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Senior Structures Engineer - Team Lead

  • Job reference: NA-001551
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Orlando
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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, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Orlando, FL staff as a Senior Structures Engineer - Team Lead.

Major Function/Role:
  • Provide leadership, direction and technical guidance to a team of structural engineers (detailers, engineers, senior engineers), to ensure that quality technical services are provided to clients and that technical work meets production targets.
  • Performs analysis, design and structural reviews on a variety of design and design-build projects involving bridges, walls, culverts and other miscellaneous highway structures.
  • Provides the expertise of a seasoned structural engineer to all conventional areas and applies advanced concepts and techniques to unconventional engineering problems with little to minimal direction

Job Duties:
  • Serves as structural discipline lead and manages structural related project production for a variety of highway and related type projects (city, county, DOT, toll agency, private)
  • Staff administration:
  • Identifies current and future staffing needs based upon project requirements. 
  • Recommends staffing needs and supports the recruiting process to bring new candidates on board. 
  • Conducts semi-annual performance reviews and annual career planning sessions with direct reports. 
  • Provides staff with ongoing performance feedback and counsel to promote improved performance and career development.
  • Helps staff identify and pursue technical and professional development activities consistent with their career development goals and company objectives.
  • Ensures staff compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Project and Production Management:
  • Ensure appropriate staff allocation to projects in consideration of project schedules, budgets, key milestone dates and work products.
  • Monitors and enforces compliance with established quality control standards, ensuring that appropriate quality assurance activities are being performed throughout the operating unit. 
  • Reviews project QC plans and periodic QA compliance audits on projects
  • Promotes technical excellence:
  • Maintains visibility and professional currency by actively participating in professional and civic organizations and encourages staff to do the same. 
  • Works with Practice and Technical Directors to design and implement development tracks for technical staff, with a focus on building technical excellence at all levels of the organization. 
  • Marketing and business development:  
  • Supports pursuing new project opportunities and maintains contacts with current and prospective clients   
  • Assists in proposals, pursuits, and contract negotiations. 
  • May manage projects or serve as lead for structures discipline work on projects.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering from a recognized Institute. Master of Science in Structures preferred.
  • 10 years minimum experience on a variety of bridge types (structural steel, prestressed) with five years’ experience in engineer of record role. 
  • Working Knowledge of software’s such as Microstation, AUTOCAD, Mathcad and structural analysis tools is required.
  • Familiarity with design and plans production tools.
  • experience with design-build delivery preferred.
  • Highly desired: 5 years’ experience with segmental bridges, and/or curved spliced concrete U-beam bridges. 
  • Excellent technical and interpersonal skills. 
  • Proven ability to manage individuals and teams, provide leadership, and manage project production. 
  • Must have business vision, excellent communication skills, and be able to represent the firm effectively to clients, key public officials, and the community in general.

Professional Registrations:

  • Professional registration is required; Florida PE or  ability to obtain FL PE within 6 months of hire.

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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