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Engineering Manager

  • Job reference: AE-000160
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Oak Ridge
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Transforming the potential of existing and new infrastructure and technology to improve lives through safer, cleaner and smarter energy.

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Power, Nuclear, Renewables and Future Energy expertise

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Our talented teams design complex new schemes, assure the longevity and integrity of existing infrastructure and deliver trusted, innovative advice critical to the success of the global energy market.

Power and Electrical
Expertise in thermal generation and power networks is helping our clients address the need for secure, affordable and renewable energy sources. There's a world of opportunities here for people who want to start or develop their career in this exciting sector.

Our mission is to improve lives through nuclear energy, providing clients with nuclear new build, fuel enrichment, nuclear design, generation, decommissioning, waste management and defense.

We've got experts who offer all kinds of solutions in all aspects of offshore renewable energy technology. And we're passionate about spearheading the move towards a low carbon economy - we'll do it by making clean energy sources safe, reliable and cost effective. There’s plenty of potential to apply your skills in this fast moving market.

Atkins is currently seeking a highly motivated self-starter to join our Oak Ridge Energy Team as an Engineering Manager.

Job Description:

The Sr. Engineer II, participates in the hiring process that ensures positions are staffed with personnel who possess the appropriate education and experience and who can be successful in meeting training and qualification requirements that ensure personnel are appropriately indoctrinated and trained to the necessary competence level for performing their duties.

Manages the activities, professional development and performance of personnel performing work within their respective department.

Responsible for the System Engineering Program - designating System Engineers and identifying System Engineer training and qualifications.

Responsible for implementation of the Configuration Management Program.

Acts as the Design Authority for the new and existing designs and temporary modifications and makes determination of whether engineering work falls under the controls of the modification process.

Performs equivalencies modification requests including design output.

Directs design verification, as needed, and assigns the independent design verification team.

Approves all mandatory standards as identified in the Engineering Standards Manual.

Specifies seismic criteria for Fire Suppression Systems.

Ensures that the "as-constructed" facilities function required by the technical safety, and quality performance requirements.

Ensures compliance with applicable DOE Orders and NQA-1-2004 requirements.

Assures timely and appropriate responses to regulatory assessments and audits within Engineering.

Analyzes internal and external operating experience for applicability and prepares Lessons Learned documents for publication as appropriate.

Provides subject matter experts to support analysis, implementation, and distribution of internal and external operating experience documents and provides technical and contractual direction to design providers.

Acts as Alternate Chairman of the Project Review Board.

Manages design engineering providers, engineered materials procurement, and related support functions.

Provides configuration control function of engineering design activities.

Supports the execution of Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) guiding principles and core functions and the Isotek Safety Culture.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:



Supervisory experience required.

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Strong communication, verbal and written skills.

Ability to develop programmatic elements from scratch.

Excellent organization skills.

Ability to interface at all levels of organization.



Baccalaureate degree in engineering or related science.

Minimum 15 years' experience, 10 of which is nuclear and 5 of engineering management.

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter.



US citizenship required for Atkins Global Isotek Systems project positions.

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 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.

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