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Construction Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001010
  • Sector: Construction, Infrastructure
  • Location: Henderson

Construction Engineer - Henderson, Nevada

The future is bright.

Our cities are the heartbeat of our nation. We owe it to ourselves and future generations to take steps now to make sure they're strong, resilient and can withstand anything nature or man might throw in their paths.

We're dedicated to:

Improving access to services, economic and social opportunities
 
Creating a better future
 
Improving quality of life

If you're interested in helping create inspiring and sustainable cities, we want to talk to you.

Our multidisciplinary team of offers clients expertise in:

Masterplanning
 
Landscape design
 
Transport planning
 
Local development frameworks
 
Public realm design
 
Sustainability and environmental consultancy
 
Infrastructure engineering
 
International planning

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.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Henderson, Nevada Construction Management group as a Construction Engineer


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE 

Under direction, applies full competency in conventional engineering work and broad knowledge of precedents in specialty area. On projects involving engineering services related to construction activities, has developed a thorough understanding of construction methods and the manner in which engineering drawings and specifications are translated into the constructed product. On design assignments, understands how to clearly convey the design intent to engineering drawings and specifications. On assignments involving engineering investigations and planning work, has a firm grasp of the fundamentals of engineering processes and their application to operating systems. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct. 


JOB DUTIES 

Analyzes construction project requirements in terms of personnel required for observation of construction progress and for testing and sampling of materials.

Schedules and oversees the work of internal staff assigned to observation and testing activities.

Observes construction progress in the field and writes reports to record observations and summarize test results. Monitors contractors' progress against established schedule.

Reviews payment requests and authorizes payments up to assigned dollar limit, or submits them to more senior personnel for authorization.

Recommends solutions to field construction problems, acting as intermediary between contractor and internal staff.

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



EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE 

B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. This level may be achieved by Engineers with four years' experience since B.S.; three years experience since M.S. Incumbents typically have six to ten years' experience since Bachelor's degree. 


SPECIAL SKILLS 

Good technical writing, computer and communications skills. May be eligible to receive project management training. 


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION 

Nevada P.E. license is required. 


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

Minimum of five years’ experience working in the field on construction projects is required. Eligible experience includes positions such as construction project manager, resident engineer, project engineer, and office engineer.

Minimum of five years’ experience working on infrastructure projects for public agencies or utility service providers is required.

Work experience in southern Nevada and familiarity with local construction standards are highly desirable.


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 by clicking the following link:

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