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Water Resources/Drainage Engineer (Entry Level)

  • Job reference: NA-001982
  • Sector: Water
  • Location: Raleigh
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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 Raleigh, NC Water Resource Group as a Water Resources/Drainage Engineer (Entry Level).


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under supervision, performs routine engineering work while developing professional proficiency. On design assignments, works to learn how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications. On assignments involving investigations and planning, works to learn the fundamentals of engineering processes and to apply them successfully to operating systems. On assignments involving construction activities, works to develop an understanding of construction methods and the translation of engineering drawings and specifications into the constructed product. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.


JOB DUTIES

Performs roadway drainage design as part of a team.

Performs hydrologic/hydraulic modeling for floodplain mapping.

Prepares final plans and design reports and submits them for review.

May work with external clients at progress meetings and throughout project to meet client needs, project schedules, goals and deadlines.

May coordinate work with other engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff.

May manage or assist in the management of projects.

May perform other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.




EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering (preferably with a focus in Water Resources). This level may 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.


SPECIAL SKILLS

Good technical writing, computer, communication and organization/planning skills are required.

Experience and familiarity with the following programs and methodology is preferred but not necessary: Microstation, Geopak drainage, HEC-RAS, SCS methodology, and the Rational Formula.

Experience with the following programs is preferred but not necessary: GIS, HEC-HMS, AutoCAD, SWMM products, FlowMaster, and 2D modeling software. 


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

EI or EIT is usually required.


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

Ability to process paper/electronic documents and utilize computer equipment; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; ability to visit project sites if necessary. Job also requires ability to plan, prioritize and review project plans and documents, evaluate alternatives, and devise appropriate solutions.

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 here:
http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf  

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