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Senior Transportation Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-002573
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Austin

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 Transportation Team in Austin, TX as a Senior Transportation Engineer.


  • Responsible for preparing and managing roadway design projects for TxDOT and similar clients. Would serve as a Project Engineer, Project Manager or Task Manager, depending on projects requirements and the candidate’s experience. 

  • Prepares and manages highway Schematic and PS&E projects.
  • Works closely with clients in delivering projects. 
  • Assists in marketing efforts. 
  • Prepares cost and manpower estimates, schedules and job budgets.
  • Is responsible for quality control, maintain quality standards in all work produced.


  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering.
  • This level may be achieved by Engineers with seven years of experience since B.S. or six years since M.S. 
  • Typical incumbent has ten to fourteen years of experience. 


  • Proven technical writing skills. 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent Teamwork and Leadership skills.


  • P.E. license is required.


  • 10+ years of work experience in highway design.
  • Extensive experience in preparing highway design and schematic projects in Texas. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microstation programs required for use in completing assignments. 

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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