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Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager

  • Job reference: NA-001987
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Water
  • Location: Austin
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.


The Atkins Water Infrastructure Group is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Austin, TX office as a Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager.

The Senior Water/Wastewater Project Manager will support and lead projects for water and wastewater clients in the greater Austin area, including planning, designing and preparing plans related to water and wastewater infrastructure which may be comprised of water distribution and sewage collection systems, storm water systems, pump stations, reservoirs, hydraulic structures, and water/wastewater treatment facilities.


JOB DUTIES:

Prepare project work plans and develop project scopes, schedules, and budgets.

Monitor/manage project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives.

Maintain communications with team members, clients, subconsultants, and others involved with the project.

Supervise multidiscipline teams with staff of varying experience.

Monitor/manage design and development of plans and drawings, which may include the development of preliminary layout and/or final drawings.

Perform quality control, maintain quality standards in work produced, checking computations or reviewing design drawings.

Support business development activities from identification of opportunities to preparing proposals and making presentations to clients.

Maintain frequent contact with clients and regulatory agency personnel to determine their respective needs and requirements.

Demonstrate strong project management skills.

Perform engineering calculations.

Participating on projects involving construction activities by reviewing shop drawings for conformance with specifications; assist in recordkeeping and in generating progress reports; observe relatively simple construction procedures.

Comprehending hydraulic modeling and performing analysis

Contributing to technical report writing and data/analysis summary tables and exhibits.

Preparing cost and material quantity estimates.

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

Upholding engineering ethics and professional standards of conduct.

Leading and mentoring project teams.

Monitoring and reporting financial status of projects to technical managers.

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




EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

B.S. or M.S. in Civil, Chemical or Environmental Engineering. This level may be achieved with ten years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, four of these working as a project manager.


SPECIAL SKILLS:

Excellent interpersonal skills and strong technical writing and communications skills.

Experience and familiarity with the following programs is preferred: ArcGIS, AutoCAD, MicroStation, SWMM, Storm/Sewer/WaterCAD, is preferred.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:

PE license in TX is required within 6 months of employment.


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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