Roadway Engineer at Atkins North America, Inc.

Posted in Architecture 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Austin, Texas

Job Description:

Job Description

Roadway Engineer

Why join us?

We are hiring!

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated Civil Engineer to join our Central Region Highways team as a Roadway Engineer.  Under supervision, this engineer performs routine engineering work while developing professional proficiency. On design assignments, you will learn how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications. On investigations and planning, you will learn the fundamentals of engineering processes and to apply them successfully to operating systems. On construction activities, you will develop an understanding of construction methods and the translation of engineering drawings and specifications into the constructed product.

This person can report to our Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonia, or Tyler Texas office. This person can also report our Norman, OK office as well.

About Us

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.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Applies standard engineering practices and techniques in specific situations.

  • Assists in the planning, design, and production of engineering drawings. May supervise the production of these drawings. Carries out specific assignments in preparing and assembling specifications.

  • Participates in conducting engineering investigations and planning work by completing well-defined tasks. These tasks may include collection and analysis of data using established procedures, performance of routine calculations, and participation in evaluating the feasibility of alternate solutions.

  • Prepares assigned sections of reports working under the close review of a more experienced professional.

  • Participates on projects involving construction activities by reviewing shop drawings for conformance with easily interpreted specifications; assists in recordkeeping and in generating progress reports; observes relatively simple construction procedures and collect samples for quality control testing.

What will you contribute?

  • B.S. (or higher) in Civil Engineering

  • 2-5 years’ experience

  • EIT required

  • CAD and design software proficiency required

  • MicroStation, OpenRoads, and/or GEOPAK experience is a plus

  • Internship, Co-op, or other experience in Roadway Design and/or Construction is a plus

  • Proven technical writing and communication skills

What we offer at Atkins:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Group Insurance

  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please review Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who are not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, SNC-Lavalin family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  

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