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Project Manager-Water Infrastructure

  • Job reference: NA-001167
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Water
  • Location: Orange
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Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction management, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 60 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.


The Atkins Water Infrastructure Group is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Orange, CA office as a Project Manager.  The Project Manager will support and lead projects for water and wastewater clients in the greater Orange and Los Angeles County areas, including planning, designing and preparing contract documents related to water and wastewater infrastructure.


  • Develop project scopes, schedules and budgets

  • Prepare project work plans

  • Perform planning and design work

  • Monitor/manage project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives

  • Maintain communications with team members, clients, and others involved with the project

  • Supervise multidiscipline teams with staff of varying experience

  • Perform quality control, maintain quality standards in work produced, check computations or review design drawings

  • Support business development activities from identification of opportunities to preparing proposals and making presentations

  • Demonstrate strong project management skills.  PMP certification is a plus

  • Coordinate work with other engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff

  • Perform such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary

  • Uphold engineering ethics and professional standards of conduct

  • Lead and mentor project teams


B.S. or M.S. in Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering. The potential candidate has 10 to 15 years of experience.  Local experience with the cities, water/sanitation districts and regulatory agencies is highly desirable.


Excellent interpersonal skills, strong technical competency and communications skills.


PE license in CA is required.


General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork. Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to visit project sites if necessary.  Job also requires ability to assemble and analyze data.


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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