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Senior Water Resources Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001736
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Phoenix
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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 and highly motivated self-starter to join our Phoenix, AZ Water Resource Group as a Senior Water Resources Engineer.  


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE:

This is a great opportunity to lead a variety of water-related projects involving hydrologic and hydraulic (H&H) modeling and analysis, schematic drainage design and riverine hydraulics. This person will mentor junior staff and review engineering calculations, perform field observations, prepare develop or perform quality control review of 1D and 2D computer models for urban drainage analysis, floodplain mapping, watershed planning and closed conduit and open channel design. This individual must be competent in performing water resources engineering work and demonstrate a broad knowledge of hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and design methods.  


JOB DUTIES:

Performs project design, sketching design concepts to be developed by junior engineers, CAD designers or technicians. 

Plans and reviews the production of engineering drawings and specifications. 

Plans and reviews the production of engineering investigations or planning work. 

Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for new projects, weighing alternatives and selecting the most cost-effective solution. 

Analyzes technical problems, assessing the feasibility of proposed techniques and procedures, and devising new approaches and alternative solutions. 


Analyzes project dimension and scope, and prepares or oversees the preparation of cost and manpower estimates, schedules and job budgets.

Coordinates work with project manager, and guides junior professionals and technical personnel on the design and drafting of preliminary and final plans.

Is responsible for quality control, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, and checking computations or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others. 

May occasionally manage projects. 

Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.















EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with four years of water resources and/or water/wastewater experience since B.S. or three years since M.S. Typical incumbent has six to ten years of experience. 

 
SPECIAL SKILLS:

Proven technical writing and communication skills. Incumbent may be eligible for project management training. 

 
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:


P.E. license is required. CFM preferred.

 
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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