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Project Manager - Highway Engineering

  1. Atlanta
  1. Transportation
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 team in Atlanta, GA as a Project Manager - Highway Engineering.


Under general direction, provides technical expertise within Highway/Roadway projects for diverse engineering activities throughout the assigned area of responsibility and/or company-wide. May function as a project manager, engineer-of-record, or technical consultant. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.

  • Work involves coordination, teamwork, research and problem solving on a variety of Highway/Roadway engineering projects with unique or controversial problems.
  • May serve as a project manager on projects requiring oversight of project teams, regular and direct coordination with clients, and responsibility for oversight of project schedules and financials.
  • May provide a supervisory role and oversee staff members with an emphasis in development of their careers and advancement of their technical abilities, skills and knowledge.
  • Work may involve project pursuits, presentations and development of marketing proposals.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

  • Bachelor's degree in field(s) of practice. Graduate degree desirable. management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved with 8 years experience in project production and technical professional activities, two of these working as a Sr. Technical Professional.

  • Strong technical writing and communications skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees.
  • Proven technical writing and communication skills.
  • Strong MicroStation and OpenRoads experience required with strong 3-D modeling skills preferred.
  • Strong background in transportation plans development and a detailed understanding of GDOT standards and procedure preferred.
  • Alternative Delivery experience desired.
  • Proven technical writing and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and interact in a team environment. Incumbent may be eligible for project management training.
  • CAD and design software proficiency required, Microstation and OpenRoads is preferred.

  • Professional Registration in field of practice preferred if available.

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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