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Civil Engineer

  1. Cities & development
  2. Alexandria
R-109800

Why join us?

Are you stuck at a company with no real opportunity or variety as a young civil engineer?  AtkinsRealis seeks an energetic Civil Engineer to join our Alexandria, VA Civil Engineering Group.  Our civil engineers do it all – grading, site plans, roads, utilities, stormwater facilities.  They work on local, state and federal projects that include small, medium and large planning, design-bid-build, and design-build projects.  Our civil engineers work on, and may travel to, federal projects throughout the US, as well as Europe and the Middle East.  They also work with other civil engineering groups in numerous offices across the US.  Come join AtkinsRealis, where opportunities abound.

About Us

AtkinsRealis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRealis 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. AtkinsRealis 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.

Our Alexandria office works on a variety of exciting projects for Federal agencies such as the Department of Defense (Navy, US Army Corps of Engineers, Air Force, Marine Corps, National Guard), National Park Service, Dept of Energy, and the National Institutes of Health; state agencies such as Maryland Transit Administration, WMATA, NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and the Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority; local municipalities including the City of Baltimore, Fairfax County, Loudoun County and Henrico County; plus many more.

How will you contribute to the team?

Applies standard engineering practices and techniques in specific situations which may include the following:

  • Assists in the planning, design, and production of engineering drawings. May supervise the production of these drawings. Carries out specific assignments in preparing and assembling specifications.
  • Participates in conducting engineering investigations and planning work by completing well-defined tasks. These tasks may include collection and analysis of data using established procedures, performance of routine calculations, and participation in evaluating the feasibility of alternate solutions.
  • Prepares assigned sections of reports working under the close review of a more experienced professional.
  • Participates on projects involving construction activities by reviewing shop drawings for conformance with easily interpreted specifications; assists in recordkeeping and in generating progress reports; observes relatively simple construction procedures, and collect samples for quality control testing
  • Performs data acquisition and analysis, researching the feasibility of alternative design approaches, site conditions, and/or regulatory agency specifications or regulations.
  • Prepares material for reports and permit applications, gathering information, writing rough outline, and/or preparing work progression documents and graphic presentations.
  • Performs engineering calculations.
  • Performs field observations of construction where appropriate.

Special Skills

  • Ability to work on civil engineering projects consisting of construction plans, specifications, and/or design calculations.
  • Experience with roadways, sanitary sewers, water distribution systems, storm drain facilities, site grading, stormwater management, earthwork, erosion & sediment control, environmental compliance, ADA compliance, and/or pavement markings & signage.
  • Conduct periodic site visits, responses to RFI’s, shop drawing review, and more.
  • Ability and willingness to work on private, municipal, state and federal projects.
  • Technical writing, computer and communications skills required.
  • Local experience working in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D knowledge and understanding required.
  • ProjectWise and Bluebeam knowledge and understanding is preferred.
  • SharePoint and MS Project knowledge and understanding are a plus.

Education and Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering.
  • 2 to 5 years experience

Professional Registrations

  • E.I. or EIT (or ability to obtain within 12 months) is required.

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

•            Paid Time Off (PTO)

•            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!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis 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.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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Career opportunities project professionals should take advantage of today.

Preview

Europe

Content type

Blogs

Publish date

05/24/2024

Summary

Ashley, Major Project Director, started his career as a civil and structural engineering apprentice. "It was clear during my studies and working environment that I had a natural tendency to so

Preview

What sets AtkinsRéalis apart? Major projects, unlimited career progression.

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by

Shailaja Mantha

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