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Senior Civil Engineer

  1. Cities & development
  2. Alexandria
R-109790

Why join us?

Are you stuck at a company with no real opportunity or variety as a civil engineer?  AtkinsRealis seeks a highly motivated self-starter to join our Alexandria, VA Civil Engineering Group as a Senior Civil Engineer.  Our civil engineers do it all – grading, site plans, roads, utilities, stormwater.  They also 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 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?

  • Performs project design, sketching design concepts to be developed by junior engineers, CAD designers or technicians.
  • Plans and reviews the production of engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Plans and reviews the production of engineering investigations or planning work.
  • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for new projects, weighing alternatives and selecting the most cost-effective solution.
  • Analyzes technical problems, assessing the feasibility of proposed techniques and procedures, and devising new approaches and alternative solutions.
  • Analyzes project scopes and prepares or oversees the preparation of cost and manpower estimates, schedules, and job budgets.
  • Coordinates work with project manager and guides junior professionals and technical personnel on the design and drafting of preliminary and final plans.
  • Is responsible for quality control, maintaining quality standards in all work produced, and checking computations or reviewing designs and drawings performed by others.
  • May occasionally manage projects.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Special Skills

  • Ability to lead and prepare 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.
  • Proven technical writing and communication skills.
  • Local experience working in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • Federal project experience not required but a plus.
  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D knowledge and understanding required.
  • ProjectWise, Bluebeam, SharePoint, and MS Project knowledge and understanding a plus.

Education and Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering.
  • Ten to twenty years of experience.

Professional Registrations

  • P.E. license 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
  • Hybrid work schedules
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid parental leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • 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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