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Project Manager - Roadway Engineering

  • Job reference: NA-002444
  • Sector: Planning, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Orlando
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business 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.
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 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 Atkins in Orlando, FL as a Project Manager - Roadway Engineering supporting the Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) General Engineering Consultant (GEC) Program, working as an “extension of staff” in the client’s office in Ocoee, FL (metro Orlando area).
This position will provide career growth opportunities through management of FTE toll road, and express / managed lanes toll road infrastructure projects.
The ideal candidate will have a background as a traditional project manager for DOT highway projects in design or construction, experience in capital project procurement / development, and lifecycle management of projects.  A broad base of skills, capability and experience in management, engineering, administration and communicating is desired, as well as the willingness to be a team player.
Relocation assistance is available.
Education and Experience: 
  • Typical incumbent will have 8-12 years of experience.
  • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering.  Management coursework and/or MBA a plus.
  • This level may be achieved with 8 years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, two years of these working as a Project Manager.
  • General Engineering Consultant (GEC) experience is a plus.
  • FDOT Design-Build experience is also a plus.
Professional Registrations:
  • Professional Registration (e.g. PE) in field of practice is required.
  • PMP certification is desirable.
Major Function/Role:
  • Project Manager as part of Atkins’ Orlando, FL transportation team that supports the Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) (client).  FTE, the tolling division of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is currently developing tolled express lane systems and toll facilities.
  • This position will serve as a GEC Project Manager for the client’s Engineering Group, and will manage other consultants and Atkins staff, as well as provide support to the client’s staff, on numerous types of design/construction projects related primarily to those express lane and toll facilities. 
  • Performs the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and financial management.

Job Duties:
  • Coordinates and participates in the preparation of the Request for Proposal documents developed by the Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) for the solicitation of civil contractors to construct the tolled facilities, and deliver the infrastructure required to support tolling operations.
  • Coordinates and works with FTE and FDOT operations staff to support operations from the conceptual operations phase, implementation, to ongoing operations and maintenance.
  • Coordination of multi-disciplinary teams from FTE and FDOT and external contractors to work towards technical solutions that are in the best interests of the overall project.
  • Serves as an extension of client staff, working on a daily basis with the Agency’s offices.
  • Communicates regularly with client staff, project managers, external agency and consultant staff.
  • Supports occasional field work with technical staff, to collect site specific data as projects require.
  • Assists in the preparation of graphic displays, presentations, reports.
  • Guides, reviews, supervises and/or coordinates the work of a multidisciplinary project team made up of widely diverse internal teams and consultants.
  • Prepares and maintains project work plan, scope, schedule and budget, and communicates these to client project team members; monitors/manages project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives.
  • Responsible preparing for concept reports, including coordination with internal client design groups in preparation of the reports, to be used for scoping and budgeting projects.
  • Establishes and maintains project files.
  • Participates in project opportunity evaluation, consultant selection, and in preparation of firm’s qualification/experience statements.
  • Schedules and coordinates project meetings.
  • May supervise technical professionals, associate project managers and design staff including workload and staffing management.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
Special Skills:
  • Proven collaborative leadership with effective negotiation, interpersonal and partnering skills.
  • Strong written, verbal and listening communication skills; good public speaking ability.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong project financial management skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft personal computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Project Server; Working knowledge of SharePoint and other Project Management / production support systems.
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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