Senior Airport Civil Engineer in Atlanta, GA at Atkins North America, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/20/2019

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Job Description

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. 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.

Atkins has 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 Atlanta, Georgia Aviation Group as a Senior Airport Civil Engineer.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Under direction, provides the expertise of a seasoned engineer to all conventional aspects of functional area and applies advanced concepts and techniques to unconventional engineering problems. May function as individual researcher or technical specialist. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.

JOB DUTIES
  • Leads/supports coordination with diverse design teams comprised of variety of design professionals and multi-discipline subconsultants during design and construction phases.
  • Develops plans, specifications, reports, and engineer’s estimates for a variety of aviation-related projects, including airside, landside and terminal areas
  • Oversees design elements including, geometry, pavement design, grading and drainage, utilities, phasing, and erosion control plans
  • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for new projects, weighing alternatives and selecting the most cost-effective solution.
  • Analyzes technical problems, assessing the feasibility of proposed techniques and procedures, and devising new approaches and alternative solutions.
  • Responsible for quality control, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, and checking computations or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others.
  • Acts as design representative during project Construction Administration for airside and landside projects, delegating and tracking submittals and RFIs to subconsultants, and attending regular construction update meetings with clients.
  • May occasionally manage projects. Analyzing project dimension and scope, and preparing or overseeing the preparation of cost and manpower estimates, schedules and job budgets. Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering (preferably Civil Engineering). M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with seven years of experience since B.S. or 6 years since M.S. Typical incumbent has ten to fourteen years of experience.


SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Good interpersonal skills and capable of developing technical writing, and communications skills.
  • 6-14 years civil design experience in airports preferred however transportation/civil engineering design experience will be considered.
  • Detailed knowledge of airport design standards and airspace including FAA Advisory Circulars and airfield imaginary surfaces is strongly preferred.
  • Proven ability to manage large scope operations and provide leadership to multiple levels of management and technical professionals.
  • Must have business vision, excellent communication skills, and be able to represent the firm effectively to staff, clients, and the community in general.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge with Microsoft Office and AutoCAD Civil 3D is required. Familiarity with AviPLAN is preferred.
  • A strong working relationship with FAA staff and Engineers and Project Managers at Southeastern US Airports is preferred.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license is required.


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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