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Resident Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001326
  • Sector: Construction, Infrastructure, Transportation
  • Location: Houston
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Houston, Texas office as a Resident Engineer.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under general direction, provides technical expertise to the direction of the firm's construction services program activities at one or various project sites. Responsible for the administration and observation of construction activities to determine if the quality of the work performed by the contractor meets clients' needs and governmental requirements, and conforms substantially with plans and specifications. Represents the firm to the construction project group and has ultimate responsibility for the firm's performance on the project.

NOTE: Incumbents do not supervise any contractor's activities and are not responsible for job site safety.


JOB DUTIES

Plans and organizes the administration and coordination of construction observation and reporting activities. 

Directs subordinate internal staff involved in the observation, testing and sampling of construction materials, observation of construction work, and documentation of plan revisions and work progress. 

Is responsible for reporting project cost and quality control activities to client. 

Provides financial management of construction office operations, monitoring costs and expenses, approving and dispersing funds, and coordinating accounting and cost allocation. 

Coordinates construction monitoring with client program manager to resolve problems, disputes and scheduling of work, and to prepare contract changes and supplemental agreements. 

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


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent. Ten years experience with Bachelor's in a combination of engineering design and construction/construction observation activities, including management and supervision of field personnel. Twenty years experience without degree.


SPECIAL SKILLS

Strong skills in leadership, organization, management, and oral & written communications.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION

PE license in TX


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

TXDOT experience preferred

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 by clicking the following link:

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



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