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Transportation Project Manager

  • Job reference: NA-001109
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Ocoee

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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 a highly motivated, self-starter to join our Ocoee, FL transportation team as a Transportation Project Manager.

The intent of this position is to serve as a Transportation Project Manager for the Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) Production Group. In this role you will manage other consultants as well as provide support the FTE’s staff, on numerous types of design/construction projects.  


JOB DUTIES

 

Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with other consultants for the client.

 

Manage the selected consultant project teams through design and support during the construction phase of projects

 

Project Manager would be responsible for preparing and maintaining project work plan, scope, schedule and budget, and communicates these to client project team members; monitors/manages project production for compliance with schedule, budget and quality objectives.

 

Project Manager will also be responsible preparing for concept reports, including coordination with internal FTE design groups in preparation of the reports, to be used for scoping and budgeting projects.

 

Monitors reports and schedules to ensure appropriate charging of man-hours, costs and expenses to projects, and to communicate project progress/status to senior management.

 

Establishes and maintains project files.

 

Monitors consultant financials for the project for the FTE.

 

Monitors sub consultants' progress and performance, reviews and approves sub consultant and vendor invoices, and resolves payment and project disputes.

 

Schedules and coordinates project meetings with the project team, regulatory agencies, the client, and others involved with the projects.

 

May supervise technical professionals, associate project managers and design staff including workload and staffing management.

 

Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.



EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

 

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration on Transportation Design or other related field of study. Graduate degree desirable. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus.  This level may be achieved with 8 years’ experience in project production and technical professional activities, two of these working as a Project Manager.  Typical incumbent will have 8-12 years of experience.

 

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

FDOT Project Management and FDOT Plans Production Experience a plus.

Understanding of the FDOT Design Build process is a plus.

 

GEC Experience a plus.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Good public speaking ability.

 

Strong project financial management skills.

 

Knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

 

A Professional Engineer (P.E.) license is required.

 

Certified “Project Management Professional” (PMP) through the Project Management Institute preferred.

 

 

General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.

 

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 EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

 

 

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:
http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf   



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