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Entry-Level Civil/Transportation Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001835
  • Sector: Planning, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Atlanta
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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 Atlanta, GA office as a Entry-level Civil/Transportation Engineer.  




Job Duties:

  • Applies general Toll planning, operational, and engineering principles to solve specific toll-related problems.
  • Work includes application of knowledge of Toll Systems, Toll Operations, and relevant Toll related Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technology to the investigation of needs and problems related to transportation planning, engineering and operations, the coordination of Toll project activities, and the preparation of preliminary plans and documents. 
  • Work typically 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.
  • Assists in the design and development of toll concepts, including requirement analysis, technology review and selection, development and communication of operational concepts, specifications development, oversight of system development, installation and testing.
  • Supports the General Engineering Consultant (GEC) Design Build procurement process for tolling related components.
  • Assists in the preparation of graphic displays, presentation materials, development of reports, and concept and deliverable discussions with clients.
  • Major results expected include high-quality written, verbal and graphical deliveries in the form of operational concepts, technology reviews, designs and specifications.
  • The job functions will be carried out within small, project-oriented, multidisciplinary teams of Tolling professionals and support direct interaction with clients within the context of project progress meetings, design reviews, operations, and project production and delivery. 
  • Serves as an extension to client staff, working with the Agency’s offices on a daily basis.
  • Communicates regularly with client staff, project managers, external agency and consultant staff.
  • Supports occasional field work with technical staff, to collect site specific data as projects require.
  • May conduct field visits project sites, if necessary.
  • Establishes and maintains records or files of technical data or documents.
  • The job requires the upholding of engineering ethics and standards of conduct.
  • Performs other such duties as the client may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Performs other such 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 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.
  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a Toll-related subject such as Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science / Information Technology, Transportation Planning.
  • E.I. or EIT is desirable.



Special Skills:

  • The ideal candidate would also have some exposure to toll collection / electronic payment systems and subsystems, video systems, toll infrastructure, or traffic management; and/or information and communication technologies toll operations, including fiber-optic communication design.
  • Ability to assemble and analyze data.
  • CAD skills preferred.
  • Good technical writing and communications skills, including the ability to present concepts verbally.
  • Ability to perform in a professional courteous manner and remain friendly while under pressure.
  • Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access.
  • Familiarity with the use of Microsoft Outlook or equivalent e-mail program, as well as the use of Internet and other information processing and storage techniques.



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.

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