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Tolls System Project Manager

  • Job reference: NA-001013
  • Sector: Planning, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: San Francisco, Denver, Austin
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Why not...

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

If your interests lie in:
Tolling Systems and Operations
Project Management
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.

Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Tolls team in San Francisco, CA as a Tolls System Project Manager. 
This person may also sit out of our Austin, TX or Denver, CO office. There is also an option work remotely so location may be flexible. 


Under direction, the person in this position applies technical professional competency in toll project delivery and consultation on toll systems, toll equipment and technology, toll operations and maintenance, and managed lane networks.

Work will be conducted simultaneously on multiple projects that are in various phases of delivery from planning and design to operations and maintenance.

Responsibilities include coordination of toll project activities, project schedule management, technical analyses and documentation, risk management, resource planning, quality control, and contract management.

Interacts closely with toll system integrators and operations staff in the preparation of project deployment, testing, requirements traceability, change control, review of system integrator deliverables, and facilitation of client/owner approvals.

Functions within small, project-oriented, multidisciplinary teams of toll professionals and supports direct interaction with clients within the context of project progress meetings, schedule updates, design reviews, operations, and project production and delivery. 

Major results expected include high-quality written, verbal, and graphical deliverables in the form of operational concepts, technology reviews, designs, and specifications.


Contract administration and system integrator oversight through all phases of toll system delivery

System design reviews and software configuration management

Schedule management to include:

Review of TSI baseline schedule

Tracking of critical path items

Identification of schedule risks

Status of action items

Periodic schedule update reports to client

Risk management services to include:

Proactive identification and assessment of integration risks

Develops and prioritizes risk mitigation strategies

Tracks and supports resolution of issues with TSI and third party service providers

Change and configuration management for toll program business requirements, operational policies and procedures, and system functionality

Manages system testing oversight activities to validate functionality and performance of toll systems

Manages completion and verification of system testing punch list items

Monitor system issues through tracking defects and work orders

System report testing and validation; report data analyses and data management

Evaluates, monitors and verifies compliance of design with Requirements Trace Matrix (RTM)

Reviews, comments, and provides approval recommendation of TSI deliverables consistent with approved plans and specifications

Manages oversight of equipment installation and integration activities

Writes reports, delivers presentations, communicates concepts and deliverables to clients and participates in quality control checks


B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or a Toll related subject such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Transportation Planning, Accounting, Economics, Business, Law, or Information Technology, plus seven years relevant experience providing exposure to information and communication technologies and/or toll operations, including fiber-optic communication design, video systems, toll collection systems and sub-systems, toll infrastructure, electronic payment, or traffic management.

Toll related Master's degree/MBA can substitute for one year of experience.


Detailed understanding of the practical design and deployment of a wide range of toll operations technologies, including toll transaction processing logic, video/violations-processing systems/engineering, toll collection systems and sub-systems, electronic payment, toll infrastructure, or traffic management. 

Specific experience with toll system integrators, and any active traffic management experience, including congestion pricing.

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access is required.

Familiarity with the use of Microsoft Outlook or equivalent e-mail program is desired.

Strong technical writing, analytical and communication skills essential, including ability to present concepts verbally.

Proven ability to lead analyst teams successfully.


Not 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.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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