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Sr Civil Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001622
  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Location: Melbourne
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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

If you've set your heart on working for a company who values passion, doing the right thing, putting clients first and working collaboratively to provide excellence in all they do, then you've come to the right place.

Atkins Civil Group
is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Melbourne, FL office as a Sr Civil Engineer.

Under direction, applies full competency in conventional engineering work and broad knowledge of precedents in specialty area. On design assignments, understands how to clearly convey the design intent to engineering drawings and specifications. On assignments involving engineering investigations and planning work, has a firm grasp of the fundamentals of engineering processes and their application to operating systems. On projects involving engineering services related to construction activities, has developed a thorough understanding of construction methods and the manner in which engineering drawings and specifications are translated into the constructed product. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.

  • Working under direction of the project manager. 
  • Able to take on new or existing project and complete the design and permitting with the support of the design team. 
  • Communicate and coordinate with the project manager and other members of the design team to provide complete and coordinated construction drawings and specifications. 
  • Provide cost estimates. Meet schedules. Attend meetings with jurisdictional authorities to confirm permitting requirements.
  • Assist the design team working on civil engineering design projects including stormwater management and storm sewer systems, land development, site layout, potable water and sanitary sewer system improvements, and roadway improvements.
  • Provide direction to and review the work of junior engineers assisting with design and production.
  • Assist with design and production work, design layout, shop drawing review, field work, code research, project delivery, site and environmental permitting, report writing. 
  • Opportunities may exist for assisting the coastal engineering and airport planning groups depending on project staffing requirements.
  • Design duties include site plan design and permitting, storm sewer and storm water management system design, water and sewer system improvement design including water main extensions, gravity sewers and lift stations.
  • May be eligible to receive project management training.

  • B.S. or M.S. in Civil 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.
  • Must be able to use AutoCAD, ICPR, PONDS, WaterCAD, StormCAD; able to provide direction and review model results. 
  • Permitting experience through jurisdictional agencies including FDEP, FDOT, FL water management districts, county and local agencies is required. 
  • Must be able to provide engineering support (RFI's, shop drawing review, construction progress reports) for the construction phase. 
  • Good technical writing, computer and communications skills. 
  • Florida PE license is required, or the ability to obtain Florida PE registration via endorsement (comity). 
  • ASCE, FES or other technical engineering society 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 EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

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