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Highway Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001247
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Tampa
How will we: 

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


If your interests lie in:

Highway Design
Transportation Engineering 


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.

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, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Tampa, FL location as a Highway Engineer with a minimum of 2 to 4 years of experience. 


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, works to learn 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:

Designs and develops plans and drawings, which may include the development of preliminary layout and/or final drawings.

Organizes and conducts engineering investigations and planning work which have a well-defined scope. 

Outlines and prepares relatively straightforward reports of sections of more complex reports, working under the periodic review of a more experienced professional.

Coordinates with other disciplines as required.

Performs field observations of construction where appropriate.

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


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

B.S. in Civil Engineering

E.I. or E.I.T. certification is required

Experience with Microstation and GEOPAK is required

CADD skills preferred

Good interpersonal skills and capable of developing technical writing, and communications skills



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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