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Senior Water Resources Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-003140
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Bartow
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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 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 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.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business seeks a Senior Drainage Engineer to join our Bartow, FL Drainage Group.

The candidate's primary role within the group is to provide drainage design and production services for roadway projects and drainage tasks on assignment within a Client’s office.


A strong candidate for this role must be competent in performing water resources engineering work and demonstrate a broad knowledge of hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and design methods. The candidate must have DOT roadway drainage design experience and proficiency in Microstation, highway drainage design, and some experience with floodplain analysis. A strong candidate will be able to independently make sound preliminary engineering decisions, develop water resource design plans, write design specifications, and plan technical reports.

  • Serve as the drainage design engineer on assignment within a Client’s office to augment the Client’s staff on transportation drainage projects which includes the preparation of calculations, plans production, reports, shop drawing reviews, immediate response projects and flooding complaint support. Additional support to the Client may include drainage permit reviews, database management and drainage plan reviews.
  • Strong ability to organize and manage a drainage design with an emphasis on maintaining Client project schedules and budgets.
  • Coordinates work with Client’s Engineers and project managers and multidisciplinary design groups.
  • Responsible for quality control, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, and checking computations or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others.

  • 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.
  • At least 6+ years of drainage design work experience with FDOT projects.
  • Experience with FDOT and Local Municipality drainage design criteria for RRR and capacity projects which may include the following designs: open and closed storm drain design, wet and dry stormwater management facilities, pond siting analysis, base clearance analysis, nutrient loading analysis, and bridge hydraulic analysis. 
  • Good technical writing and communication skills.

  • The candidate must be proficient in Microstation, GEOPAK Drainage or ASAD, ICPR, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience in 3D corridor modeling, ArcGIS, HEC-RAS is a plus.

  • 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. 

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