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Communications Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001349
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Tallahassee
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Why not...

How will we:

Create integrated and sustainable transportation networks 
Ensure that transportation systems function successfully 
Connect people and places safely and efficiently 

If you're interested in providing clients with: 

Department of Transportation 
Highway design 
Traffic engineering 
Public involvement 

We want to talk to you!

We provide the full range of services required to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain transportation projects for public and private owners. From preparing feasibility studies to conducting preliminary and final engineering, we take projects from concept and see them through construction.

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 and highly motivated self-starter to join our Tallahassee, FL Highway Group as a Communications Engineer

Major Function/Role 

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. 

 Job Duties

Performs work which involves conventional types of plans, investigations, surveys, structures or equipment, to carry out diversified engineering projects or phases of a single project with relatively few complex features and requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning.



Education and Experience

BSEE (Electrical Engineer) required. This level may be achieved by Engineers with 2 years' experience since B.S. or 1 year since M.S. The typical incumbent has 3 to 5 years' experience since Bachelor's degree. 



Special Skills

Technical writing, computer and communications skills required. CAD skills preferred. 

Professional Registrations 

E.I. or EIT preferred and/or ability to obtain is required. 

Additional Requirements

Position is on-site with FDOT Client. 



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 a drug free workplace. 

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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