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Senior Highway Designer

  • Job reference: NA-001342
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Orlando
How will we: 

Create integrated and sustainable transportation networks
Ensure that transportation systems function successfully
Connect people and places safely and efficiently

If your expertise is in:

Highway/Roadway Design
Transportation Engineering


We want to talk to you!


We provide the full range of services required to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain transportation projects for public and private owners. From preparing feasibility studies to conducting preliminary and final engineering, we take projects from concept and see them through construction.

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.


Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Orlando, FL office as a Senior Highway Designer.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE:

Provides design, production and coordination of construction plans and drawings in support of engineering or architectural project(s). Selects and recommends design procedures.

Checks and reviews the design work of less experienced junior professionals and designers.

Note: The Sr Designer classifications are reserved for very experienced and capable designers who, lacking the official education requirements, are unable to obtain professional registration, but whose contribution to the firm is highly regarded and valuable.


JOB DUTIES:

Work involves analytical ability to select and recommend design procedures, interpret complex ordinances and specifications, analyze design requirements and provide design solutions.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture or equivalent technical discipline plus fifteen years' experience, or Associate's degree plus a minimum of twenty years' progressive drafting and design experience, including at least twelve as a Designer, or HS diploma (or equivalent) plus a minimum of twenty five years progressive drafting and design experience, including at least fifteen as a Designer.


SPECIAL SKILLS:

Proficiency in CAD strongly desired; good technical writing and communication skills.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:

No professional registration is required; however, incumbent should be seeking applicable registration if movement onto the Engineering or Architecture career path is contemplated.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum 10 years’ experience

Design-Build Experience required

Ability to travel required

PE desired, but not required

Software Skills:

3D modeling in OpendRoads SS4 (including delivering model to builder for use in Trimble Total Workstation)

Inroads SS4

Advanced template creation, medication and trouble shooting

Proposed terrain modeling creation, clipping and merging

Element Templets, updating and creating

Civil Cell Creation, updating and creating

Proven ability to coordinate and communicate with multidiscipline technical teams on large projects in ProjectWise environment.



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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