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Project Manager - Highways

  • Job reference: NA-001531
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Henderson
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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction management, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture and design, and program management services to the Federal Government, public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.
Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Henderson, NV staff as a Project Manager-Highways.
Major Function Role:
  •  Under direction, applies technical expertise and project management experience to manage project teams on conventional and unconventional projects.
  • Performs the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing assistance.
  • Functions as a mentor to technical professionals to assist in their training and development.
Job Duties:
  • Project management assignments at this level typically involve routine projects, characterized by changing conditions and requirements, challenging client/agency demands, or difficult project coordination.
  • Supervision and guidance relate largely to overall objectives, critical issues and policy matters.  

  • Consults with supervisor concerning unusual problems and developments. 

  • Participates in project "go/no go" and consultant selection decisions. 
  • Selects/reviews project sub consultants and vendor invoices.
  • Guides, reviews, supervises and/or coordinates the work of a multi-disciplinary project team.
  • Interfaces with senior technical professionals, technical managers, and administrative staff and managers as necessary.
  • Represents the organization to clients, regulatory agencies and the general public. 
  • Maintains contact and visibility within professional, civic, and other organizations to promote the firm and elicit new business.

Education and Experience:


  • A minimum of 10 years in related field and at least 7 years of project management experience required.


  • Nevada Department of Transportation and/or municipality roadway experience required. 


  • Microstation InRoads and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D or a minimum, a complete understanding on how these software's are used in project delivery.


  • Design build, CM/GC experience is preferred.


  • FHWA and Central Federal Lands project experience is preferred.


  • Strong interpersonal skills.


  • Good public speaking ability.


  • Strong project financial management skills.


  • Knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency.


  • Bachelor's degree in field(s) of practice.


Professional Registrations:

Nevada Professional Registration (PE) is 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 EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.


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