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Senior Highway Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-002453
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Denver

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 Highway Group in our Denver, CO office as a Senior Highway Engineer.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Come be a part of a dynamic design group that is involved with the largest and highest profile CDOT and local agency projects and programs in Colorado. We work with CDOT, Central Federal Lands, City & County of Denver, Longmont, Commerce City, Louisville, Arvada, Douglas County, Parker, City of Boulder, Boulder County, Greeley, and Ft. Collins and many Federal agencies and Armed Forces.

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

Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.

Performs preliminary engineering design and/or reviews the design and drafting work of junior engineers, designers or drafters.

Prepares cost and man-hour estimates, job budgets and schedules.

Prepares or oversees the preparation of final plans and reports and submits them for approval.

Conducts or oversees personnel involved in engineering investigations and planning work.

Coordinates work with other engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff.

Plans, schedules and conducts or coordinates construction services on projects of moderate scope.

May occasionally assist in the management of projects.

May perform 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

Microstation SS4 required. AutoCAD Civil 3D preferred, but not required.

Organized and self motivated.

Experience with CDOT processes and procedures a plus and experience with local agencies a plus.

Be able to take direction and delegate production to production staff.


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

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