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Resilience Planner

  1. Orlando, Tampa, Atlanta, Calverton, Alexandria
R-113980

Why join us?

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis is seeking a Resilience Planner to join our Alexandria, VA. office.

The selected candidate will reside within the Water Engineering Technical Professional Organization (TPO) and supporting Water Infrastructure Solutions Business Unit and work collaboratively with company leadership and technical professionals to increase AtkinsRéalis integrated hazard resilience resources.

This individual must have background and passion for community resilience planning, policy, and technical analysis in multi natural hazard mitigation and climate change adaptation. Areas of technical focus for this position include but are not limited to floodplain management, training, outreach geospatial analysis, hazard mitigation, community planning, technical writing and document publication, research and planning related to Federal agencies (DHS-FEMA, EPA, USACE), state agencies, and local communities.  In short, we are looking for people that have desire to join growing organization dedicated to developing solutions and make a legacy in building a better future for people and our planet.

About Us:

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

  • A positive attitude, willingness to collaborate with teammates, results-oriented and eager to learn and develop technical capabilities along a progressive career development tract.
  • Develop technical solutions and programmatic improvements related to multi-hazard resilience and mitigation projects within federal, state, and municipal agencies.
  • Interact with client and project stakeholders, facilitate meetings, deliver presentations and coordinate agenda topic and post meeting action items.
  • Prepare plans, studies, reports, guides, and other technical documents Develop and conducts public outreach for community resilience projects, both virtual and in-person.
  • Research, analyze, and develop effective hazard mitigation policy and design solutions for local, state, and federal clients.
  • Apply principles of social equity and environmental justice to technical and strategic work.
  • Provide technical production of project deliverables and operations support.
  • Responsible for the compilation of data and the preparation of reports.
  • Coordinates operation within organization unit to ensure consistency with policies and procedures.
  • Must have good computer skills and be able to utilize standard office software’s.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s in Planning, Policy Analysis, Environmental Science, Sustainability, or another related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Bachelor’s in Geography, Engineering, Planning, Policy Analysis, Environmental Science, Sustainability, or another related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written and visual formats technical information related to natural hazards and resilience in projects, presentations, and papers.
  • Ability to facilitate community outreach and engagement meetings with diverse stakeholders.
  • Experience researching, planning, and developing operational and tactical plans, policies, procedures, and guidance to promote resilience and mitigation.
  • 2-9 years of experience.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and function both independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Well-developed time management skills, especially the ability to complete high-quality, detail-oriented deliverables on tight timelines amid competing deadlines within a diverse work group.
  • Thorough understanding of the National Flood Insurance Program, Risk MAP, CRS, HMTAP and BRIC programs.
  • Knowledge of water/flood and natural hazard analysis and regulatory issues, nature based solutions, building sciences, building codes, economic analysis, environmental and historic preservation (preferred).
  • Knowledge of industry trends in disaster and community resilience activities at non-profit, NGOs and related associations
  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills; outstanding attention to detail.
  • Prior experience developing training course content, outreach materials, written publications, and presentations.
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, SharePoint, and Access.
  • Familiarity with GIS (ArcPro, QGIS, etc.,) is preferred.
  • Certified Floodplain Manager or AICP.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

At AtkinsRéalis, 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!

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

Expected compensation range is between $85,000 - $120,000 annually OR $41.00 - $57.00 hourly depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

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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