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Senior Structures Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-000872
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Orlando, Miami, Tampa
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How will we: 

Create integrated and sustainable transportation networks
Ensure that transportation systems function successfully
Connect people and places safely and efficiently

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Bridge Engineering
Highway Design

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We provide the full range of services required to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain transportation projects for public and private owners. From preparing feasibility studies to conducting preliminary and final engineering, we take projects from concept and see them through construction.

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

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


The candidate will perform analysis, design and structural reviews on a variety of design and design-build projects involving bridges, walls, toll facilities, culverts and other miscellaneous highway structures.

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.


Perform and coordinate review of multiple design and design build projects including structural designs, bridge load ratings, drawings and specifications through different submittal phases and resolve design and construction related problems.

Perform conceptual or detailed designs and development of plans and drawings which may include the development of preliminary layout and/or detailed drawings.

Analyzes technical problems, research feasibility of proposed techniques and procedures, and devising new approaches and alternative solutions to suit site conditions, and other agency/entity requirements.

Develop scope of work, staff hours and request for proposals for design and design-build delivery and prepares schedules and budgets for in-house activities and communicates these with team members.

Provide engineering services during construction activities by reviewing shop drawings, request for information’s (RFI) and responses, address construction issues and provide input or guidance for resolution of construction problems.

Perform field observations of construction where appropriate.

Coordinate with client, consultants, contractors and other agencies, entities and disciplines as required.

Prepare meeting records and progress reports.

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


Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering from a recognized Institute. Master of Science in Structures highly desired.

Min 6 years of transportation structural engineering experience in bridge design and miscellaneous structural design.

Working Knowledge of software’s such as Microstation, AUTOCAD, Mathcad and structural analysis tools is required.

Knowledge of structural analysis and design of steel, prestressed and post tensioned/segmental concrete bridges is required.

Familiarity with design and plans production tools.

Understanding of FDOT requirements and practices for structures development is necessary.

Experience in structural engineering design, calculations, and production drawing oversight.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Reliable, consistent and mature approach to work.

Capable of independent thinking and problem solving but will recognize when to consult with more senior staff.

Able to work in a team environment.

Able to work under pressure.

Able to work independently with limited supervision.


Registered as Florida P.E.

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.

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