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Senior Water Resources Engineer III

  • Job reference: NA-001546
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Henderson

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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.


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.


Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Henderson, Nevada Water Resource Group as a Senior Water Resources Engineer.


The candidate will be involved on projects related to flood control design, watershed management, storm water master planning, and FEMA map revision studies.  The preferred applicant will have experience in flood control design, drainage design, hydrologic and hydraulic methods and associated software as well as Microstation/AutoCAD and highway drainage design. Experience with gravity sanitary sewer design, technical drainage study preparation, utility design, and/or roadway design is preferable. GIS experience associated with water resources is also desirable.


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.


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 design work and investigations and planning work.


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


Plans, schedules and conducts or coordinates construction services on projects of moderate scope.


May occasionally assist in the management of projects.


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



B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering.  M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with ten years experience since B.S. or nine years since M.S. Typical incumbent has 15 to 20 years of experience.


Good technical writing, computer and communications skills and AutoCAD/Microstation experience are required.  Experience and familiarity with the following programs is preferred: ArcGIS, HEC-1, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, Ras2D, FLO-2D, FlowMaster, WSPG, and XPSWMM.




P.E. license is required


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:   

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