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Senior Civil Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001879
  • Sector: Construction, Infrastructure
  • Location: Austin
Atkins 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.

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.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Austin, TX Civil Group as a Senior Civil Engineer.

Major Function/Role:

Under direction, provides the expertise of a seasoned engineer to all conventional aspects of functional area and applies advanced concepts and techniques to unconventional engineering problems. May function as individual researcher or technical specialist. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.

Job Duties:
Duties include preparing improvement plans & specifications for infrastructure e.g. waterlines, wastewater lines, storm drainage facilities, grading plans, roadways, storm water management (detention), hydrology, erosion and sediment control, etc.), earthwork calculations, quantity takeoffs, exhibits, etc. Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments. Work requires the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices.


Education and Experience:
B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with seven years of experience since B.S. or 6 years since M.S. Typical incumbent has ten to fourteen years of experience.

Special Skills:
AutoCAD and Civil 3D knowledge, MS Word, Excel, and MS Project experience required.

Professional Registrations:
P.E. license is required.

Additional Requirements:

Must have civil engineering design experience on commercial and residential land development projects. Experience working in the Austin land development market is a plus, but not a requirement. Must be able to coordinate well with others including, Client, external consultants on the A/E team, in-house civil design teams, landscape architects, surveyors, subconsultants, etc., and manage own design team of CAD technician(s) and/or designer(s).

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 here:

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