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Structures Project Director

  • Job reference: NA-001008
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Orlando, Tampa

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Create integrated and sustainable transportation networks
Ensure that transportation systems function successfully
Connect people and places safely and efficiently

If your expertise is in:

Structural Engineering
Project Management
Alternative delivery methods
Transportation Engineering

We want to talk to you!

We provide the full range of services required to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain transportation projects for public and private owners. From preparing feasibility studies to conducting preliminary and final engineering, we take projects from concept and see them through construction.

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.

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.


Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Orlando, FL office as a Structures Project Director.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE:

Under general direction, manages complex and unconventional technology or delivery systems for a single significant project within a defined technical specialty.

Projects typically involve high levels of regulatory agency involvement or very complex technical requirements.

Typical projects might include construction management engagements, significant design-build or design-build-operate-maintain undertakings, major and unique structures, major wastewater treatment facilities, etc.

Provides leadership, direction, and technical guidance to senior project managers and project managers within assigned area of responsibility to ensure that quality management and technical services are provided to clients and that operating performance targets are met.

Mentors senior project managers and project managers associated with sophisticated and unconventional projects.

Projects of this magnitude generally involve net revenues totaling between $2.5 million to $5 million annually and require specialized expertise.


EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Bachelor's degree in field of practice.

Graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus.

This level may be achieved by technical professionals or managers with twelve years of experience since B.S. or eleven years since M.S., with at least three of these years in the Senior 

Project Manager position with highly complex project management responsibility.


SPECIAL SKILLS:

Excellent technical and interpersonal skills, public speaking and persuasive ability; very strong financial management, team management, and leadership skills; ability to manage and coordinate efforts of various projects to produce budgeted profits and overall results.

Possesses specific expertise to the extent that the individual is regarded as a regional or potentially national expert in a specific discipline, contract delivery method, particular type of project, planning process, design method, or modeling technique.

Personal computer proficiency is required.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:

Professional registration in field of practice is required, if available, e.g., P.E., A.I.C.P., R.A., or R.L.A.

Certification as a “Project Management Professional” (PMP) or “Certified Construction Manager” (CCM) required within one year of assuming this position.



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.

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