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Senior Professional Engineer / Practice Leader - Water/Wastewater

  • Job reference: NA-001114
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Dallas

Senior Professional Engineer / Practice Leader - Water/Wastewater
If you are an experienced Senior Water/Wastewater Engineer with engaging team leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to lead business development activities, we have an exciting and highly rewarding opportunity for you by joining one of the world's most well respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. This position is located in Dallas, TX.

As the Water/Wastewater Practice Leader, you will collaborate with Senior Leadership to develop and implement a Business Development plan, track prospective business opportunities, participate in proposal development efforts, and represent ATKINS at project interviews. You will also cultivate and maintain relations with technical and political leaders throughout the Dallas metro area, the region, and in other prospective markets by attending networking events and actively participating in committees and associations.

You will also serve as a Project Manager for a variety of multi-disciplined, complex public and private infrastructure projects by evaluating the scope and scheduling requirements of current and projected projects, coordinating planning strategies to ensure successful project execution from conception through construction, and providing quality assurance and quality control. In collaboration with other team leaders, you will also leverage your technical knowledge to lead, coach, mentor, and develop a talented team of engineering professionals.

ATKINS at a Glance
Established in 1938
18,052 employees worldwide (Staff number at 31 March 2016)
Annual Revenue: 2.7 billion dollars (Full year ended 31 March 2016)
. The world's 11th largest global design firm (ENR 2016)
. The 15th largest international design firm (ENR 2016)
. One of the top 10 firms in the United States (ENR 2016)

North America
. 2,750 People employed in North America and over 75 offices throughout North America
. Annual Revenue 449 MM

Atkins' core services in the US encompass engineering, planning, construction management, program management, environmental consulting, urban planning, and architecture services. Our clients represent a mix of both the public and private sectors, and include regional, state, and federal agencies; counties and municipalities; development companies; airports; energy providers; toll road agencies; and contractors.

Required Qualifications
To make an impact and contribute to our team, you must possess the following qualifications:
. Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering and Professional Engineer registration in the State of Texas.
. Ten (10) to twenty (20) years of progressive technical design experience with a minimum of five years of experience directly managing public and private infrastructure projects.
. Effective business development skills demonstrated by a track record of securing public and private contracts.
. Previous client management experience with demonstrated ability to establish and maintain client relations and secure business opportunities.
. Previous experience managing infrastructure projects and leading a multi-disciplined project team.
. Previous experience mentoring and developing a team of engineering professionals; demonstrated ability to foster collaborative team environment.
. Demonstrated ability to apply effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills when developing proposals, preparing technical reports, leading project team meetings, and conducting project interviews.
.Ability to travel as needed (up to 15%) for team meetings, client consultations, site inspections/visits, etc.; Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Preferred Qualifications
The following qualifications are a plus and will be beneficial to achieving success in your new role:
. Master's Degree in Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering with an emphasis on wastewater infrastructure design.
. Working knowledge of water, wastewater, and/or storm water modeling platforms and/or Revit. 

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.

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