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PMO (Project Management Office) Lead

  • Job reference: NA-001128
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Austin

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How will we: 

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

If your expertise lies in:

Transportation Engineering
Project Management
Tolling Systems and Operations


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 experienced, enthusiastic, self-starting PMO Lead to join our team in Austin, TX.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE:

Under direction, applies technical professional competency in Toll Systems, Toll Operations and relevant Toll related Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technology to the investigation of transportation planning, engineering and operational needs and problems, the coordination of Toll project activities, and the preparation of plans and documents.

Expected to take the lead in project-specific teams. Applies broad knowledge of leading-edge information and communication technologies, planning, and engineering processes to the planning, development, design, and operation of Toll systems.

Expected to carry out job functions within small project-oriented multidisciplinary teams of Toll professionals and be able to support direct interaction with clients within the context of project progress meetings, design reviews, operations, and project production and delivery.

Major results expected include high-quality written, verbal, and graphical deliverables in the form of progress reports, operational concepts, technology reviews, designs, and specifications.


JOB DUTIES:


Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments.

Work requires the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or a Toll related subject such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Transportation Planning, Accounting, Economics, Business, Law, or Information Technology, plus seven years relevant experience providing exposure to information and communication technologies and/or toll operations, including fiber-optic communication design, video systems, toll collection systems and sub-systems, toll infrastructure, electronic payment, or traffic management. 

Toll related Master's degree/MBA can substitute for one year of experience.


SPECIAL SKILLS:

Detailed understanding of the practical design and deployment of a wide range of information, communication, and toll operations technologies, including fiber-optic communication design, video/violations-processing systems/engineering, toll collection systems and sub-systems, electronic payment, toll infrastructure, customer service center or traffic management.

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access is required.

Familiarity with the use of Microsoft Outlook or equivalent e-mail program is desired.

Strong technical writing, analytical and communication skills essential, including ability to present concepts verbally.

Proven ability to lead analyst teams successfully.

Completion of relevant Toll Training and Project Management Programs within the first 24 months of employment is highly desirable.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:

PMP required



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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