Senior Water Resource Engineer in Orlando, FL at Atkins North America, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/26/2019

Job Snapshot

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 Orlando, Florida Water Resources Group as a Senior Water Resources/Drainage Engineer.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

This is a great opportunity to work on a variety of water-related projects involving transportation (roadway and aviation) drainage design and design of stormwater management facilities. This person will mentor junior staff and review engineering calculations, perform field observations, prepare or perform quality control review of hydrologic/ hydraulic analysis and design methods. Proficiency in Microstation, highway drainage design, and some experience with floodplain analysis is necessary.

JOB DUTIES
  • Performs project design, sketching design concepts to be developed by junior engineers, CAD designers or technicians.
  • Plans and reviews the production of engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Plans and reviews the production of engineering investigations or planning work.
  • 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.
  • Analyzes project dimension and scope, and prepares or oversees the preparation of cost and manpower estimates, schedules and job budgets.
  • Coordinates work with project manager, and guides junior professionals and technical personnel on the design and drafting of preliminary and final plans.
  • Is responsible for quality control, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, and checking computations or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others.
  • May occasionally manage projects.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

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