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Senior Project Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001221
  • Sector: Construction, Transportation
  • Location: Jacksonville
Atkins 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. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firm 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.

At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. As the official engineer of the 2012 London Olympics, few companies can rival the size and diversity of our projects. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modeling of a flood defense system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable solutions.

Atkins seeks an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Jacksonville, FL staff as a Senior Project Engineer.


Job Details:

Responsible for the administration and observation of construction engineering and inspection (CEI) activities to determine work quality and substantial conformance with plans and specifications. Represents the firm to the construction project group and has ultimate responsibility for the team’s performance on the project. Incumbents do not supervise any contractor's activities and are not responsible for job site safety.

Work involves planning, coordination and problem solving on a variety of considerably complex projects, involving several disciplines, contractors and/or regulatory agencies.

Other duties include managing CEI inspection and administrative staff, marketing and project pursuits, and client development.

Marketing and Client Maintenance: May participate in pursuing new project opportunities for firm by maintaining contacts with current and prospective clients.


Qualifications:

An Engineering degree and must be registered in the State of Florida as a Professional Engineer and twelve (12) years of engineering experience and five (5) years of which are in major road or bridge construction.

Candidates must have experience on Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Expressway Authority or other Federal Highway Administration funded projects.

Must be qualified in the respective CTQP / FDOT certifications.

Communicate effectively in English (verbally and in writing).

Direct highly complex and specialized engineering administration and inspection programs.

Plan and organize work of subordinates and staff members.

Develop and/or review policies, methods, practices, and procedures; and review programs for conformance with FDOT standards.

Candidates must be proficient in all computer programs required to perform the duties of this position. MS Word / Excel software required.


Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering.


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 Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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