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LAP Contracts Manager

  • Job reference: NA-003162
  • Sector: Construction, Support Services, Transportation, Urban Development
  • Location: Bartow

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  Atkins 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.


Atkins has 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 Bartow, FL Group as an LAP Contracts Manager.


Under direction, assists in the administration of construction contracts to determine cost, project quality, and adherence to established completion schedule by the contractor.

*NOTE: This title is to be used only for personnel with engineering degree and/or license, or where state regulations do not disallow the use of the 'Engineer' designation for personnel without engineering license or degree.

  • Analyzes client needs and assists contractor in interpretation of plans and specifications. 
  • Prepares change orders and/or supplemental agreements and updates project plans.
  • Monitors construction progress and maintains daily records.
  • Monitors and records materials quantities and construction results.
  • Reviews shop drawings, schedules, permits, and progress charts.
  • Prepares final estimate package which includes final plans, construction documents and detailed calculations of costs and pay items.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Review Construction Bid Documents, this includes, but is not limited to construction checklist, construction contracts, and advertisements.
  • Review Professional Services RFP/RFQ, this includes, but is not limited to Professional checklist, Professional Services contracts, and advertisements.
  • Draft and process Maintenance Agreements.
  • Draft and process Locally Funded Agreements and Developer Locally Funded Agreements.
  • Process time extensions.
  • Draft and issue Design, Construction and CEI NTP.

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, civil engineering, or related field and four years related experience.
  • With Associate's degree, twelve years of related experience.
  • Without a degree, fourteen years related experience is required.
  • Experience in CPM scheduling techniques with hands-on electronic job data entry is desirable.
  • Previous experience with FDOT’s Local Agency Program (LAP) is required.

  • Good analytical and organization skills, ability to perform mathematical calculations and to understand contract plans and specifications.
  • Ability to use PC and applicable software.

  • Professional Registration desired.

  • Job requires ability to process paper and electronic documents and utilize computer. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize tasks, and review contract documents, project plans and progress reports.

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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