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Transportation Engineer/Aviation Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-001517
  • Sector: Aviation, Transportation
  • Location: Philadelphia
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Atkins 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.

Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms 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.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Philadelphia Aviation East Group as an Aviation Engineer.  Willing to consider Roadway Engineers in lieu of Aviation experience.



Our Aviation group in Philadelphia is looking for an experienced engineer to join our growing team. This person would have the ability to work individually and as part of a team to deliver civil engineering design for airport related projects. Previous aviation experience is a plus, but experience with Civil 3D is required. Willing to consider roadway experience in lieu of aviation.



Prepares designs for aviation projects such as taxiway, runway and ramp replacements. Produces designs and prepares construction drawings and specifications for airport improvement projects such as grading, drainage, pavement and geometry plans. Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials or procedures, or difficult coordination requirements.


B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering. This level my be achieved by Engineers with 2 years' experience since B.S. or 1 year since M.S. The typical incumbent has 3 to 5 years' experience since Bachelor's degree.


Technical writing, computer and communications skills required. CAD skills preferred. Civil 3D experience required.



E.I. or EIT is required. Applicants with a PE license will be considered for a Sr. Engineer title.


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.

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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