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Highway Engineer

NA-003945
  1. Dallas
  1. Transportation

Highway Engineer

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 Dallas, TX Highway Group as a Highway Engineer.


MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE
Under supervision, applies technical professional proficiency to the investigation of engineering problems, the coordination of project activities, and the preparation of preliminary plans and documents. On design assignments, progresses toward learning how to clearly convey the design intent through engineering drawings and specifications. On engineering and planning assignments, continues to develop a knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering processes and to apply them successfully to operating systems. On construction assignments, continues to develop an understanding of construction methods and the translation of engineering plans and specifications into constructed product. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.


JOB DUTIES
  • Performs design of urban and rural, freeway and municipal roadway and drainage projects using MicroStation GeoPak SS4, InRoads, and/or OpenRoads. Projects consist of feasibility studies, schematics, and PS&E’s for traditional design-bid-build projects as well as pre- and post-award contracts for design-build projects.
  • Designs and develops plans and drawings, which may include the development of preliminary layout and/or final drawings.
  • Organizes and conducts engineering investigations and planning work which have a well-defined scope. Outlines and prepares relatively straightforward reports of sections of more complex reports, working under the periodic review of a more experienced professional.
  • Provides engineering services during construction activities by reviewing shop drawings for conformance with specifications and by answering Requests for Information (RFI’s) from construction team.
  • Researches feasibility of alternative design approaches, site conditions, and regulatory agency specifications.
  • Contributes to the development of specifications and permit applications and writes miscellaneous reports.
  • Prepares preliminary man-hour, cost and material quantity estimates.
  • Participates in quality control checks, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, checking computations, and/or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others.
  • Coordinates with other disciplines as required.
  • Performs field observations of existing conditions and construction activities.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. 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.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
  • E.I. or EIT is required.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Technical writing, computer and communications skills required.
  • CAD skills, specifically MicroStation, Geopak, InRoads, OpenRoads, preferred.
  • 3D modeling experience a plus.

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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https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

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