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Sr Utility Coordinator

  • Job reference: NA-001826
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Power, Urban Development
  • Location: Dallas
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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 Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Dallas, TX office as a Sr Utility Coordinator.


Provide assistance to Project Manager or Technical Manager by coordinating or performing a variety of technical duties requiring professional-level technical knowledge and familiarity with engineering or related project work, such as design, permitting, production, reporting and documentation, as required by specific position.

  • Under direction, performs several of the following duties, depending on the program/project and in accordance with established standards and applicable regulatory policies.
  • Coordination of utility adjustment process for roadway, rail and utility projects including identification of existing utilities and identifying conflicts
  • Interpret plans & schedules to anticipate conflicts and resolution, review documents, utility records research, and coordinate/conduct meetings with affected parties, agencies and municipalities.
  • Participate in the preparation of contracts, fee proposals, scopes of work, and invoices.
  • Participate in the preparation of project proposals, presentations and related marketing material and publications.
  • Coordinate and track project submittals, permitting and relocation efforts.
  • Conduct on-site visits and review plans and estimates to evaluate compliance with rules and regulations.
  • May determine eligibility and betterment ratios based on applicable law, policies, rules and regulations.
  • May oversee and coordinate the work of consultants or others to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Prepare and/or review Utility Agreement Assemblies, Joint Use Agreements and Record as-built drawings
  • Prepare utility cost estimates
  • Review plan and profile construction drawings and underground utility improvements.
  • Research prior rights and franchise agreement issues
  • May perform such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field, plus continued education through workshops, seminars, and related courses plus eight years of experience in engineering or related technical professional activities, exhibiting familiarity with related computer programs and applicable permitting work.

  • Good technical writing, communication, analytical ability and computer skills. 
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, 3-D Modeling and MicroStation preferred
  • Public Utility experience preferred

  • May substitute Degree requirements with 10 years of experience in the public utility or pipeline industry exhibiting familiarity with related planning, design, construction, computer programs and applicable permitting work.
  • On-site field inspections. If position requires driving a company-owned, leased or rented vehicle or own personal vehicle, incumbent must have valid driver's license and a driving record that meets company policy.

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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