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Civil Project Director

  • Job reference: NA-001450
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Programme Management
  • Location: Henderson
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 firm 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 Henderson, NV Civil Group as a Civil Project Director

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE:


Under general direction, manages complex and unconventional technology or delivery systems for a single significant project within a defined technical specialty. Projects typically involve high levels of regulatory agency involvement or very complex technical requirements. Typical projects might include construction management engagements, significant design-build or design-build-operate-maintain undertakings, major and unique structures, major wastewater treatment facilities, etc. Provides leadership, direction, and technical guidance to senior project managers and project managers within assigned area of responsibility to ensure that quality management and technical services are provided to clients and that operating performance targets are met. Mentors senior project managers and project managers associated with sophisticated and unconventional projects. Projects of this magnitude generally involve net revenues totaling between $2.5 million to $5 million annually and require specialized expertise.

JOB DUTIES:
  • Provide industry-leading knowledge and prominence to ATKINS’ projects and initiatives
  • Support clients to formulate innovative solutions to infrastructure/site development issues
  • Provide QA/QC functions and expert advice for complex projects
  • Identify and support business development activities and proposal development
  • Function as a project lead and mentor to project teams
  • Prepare project work plans, develop project scopes, schedules, and budgets
  • Direct project team compliance with contract terms, schedule, budget and quality objectives
  • Monitor schedules, financial status of projects and quality control on projects
  • Prepare contract documents


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree in field of practice. Graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved by technical professionals or managers with twelve years of experience since B.S. or eleven years since M.S., with at least three of these years in the Senior Project Manager position with highly complex project management responsibility. 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Credentials demonstrating ability to advance the technical prominence of the company and develop technical competence of staff
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting business development activities and defining new markets and services, strong existing client relationships a plus.
  • Experience supervising multidiscipline teams with staff of varying experience
  • Experience interfacing with clients and proposing innovative solutions
  • Competent in analysis and design of large scale complex site plans and mixed use subdivisions.
  • Familiarity with a wide variety of project and client types.

SPECIAL SKILLS:
  • Excellent technical and interpersonal skills, public speaking and persuasive ability; very strong financial management, team management, and leadership skills; ability to manage and coordinate efforts of various projects to produce budgeted profits and overall results. Possesses specific expertise to the extent that the individual is regarded as a regional or potentially national expert in a specific discipline, contract delivery method, particular type of project, planning process, design method, or modeling technique. Personal computer proficiency is required.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:
  • Civil P.E. license is required. PMP a plus.

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

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