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Senior Water Resources Project Manager

  1. Tampa
  1. Water

Senior Water Resources Project Manager

Senior Water Resources Project Manager

Why join us?

We are hiring! The Senior Water Resources Project Manager will be based out of our Tampa, Florida office and reports to our Sr. Drainage Engineer. A strong candidate for this role will need to demonstrate full competency in conventional engineering work and broad knowledge of precedents in transportation drainage and water resources. This individual must be competent in the project management of municipal projects with a broad knowledge of hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and design methods. The ideal candidate can manage municipal projects with multiple faceted designs which includes stormwater, roadway and utility design, complex hydrologic/hydraulic project designs and analyses, and give technical oversight to junior staff and work and work collaboratively with other departments to complete projects in a timely manner. The candidate will also assist in proposal preparation and in developing and performing client presentations. A working knowledge of CADD software like Civil 3D, AutoCAD and Microstation, in addition to, GIS experience associated with water resources, storm sewer analysis is also preferable. A strong candidate will be able to independently make sound preliminary engineering decisions, develop design plans, write design specifications and prepare technical reports. They will also be able to use or have a working knowledge of ICPR v3 & v4, SWMM5 and XPSWMM.

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?

  • Project manager for multiple municipal projects. Conducts contract negotiations with clients and sub-consultants.
  • Plans, schedules, billings and reports, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.
  • Performs preliminary engineering design and/or reviews the design and drafting work of junior engineers, designers, or drafters.
  • Works with external clients at progress meetings and throughout project to meet client needs, project schedules, goals and deadlines.
  • Prepares cost and staff hour estimates, job budgets and schedules.
  • Performs quality control and guidance of junior staff related to hydrologic/hydraulic models or methods.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of final plans and design reports and submits them for approval.
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation of hydrologic/hydraulic models and modeling reports and submits them for approval.
  • Coordinates work with other engineers and professionals within and outside own discipline, and with support services staff.
  • May perform other duties as the supervisor may, from time to time, deem necessary.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (preferably Civil Engineering with a specialization in Water Resources). Graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus. This level may be achieved with ten years of experience in project production and technical professional activities, four of these working as a project manager.
  • Professional Engineer license is required. Certification as a “Project Management Professional” (PMP) or “Certified Construction Manager” (CCM) required within one year of assuming this position.
  • Proven interpersonal skills, public speaking and persuasive ability; strong project financial management and team management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency.

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!

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In the event a recruiter or agency who is 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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