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Sr. Civil/Structural Engineer

R-043533
  1. Oak Ridge
  1. Nuclear

Sr. Civil/Structural Engineer

Sr. Civil/Structural Engineer

Why join us?

We are hiring! The Sr. Civil/Structural Engineer is an integral part of our Nuclear team. This position is based out of our office in Oak Ridge, TN.

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 knowledge of engineering principles to design products such as chemical Designs and (depending on seniority) supervises construction projects. May use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform assignments. Able to take building designs from concept to final design and construction. Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments. Makes decisions independently on complex engineered systems, commensurate with experience and seniority. Applies knowledge of  Civil, Structural and Architectural (CS&A) principles to design, plan, permit and construct civil works.
  • Performs a variety of engineering calculations using traditional engineering methods or  Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to document compliance with project and code requirements, which may include; foundation analyses, structural frame analyses and one-off FEA model (ANSYS, STAAD, etc.) analyses.
  • Generates, and is fully conversant with layout plans, foundation details, steelwork details and architectural feature design.
  • Assists in the preparation and approval of design documents and plant modifications, including supervision of designers in document development in accordance with approved procedures, processes and design requirements
  • Provides technical expertise and guidance to develop, manage and implement engineering analysis, activities and programs to identify and resolve equipment and system problems.
  • Familiar with national codes and standards appropriate to the CS&A Engineering discipline.
  • Ensures relevant design criteria, specifications, practices, procedures and codes and site design and safety and licensing basis are used in preparation of design media.
  • Interfaces with staff, within the team and supporting sub-contractors to ensure work is being completed in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring that safety is an integral element embodied in equipment design and specification.
  • Works in multi-discipline teams on project-based work and ensures integration of design across multiple disciplines.
  • Performs checking to ensure accuracy of design media in accordance with company policies and procedures and client expectations.
  • Works on a timeline, ensuring the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of work and initiates corrective measures to overcome delays.
  • Understands, complies and is responsible for working to environmental health and safety policies and procedures, and attends meetings as required.
  • Recommends new equipment, concepts and techniques to improve performance, simplify design, reduce costs, correct design flaws or to comply with changes in client requirements, codes or regulations.
  • Performs independent research, reviews, studies and analyses in support of plant changes and design modifications.
  • Supports installation and testing of site systems and components.
  • Participates in the preparation of cost estimates for engineering services to internal and external clients and coordinates work assignments to meet project-established schedules and budgets.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment.
  • Leads and directs the work of others.
  • Significant creativity and latitude is required.
  • May act as Lead Discipline Engineer or Engineering Manager on dedicated Project(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor's degree required in civil engineering or related technical degree or equivalent experience
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years experience
  • Requires U.S. Citizenship
  • Strong communication skills – able to present design media to clients and customers
  • Advanced knowledge of FEA (ANSYTS, STAAD, etc.) and other civil design software and Microsoft office
  • Strong knowledge in functional discipline and its practical application
  • Strong knowledge of industry codes and regulations (AISC, ASCE, IBC, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of management of complex engineering projects

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.

Please review Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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

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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.  https://careers.snclavalin.com/recruitment-agencies

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