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Entry-Level Civil Engineer -Graduate Development Program

  • Job reference: NA-002398
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Denver
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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 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 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 team in Denver, CO as an Entry-Level Civil Engineer in the Graduate Development Program.
This is an excellent opportunity for an Entry-Level Civil Engineer to join the Graduate Development Program, which consists of an 18-month period in which the engineer will rotate through various groups or disciplines (Structures, Highway, ITS, etc.) to acquire a good understanding of how each disciple works with the intent that the employee fits in the proper area based on the development program experience.
Major Function / Role:
  • Under supervision, progresses through selected technical areas over an 18-month period.
  • Performs routine engineering work while developing professional proficiency.
  • On design assignments, works to learn how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications.
  • On assignments involving investigations and planning, works to learn the fundamentals of engineering processes and to apply them successfully to operating
  • On assignments involving construction activities, works to develop an understanding of construction methods and the translation of engineering drawings and specifications into the constructed product.
  • Participates in non-technical training deemed critical to professional development.
  • Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.
Job Duties:
  • Generally applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of somewhat diversified tasks requiring the use of analysis, interpretation, and deductive reasoning.

Education and Experience:
  • B.S. in Engineering. Minimal experience is required of incumbents with a Bachelor's Degree in a branch of Engineering directly related to hiring discipline; no experience required with a Master's degree
Special Skills:
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Solid oral and written communications skills.
  • Capable of developing technical writing.
Professional Registrations:
  • Preferred at hire or to be obtained within 6 months of hire date.
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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