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Senior Transportation Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-000849
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Raleigh
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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 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 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-starters to join our Atkins staff as a Senior Transportation Engineer
Incumbent may be able to work out of our Raleigh, NC office.


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.
Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials or procedures, or difficult coordination requirements.


- B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. This level may be achieved by Engineers with four years' experience since B.S.; three years experience since M.S. 
- Incumbents typically have six to ten years' experience since Bachelor's degree.
Good technical writing, computer and communications skills. 
- May be eligible to receive project management training.
- P.E. license is required.
- NCDOT Roadway/Transportation project design and management experience required.
- Previous supervisory experience preferred.
- High proficiency with Bentley Microstation, Geopak and Corridor Modeler desired.

Candidates will have the option of working in the Raleigh, NC office.

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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