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Project Administrator

  • Job reference: NA-001692
  • Sector: Construction, Roads & Bridges
  • Location: Sarasota
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.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms 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 Sarasota, Florida office as a Project Administrator.


Under direction, provides direction in all conventional and unconventional aspects of construction engineering to manage project construction observation and documentation activities, monitoring contractors' substantial compliance with contract, plans, specifications and special provisions and determining project quality, cost, and adherence to established completion schedule. NOTE: Incumbents do not supervise any contractor's activities and are not responsible for job site safety.


Job Details:

Plans and organizes the observation and documentation of construction projects.

Schedules and coordinates observation of ongoing work and testing and sampling of materials.

Assigns, leads and supervises internal staff engaged in observation and testing and in related record keeping.

Monitors contractors' progress against schedule and prepares progress reports.

Reviews payment requests and determines amount owing to contractor(s) based on on-site observations and contract stipulations.

Oversees compilation of final estimate documents.

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


Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree in construction management, civil engineering, or related field and seven years related experience including personnel supervision. Engineering design experience desirable. With Associate's degree, fifteen years of related experience. Without a degree, seventeen years related experience is required.


Special Skills:

Leadership and managerial skills; analytical and organization skills; ability to supervise field representatives and field office personnel.


Professional Registrations:

P.E. desired.


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 here:
http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf

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