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Public Information Specialist

  • Job reference: NA-002441
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Tampa
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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 our Tampa office as a Public Information Specialist.   
Major Function/Role:
Manage public outreach teams on conventional and unconventional projects.  Coordinates, plans, organizes, and directs public outreach efforts and programs for a client or a business unit of the firm.
Job Duties:
  • Plans and organizes the public outreach efforts of major projects.
  • Coordinates staff to ensure project office operates according to the contract with client.
  • Identifies public outreach project goals and makes recommendations to the client of the best means to address the needs.
  • Coordinates and participates in government briefings and project presentations to external groups.
  • Produces and coordinates project publications, brochures, newsletters, web information and materials; meets with the client to determine key messages and themes.
  • Produces and distributes daily, weekly and monthly reports on public outreach efforts.

Education and Experience:
  • B.S. in Communications, Journalism, English or related field. Three or more years of professional related experience involving public relations, public outreach and other related areas.  
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with the media, employees, managers, citizens, appointed and elected officials
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to work independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to make persuasive public presentations
  • Ability to listen and respond to citizens and other customers on a variety of issues. 
  • Computer proficiency 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 equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view the Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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