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MEP/FP Regional Manager

  • Job reference: NA-003253
  • Sector: Buildings, Roads & Bridges
  • Location: Alexandria

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 Architecture Team in Alexandria, VA as a MEP/FP Regional Manager.


In this MEP/FP Regional Manager position, you will provide the necessary technical leadership, mentoring and guidance to the MEP/FP regional team to assure total quality of all engineering efforts, appropriate proposal and fee development and assist with overall client management.


  • Ability to act independently with minimal direct oversight while managing engineering staff.
  • Provide planning, staffing, scheduling, and budget management on projects.
  • In depth knowledge of general building construction specific to mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection (MEP/FP) systems is essential.
  • Requires thorough knowledge and interpretation of code compliance requirements and industry standards.
  • Ability to solve problems with new and innovative solutions, examine field conditions as required to support development and completion of project
  • Ability to handle multiple complex assignments simultaneously.
  • Attend meetings with architects, owners and building managers to discuss future and or current projects.
  • Assist in Business Development in pursuing new work including participation in client presentations.
  • Performs highly advanced engineering work, involving the solution of unprecedented technical problems that require major technological advances which may open the way for extensive related development, or involving management and coordination of usually large complex projects, heavy regulatory agency involvement, or unique management requirements and/or client needs.


  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. 
  • This level may be achieved by Engineers with fifteen of experience since B.S. or fourteen years since M.S. 
  • Typical incumbent has twenty years of experience.
  • Have fifteen or more years of experience with a consulting engineering firm designing and building engineering systems, have a thorough understanding and knowledge of the architectural and engineering industry.
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills and can work with Revit.
  • Position requires good leadership and motivational skills, solid technical background, good organizational skills, attention to detail, quality control, client interaction and representation.
  • Will provide technical expertise on large programs and projects with substantial fees, developing standards for diverse activities.
  • Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.


  • P.E. license is required. LEED Accredited preferred.


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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