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Utility Coordinator

  • Job reference: NA-001829
  • Sector: Construction, Infrastructure, Power, Urban Development
  • Location: Austin
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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.

Public and private clients face myriad challenges – aging infrastructure, smart growth, lack of funding and limited staff. As a leader in sustainable design and construction, we take an integrated, innovative approach to help tackle those challenges.

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.

If you've set your heart on working for a company who values passion, doing the right thing, putting clients first and working collaboratively to provide excellence in all they do, then you've come to the right place.

The Atkins Consulting Services Group is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Austin, TX office as a Utility Coordinator.

Provide assistance to Project Manager or Technical Manager by coordinating or performing a variety of technical duties requiring professional-level technical knowledge and familiarity with engineering or related project work, such
as design, permitting, production, reporting and documentation, as required by specific position.

  • Under direction, performs several of the following duties, depending on the program/project and in accordance with established standards and applicable regulatory policies.
  • Coordination of utility adjustment process for roadway, rail and utility projects including identification of existing utilities and identifying conflicts
  • Interpret plans & schedules to anticipate conflicts and resolution, review documents, utility records research, and coordinate/conduct meetings with affected parties, agencies and municipalities.
  • Participate in the preparation of contracts, fee proposals, scopes of work, and invoices.
  • Participate in the preparation of project proposals, presentations and related marketing material and publications.
  • Coordinate and track project submittals, permitting and relocation efforts.
  • Conduct on-site visits and review plans and estimates to evaluate compliance with rules and regulations.
  • May determine eligibility and betterment ratios based on applicable law, policies, rules and regulations.
  • May oversee and coordinate the work of consultants or others to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Prepare and/or review Utility Agreement Assemblies, Joint Use Agreements and Record as-built drawings
  • Prepare utility cost estimates
  • Review plan and profile construction drawings and underground utility improvements.
  • Research prior rights and franchise agreement issues
  • May perform such other duties as the supervisor may deem necessary.

  • Bachelor's degree plus continued education through workshops, seminars, and related courses plus four years of experience in engineering or related technical professional activities, exhibiting familiarity with related computer programs and applicable permitting work.
  • Good technical writing, communication, analytical ability and computer skills. 
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, 3-D Modeling and MicroStation preferred
  • Public Utility experience preferred
  • Degree may be substituted for 10 years of experience in the public utility or pipeline industry exhibiting familiarity with related planning, design, construction, computer programs and applicable permitting work.
  • Job requires On-site field inspections. 
  • If position requires driving a company-owned, leased or rented vehicle or own personal vehicle, incumbent must have valid driver's license and a driving record that meets company policy.

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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