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Senior Highway Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001981
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Tampa
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, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Highway Group in our Tampa, FL office as a Senior Highway Engineer.

Under direction, applies full competency in conventional engineering work and broad knowledge of precedents in specialty area. On design assignments, understands how to clearly convey the design intent to engineering drawings and specifications. On assignments involving engineering investigations and planning work, has a firm grasp of the fundamentals of engineering processes and their application to operating systems. On projects involving engineering services related to construction activities, has developed a thorough understanding of construction methods and the manner in which engineering drawings and specifications are translated into the constructed product. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.


JOB DUTIES

On design assignments, works to learn how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications.

On engineering and planning assignments, continues to develop a knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering processes and to apply them successfully to operating systems.

On construction assignments, continues to develop an understanding of construction methods and the translation of engineering plans and specifications into constructed product.

Designs and develops plans and drawings, which may include the development of preliminary layout and/or final drawings.

Organizes and conducts engineering investigations and planning work which have a well-defined scope. Outlines and prepares relatively straightforward reports of sections of more complex reports, working under the periodic review of a more experienced professional.

Provides engineering services during construction activities by reviewing shop drawings for conformance with specifications; prepares records and progress reports defining construction progress; observes construction procedures under the guidance of a more experienced professional, and evaluates the results from quality control testing.

Researches feasibility of alternative design approaches, site conditions, and regulatory agency specifications.

Contributes to the development of specifications and permit applications, and writes miscellaneous reports.

Prepares preliminary man-hour, cost and material quantity estimates.

Participates in quality control checks, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, checking computations, and/or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others.

Coordinates with other disciplines as required.

Performs field observations of construction where appropriate.

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


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering. This level may be achieved by Engineers with four years' experience since B.S.; three years experience since M.S. Incumbents typically have six to ten years' experience since Bachelor's degree.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

P.E. license is required.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Highway engineering experience is required.

Experience with Microstation and GEOPAK is required.

Experience with FDOT is preferred.

Good interpersonal skills and capable of developing technical writing, and communications skills.





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 EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

Please view the Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf

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