil Engineering and three (3) years of experience (1) preparing, reviewing, and managing preparation of floodplain study submissions for compliance with FEMA; (2) managing and performing detailed surface hydrologic and hydraulic computer monitoring and analysis for large- and small-scale FEMA floodplain projects, using various H&H engineering software, as well as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software for performing watershed assessments; and (3) developing engineering databases, reports, and work maps using HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, ArcGIS, SWMM, and AutoCAD. In lieu of the requirements above, will accept a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, plus five (5) years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience as outlined above. Also requires a Professional Engineer (PE) license from any state and Certified Floodplain Management (CFM) designation.

Job Location: Calverton, MD


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

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 plan, prioritize and review project plans and documents, evaluate alternatives, and devise appropriate solutions.

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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