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Senior Track Design Engineer

R-042239
  1. Calverton, Alexandria
  1. Transportation

Senior Track Design Engineer

Senior Track Design Engineer

Why join us?

We are hiring! The Sr. Track Design Engineer will be based out of our office in Calverton, Maryland or Alexandria, Virginia and reports to our Aviation Division Manager. The Sr. Track Design Engineer serves as a recognized technical specialist throughout the company, providing advice on the resolution of major technical problems of marked importance to the organization. Provides technical expertise on programs and projects with substantial fees, developing standards for diverse activities. Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.

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?

  • Serves as technical rail consultant, solving major R&T technical problems, developing engineering standards and guides, and determining program objectives and requirements.
  • Analyzes projects and makes cost-effective design recommendations, monitors design approaches and makes final design decisions.
  • Provides consultation and advice throughout the company on matters within area of expertise.
  • Monitors budget conformance.
  • Develops, communicates and manages project quality assurance, administrative procedures, communication guidelines, project deliverable formats and specifications, and progress reporting requirements.
  • Actively serves in quality control capacity.
  • Coordinates communications between internal and external associates and client, and between firm and regulatory agencies. Maintains frequent contact with clients and regulatory agency personnel to determine their respective needs and requirements.
  • Markets company services.
  • Conducts technical training workshops and serves as mentor to less experienced engineers and other technical professionals.
  • May function as the project manager for routine to semi-complex projects. Responsibilities may include marketing, negotiating contracts, budgeting, financial management, schedule coordination and resources allocation.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

What will you contribute?

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. M.S. or graduate level technical coursework preferred. This level may be achieved by Engineers with fifteen years experience since Bachelor's or fourteen years since Master's. Typical incumbent has 20+ years of experience.
  • P.E. license is required.
  • Prior experience working with agency personnel, regulatory agencies, public clients and other organizations is highly desired.
  • A wide range of knowledge of rail transport is required (i.e. rapid transit, commuter rail, light rail, heavy rail, freight rail, etc.).
  • Strong persuasive ability, technical writing and communications skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees. May be eligible for project management training.

What we offer at Atkins:

At Atkins, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • 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.

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