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Senior Design Manager

  • Job reference: NA-002127
  • Sector: Defence, Government, Programme Management
  • Location: Winchester
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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 Winchester, VA Federal Group as a Senior Design Manager. 


Major Function/Role:

Working directly with the client in Winchester Virginia, coordinating design requirements with many stakeholders for Federal projects on a long-term program. Work will be international MILCON


Job Duties:

- Within the scope of project, with full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating project assignments.
- Selects problems for investigation, developing novel approaches and solutions to architectural problems in consultation with the Project Director.
- Conducts quality control checks, reviewing calculations, designs, specifications and construction documents for accuracy and completeness, and performing on-site inspections of projects under construction to ensure aesthetic value and quality construction.
- Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Architecture; Master's degree in Architecture, Engineering or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Architects with ten years experience since Bachelor's degree or nine years experience with Master's degree. Typical incumbent has fifteen or more years' experience.


Special Skills:

Strong technical writing and communication skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees. May be eligible for project management training.


Professional Registrations:

Professional Registration in field(s) of practice required, if available. Certification as a “Project Management Professional” (PMP) or “Certified Construction Manager” (CCM) required within one year of assuming this position. License in Architect and Engineering required


Additional Requirements:

Ability to get a Common Access Card (CAC)



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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