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Senior Water Resources Engineer I

  • Job reference: NA-001573
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Denver

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.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms 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.

The Atkins Water Resources Group is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Denver, CO team as a Senior Water Resources Engineer I.

The candidate's primary assignment will be to a major design build project; however upon completion of the design build project, the candidate could be involved on projects related to flood control design, watershed management, stormwater masterplanning, and FEMA map revision studies. The applicant must have significant experience in drainage design, hydrologic and hydraulic methods and associated software. The candidate must be proficient in Microstation/AutoCAD, highway drainage design, and floodplain analysis. GIS experience associated with water resources and 2-D modeling experience is preferable.


JOB DUTIES

Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.

Performs preliminary engineering design and/or reviews the design and drafting work of junior engineers, designers or drafters.

Works with external clients at progress meetings and throughout project to meet client needs, project schedules, goals, and deadlines

Performs quality control and guidance of junior staff related to hydrologic/hydraulic models or methods

Prepares cost and man-hour estimates, job budgets and schedules.

Prepares or oversees the preparation of final plans and reports and submits them for approval.

Conducts or oversees personnel involved in engineering investigations and planning work.

Coordinates work with other engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff.

May mange or assist in the management of projects.

May perform other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

B.S. or M.S. in Civil or Environmental 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.


SPECIAL SKILLS

Proficiency in Microstation, highway drainage design, and floodplain analysis is required.

Experience and familiarity with the following programs is preferred: ArcGIS, HEC-1, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, FLO-2D, FlowMaster, WSPG, StormCAD, XPSWMM, AutoCAD.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

P.E. license is required.

General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.

Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to visit project sites if necessary. Job also requires ability to assemble and analyze data.

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 here:
http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf  

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