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Transportation Engineer (Entry Level)

  • Job reference: NA-003248
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Bartow

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We have 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.


We were 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’s Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Bartow, FL office (Greater Tampa Bay area) as a Transportation Engineer (Entry-Level).




Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the solution of planning problems and the coordination of related project activities. Work may involve working directly with the Florida Department of Transportation supporting various programs and projects in the Intermodal Systems Development (ISD) Office.




Performs work for the Florida Department of Transportation Intermodal Systems Development (ISD) Office which may include the following:

  • Review and process project invoices and supporting documentation for payment to ensure eligibility of costs and to comply with contractual provisions within 5 working   days.
  • Ensures FDOT compliance and success with financial and program management audits.
  • Tracking funds.
  • Ensuring subrecipients are placing orders.
  • Ensuring all funds are being expended via review of monthly status reports.
  • Working with CUTR and Central Office.
  • Working with District Staff and CUTR to redistribute funds.
  • Could include application amendments, Program of projects (POP) amendments, NOGA amendments, etc.
  • Reviewing and approving equipment purchases made by the subrecipient.
  • Printing and filing the final documents once the vehicle has been delivered.
  • Project coordination meetings.
  • Grant application review and process for selecting projects.
  • Develops, processes, and distributes Joint Participation Agreements (JPA), Supplemental JPA’s, Notification of Funding forms (NOF’s), and Notification of Grant Awards (NOGA) according to the FDOT procedures and production schedule. 
  • Maintains the project schedule worksheet for the current fiscal year.
  • Prepare the project schedule worksheet for the future fiscal year.
  • Conducts site (agency specific) and field reviews and prepares correspondence to ensure compliance with Agreement requirements and FDOT procedures.
  • Conduct the vehicle title releases process with CUTR and Central Office.
  • Conduct the vehicle transfers process with subrecipient and Central Office.
  • Assist with the work program cycle, including updating project costs in accordance with Federal apportionments, change requests and code sheets.
  • Review and approve third-party agreements.



B.S. in Engineering. Minimal experience is required of incumbents with a Bachelor's Degree in a branch of Engineering directly related to hiring discipline; no experience required with a Master's degree.




Good interpersonal skills and capable of developing technical writing, and communications skills. PC and CAD skills require.



E.I. or EIT desired.

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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