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Senior Roadway Lighting Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-003296
  • Sector: Construction, Roads & Bridges
  • Location: Miami

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.  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.


Atkins has 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 Miami, FL office as a Senior Roadway Lighting Engineer.




Under general direction, provides technical expertise of a seasoned engineer to all conventional aspects of functional area and applies advanced concepts and techniques to unconventional engineering problems. May function as an individual engineer on small projects or part of a larger design team for complex design projects.




  • 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.

  • 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.


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Engineering or graduate technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with 7 years of experience since Bachelor’s or 6 years since Master’s. Typical incumbent has 10-14 years of experience.





  • Strong technical writing and communications skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees. Understanding roadway lighting is required.

  • Minimum of 6 years of lighting design.

  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCad and electrical load software (EasyPower, ETAP, etc.)





  • PE is required

  • LEED Accredited is preferred.



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.


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